Ideatrotter: Disruptive 2.0 Intelligence

The Making of Unnumbered Sparks

Learn about the making of Unnumbered Sparks, a monumental interactive sculpture in Vancouver, Canada created by artists Janet Echelman and Aaron Koblin for TED’s 30th anniversary. Choreographed by visitors in real time through their mobile devices, at night, the sculpture becomes a crowd-controlled visual artwork on a giant, floating canvas powered by Google.

#video #mobile phones #technology #google #design

The Most Literate Generation: Wattpad & The Power of Social Reading

The next time you hear someone say “no one reads anymore,” show them Wattpad. With more than 20 million users, Wattpad is the world’s largest community for readers and writers, and to the consternation of traditional publishing - entirely free.

To those naysayers who claim reading is the pastime of a bygone era, the numbers don’t lie - in 2013 alone, users spent 41 billion minutes on Wattpad with a new chapter uploaded every second. The platform lets users contribute cover art for their favorite stories, and become collaborators alongside their favorite authors.

#video #books #education #technology #mobile phones #applications
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New startup offers a little peace and quiet in the heart of NYC, for 25 dollars an hour

Ever need to take a break in a busy city like New York, yet stopping at home isn’t an option? There’s an app for that. It’s called Breather and has been dubbed the Zipcar of personal spaces.

#video #new york #mobile phones #applications
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Text, Call or Email for your Latte

Speaking on the topic of the digital revolution in retail, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sees a ‘seismic change in consumer behavior’ and says ‘every retail company is going to have to change.’

#video #mobile phones #business model #strategy

The Health App Revolution

Pact CEO and Co-Founder Yifan Zhang and Glow Founder and PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin discuss health apps.

#video #Health Care #mobile phones #applications
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On the pulse of the Networked Society

Ericsson has performed in-depth data traffic measurements since the early days of mobile broadband from a large base of live networks covering all regions of the world. The aim of this report is to share analysis based on these measurements, internal forecasts and other relevant studies to provide insights into the current traffic and market trends.

#video #network #mobile phones #trends #strategy

John Versus Thor in Newly Launched QuizUp

Plain Vanilla Games CEO Thor Fridriksson challenged John to a game of QuizUp which is the next evolution of their previous quiz based games for the Twilight series. In a battle of wits over iPhones, you can get a taste of the gameplay design.

#video #gaming #iphone #design #mobile phones

TeamLabBody 3D human anatomy app

This is the teamLabBody, co-developed by teamLab and Professor Sugamoto, in Osaka University’s department of orthopedics. It is a 3D human anatomy app, based on the joints and natural range of movements of the human body.

#video #Health Care #technology #mobile phones #3d

FiLIP Smartwatch Protects Kids From Danger and Angry Birds

The FiLIP is a kid-friendly smartwatch that packs GPS, cell-service and wi-fi on to your kids’ wrists. All of the “but what if I need to call you from school?” excuses cited by kids when looking for the Christmas iPhone are covered by the FiLIP. Best of all: You’ll save your kids the inevitable app addiction that comes with online marketplaces and free games.

#video #technology #gps #mobile phones #smartphones
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