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April 2016

Why Did You Study an MFA in Interaction Design at SVA?

Featured: Tom Harman

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June 2016

Cataloguing The World's Disappearing Places In Stunning, 360-Degree Video

Featured: David Al-Ibrahim Saba Singh

Catalog.Earth wants to make sure people can explore threatened places in virtual reality that will soon be gone in real life. Read Article

Runner's Routes Make Star Wars Maps

Featured: Gene Lu

A fitness fan has proved the Force is strong in Portland, US, by mapping out Star Wars routes while jogging. Read Article

Planet Money: The Hoverboard Life

The hottest toy this holiday season has no identifiable logo, no main distributor, and no widely agreed upon name. So, today on the show, we set out to find who invented them. The process involves late night phone calls to Shenzhen, a high tech deconstruction project, and the purchase of a Planet Money hoverboard all our own. What we find might change the way you think about invention. Read Article

Has Design Become Too Hard?

Featured: Jeffrey Zeldman

"Good design was never easy." Faculty Jeffrey Zeldman talks to Communication Arts about change and challenge in website design. Read Article

Miranda July and Paul Ford Cyberstalked Me

“Are you still a writer?” Miranda July asked me the other night at the New Museum, following a dinner in the museum's penthouse "Sky Room." Then she disappeared. Read Article

A Redesigned Parking Sign So Simple That You’ll Never Get Towed

Featured: Nikki Sylianteng

Your car gets towed, and who do you blame? Yourself? God no, you blame that impossibly confusing parking sign. It’s a fair accusation, really. Of all the questionable communication tools our cities use, parking signs are easily among the worst offenders. Read Article

Get Much Smarter About Machine Learning in 2 Minutes

Featured: Tony Chu

"Machine learning" is a funny term. On the one hand, taken at face value it suggests nothing less than straight-up artificial intelligence. And machine learning and deep neural networks do underpin the ability of software to do things like identify objects and faces in images, invent recipes, or recognize whales songs in the ocean so that ships don't run into them. Read Article

Goodbye Pay Phones, Hello LinkNYC

New York City: Your future is calling. Free Wi-Fi kiosks are replacing old pay phones. The first, at 15th Street and Third Avenue, is being unveiled today and will be switched on in a few weeks. The plan calls for a total of 7,500 throughout the city. Read Article

The Great Discontent Interview Liz Danzico

Featured: Liz Danzico

Liz Danzico is chair and cofounder of MFA in Interaction Design at School of Visual Arts, one of the world's top art and design schools. She is creative director for NPR, whose mission is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public. She is on advisory boards for schools and accelerator programs including the NEA Studio, Thiel Fellowship, and Austin Center for Design. She writes for publications and her own blog at Read Article

Crowd-funding helps designers stand up, start up and sell

Featured: Sam Carmichael Mikey Chen

At 6 feet, 3 inches, Sam Carmichael was more comfortable standing than sitting at his office desk. But his standing desk broke soon after he got it, and higher-quality versions cost thousands. So after Carmichael became a student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, he collaborated with classmate Mikey Chen to create one. Read Article

The Busiest Bike in New York (and More Interesting Citi Bike Data)

Featured: Luke Stern Amy Wu

“We’re trying to hack the user experience of Citi Bike,” said Luke Stern, who presented alongside his fellow SVA student Amy Wu. Their research team has mocked up a system that would allow casual users to pre-pay away from the maddening crowds, either online or by mobile phone, by accessing a wider variety of passes than currently exist — a $2 single-ride pass, or a $15 Weekend Pass, good for three days. Read Article

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