We are seeing an enormous innovation in technology in the world of bits, computers, internet, mobile internet, things like that. We need to be innovating a lot more in other areas too. Energy, transportation, more affordable housing. In the world of atoms as well as bits. That’s the big question; Are we going to continue to progress as a society or in a period of relative stagnation?
Peter Thiel

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel on the future of technology

The Apple watch is a tour de force of Design. 
I never say things like that.

mapsontheweb:

Define an Area and Find the Population Living Within: http://www.freemaptools.com/find-population.htm

mapsontheweb:

Define an Area and Find the Population Living Within: http://www.freemaptools.com/find-population.htm

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Ukrainian aircraft shot down by pro-Russian separatists
Ukrainian forces have lost at least 10 aircraft while trying to regain control of the pro-Russian areas of Luhansk and Donetsk provinces. Pro-Russian forces have no aircraft.

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Ukrainian aircraft shot down by pro-Russian separatists

Ukrainian forces have lost at least 10 aircraft while trying to regain control of the pro-Russian areas of Luhansk and Donetsk provinces. Pro-Russian forces have no aircraft.

(via A trilogy of books capturing the world of Sheep Farming by Sarah Pannasch — Kickstarter)
This German designer/photographer out of Belfast is Kickstarting a book about sheep farming.

(via A trilogy of books capturing the world of Sheep Farming by Sarah Pannasch — Kickstarter)
This German designer/photographer out of Belfast is Kickstarting a book about sheep farming.

(via Profound Grid | A grid system for fixed and fluid layouts)
(via What Causes the Smell of New & Old Books? | Compound Interest)
User experience gone insane: 4GB to 32GB SanDisk USB drives. Pointless lilliputian scale? Just because you can design something smaller does not mean you should.

User experience gone insane: 4GB to 32GB SanDisk USB drives. Pointless lilliputian scale? Just because you can design something smaller does not mean you should.

(via Europe’s Landscape Is Still Scarred by World War I | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian)

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How Rich Bill Gates Is

interesting way to demonstrate value. Wait to end.

(via Glasgow School of Art fire: fire damages Charles Rennie Mackintosh building - live | UK news | theguardian.com)

John Maeda Nominated for Administration Post

Maeda is a nominee for Member of the National Council on the Arts, an advisory group for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) that reviews and makes recommendations on policies, programs, grants, funding guidelines, and leadership initiatives.