Do you read enough?

Do you read enough? design and internet

Do you read enough? BookBub is a free service that helps millions of readers discover great deals on acclaimed ebooks while providing publishers and authors with a way to drive sales and find new fans. Members receive a personalised daily email alerting them to the best free and deeply discounted titles matching their interests as […]

Calbuco volcano erupting

Calbuco volcano erupting - design and internet

Calbuco volcano erupting – Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted in a breathtaking 4K timelapse. It was the chance of a lifetime for filmmaker Martin Heck and his crew when, in pursuit of a film of the neighbouring Osorno volcano in Chile, Calbuco erupted to everyone’s surprise. The crew scrambled to set up cameras wherever they could […]

How much Storage do I need?

How much storage do I need - design and internet

Throughout history, humans battled with a series of essential questions when it comes to Digital Storage. Yes, the Cloud is here and yes, we all ask, where is the Cloud? However, if you are not familiar with the Cloud and want to invest in external storage, how big should buy hard drive be? What is […]

The London Underline

The London Underground - designa nd internet

The London Underline – Gensler’s vision for London’s unused spaces and surplus infrastructure, The London Underline, would offer London the world’s first network of subterranean pedestrian and bike paths. The London Underline won ‘Best Conceptual Project’ at the 2015 London Planning Awards. Momentum Transport Planning and Pavegen consulted on Gensler’s design. The design would see […]

Cymatics

Cymatics - design and internet

Nigel John Stanford is a musician from New Zealand who is well-known for his work in the genres of Ambient and New Age music. In the video, you can see a range of his musical abilities as he plays both a drum set and a piano while also rigging makeshift instruments from things like playing […]

Tower of London Poppies

Tower of London Poppies - design and internet

If you missed the Tower of London Poppies then this is what a drone saw when it flew over the Tower of London’s poppy display. A stunning, stirring and a stark reminder of every life lost. The Tower of London has famously marked the centenary of the First World War with a stunning display of […]

1st Phone For Your Child

1st fone for your child - design and internet

The 1st phone for your child. We have found a little phone with a lot to offer. When do you give your child a mobile without running the risk of hefty data charges and an understanding of what a mobile phone is meant for? Let’s try and give a recommendation of a sensible mobile phone […]

Design Tips For Websites

Design Tips for Websites - design and internet

8 Design Tips For Websites. Thinking about designing a new website, or even redesigning a site you already have? Here are some basic design strategies to keep in mind for higher engagement and usability. – 1. Keep it Simple Whether you’re thinking about your home page, navigation, or content, keep it simple. Don’t make it […]

Northern Soul The Film

Northern Soul The Film - design and internet

This is the story of Northern Soul The Film – This is a story of a youth culture that changed a generation and influenced songwriters, producers, DJs and designers for decades to come. The film tells the tale of two Northern boys whose worlds are changed forever when they discover black American soul music. Northern […]

Why Privacy Matters

Why Privacy Matters - design and internet

Why Privacy Matters – Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see – and write about – the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States’ extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not […]

A Magna Carta For The Web

A Magna Carta For The Web - design and internet

A Magna Carta For The Web – Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web 25 years ago. Find out more: here. So it’s worth a listen when he warns us: There’s a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralising corporate control all threaten the web’s wide-open spaces. It’s up to users to […]

Google Impact Challenge

Google Impact Challenge - design and internet

Google Impact Challenge displays 10 projects to make a better world, faster. The Google Impact Challenge supports UK nonprofits using technology to tackle problems and transform lives around the world. Vote now for your four favourite projects – voting ends on 30th July. Ten winning projects have been selected to receive £200,000. Now it’s over […]

David Lang My Underwater Robot

David Lang My Underwater Robot - design and internet

David Lang My Underwater Robot – David Lang is a maker who taught himself to become an amateur oceanographer — or, he taught a robot to be one for him. In a charming talk Lang, a TED Fellow shows how he and a network of ocean lovers teamed up to build open-sourced, low-cost underwater explorers. […]

Changing Education Paradigms

Changing Education Paradigms - design and internet

_creative by RSA Animate _talk by Sir Ken Robinson. Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools’ dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD. An important, timely talk for parents and teachers. A truly inspiring animated video, created over the exceptional words and sounds of Sir Ken Robinson. […]

Digital Revolution at The Barbican

Digital Revolution at The Barbican - design and internet

Digital Revolution at The Barbican: 3 July – 14 Sept, Barbican Centre, London. Discover the rise of digital creativity across the arts in this immersive exhibition. Interact with a three-dimensional laser light field, pet robotic snakes and see the future of wearable tech. Contribute to new commissions or go back in time to play classic […]

The Internets Own Boy

The Internets Own Boy - design and internet

The Internets Own Boy is the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz’s help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz’s groundbreaking work in social justice and political organising combined with his aggressive […]

Creative Technology

Creative Technology - design and internet

Creative Technology is sometimes a trip down memory lane. With so many intelligent and clever people within our touchpoints, we found this clip; Play House is an automata that mechanically computes and performs hooky and hypnotic acid house. A sequence of LEGO gears, levers and latches move to mutate riffs and rhythm patterns. Motions are […]

The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie - design and internet

The Armstrong Lie – A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong’s improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace. The Armstrong Lie is a 2013 American documentary film directed by Alex Gibney about the cyclist Lance Armstrong. Originally titled The Road Back, the film takes its name from “Le Mensonge Armstrong”, the headline of the August […]

Chromebooks for Education

Chromebooks for Education - design and internet

Chromebooks for Education – Fast, secure, portable computers that allow students to collaborate and share their work. Affordable devices are easy to set up and manage from the web-based management console. Made for a classroom, a school or even a whole local authority. For every School, Chromebooks are designed to help students and teachers get […]