Tag: futurism

Zoom Learning, Then What?

Education Technology Design

For years, we’ve been hearing about how technology is going to “Revolutionize Education.”  About how designing digital devices will save the students, crafting the future of learning. Well, suddenly and without warning, the future of education is here, and it doesn’t look very revolutionary. Why not?
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A Look Into the Experience Economy

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In a recent roundtable, we spoke to strategists from some of the leading financial institutions in the country about shifting cultural perspectives around money and careers. Our parents taught us to save and not to overspend, but the youngest generation sees the world a little differently: salaries spent on luxury apartments, spontaneous flights to Santorini, concert tickets to Coachella and flexible work gigs to make it all possible. Read more…

When Google buys 99designs, the traditional design industry is screwed.

When Google Buys 99 Designs, Design is Dead

Most designers I know hate 99designs. 99designs is a marketplace for design work – things like logos, clothing, websites, and more. Customers in search of a design can start contests, designers submit their work, and the customer selects a design. It boasts 444,000 happy customers with an average 4.7 out of 5 stars, $200M paid to designers, and a 60 day money back guarantee.
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