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Norwegian ‘Shrooms’

Krystsina Sinkevich Section: Barbara Adams Headline: Shroom, Public Outdoor Lights for Norwegian Cities, by Ralston & Bau Date: 10/17/2012 Source: Flipboard Abstract: Popular 20th century design principle of ‘form follows function’ in its pure form is obsolete, as McDonough and … Continue reading

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Creepy Tangibility

Krystsina Sinkevich Section: Barbara Adams Headline: A Vest That Hugs You When You Get Social Media Love Date: 10/17/2012 Source: Flipboard Abstract: “At what point does tangible media become uncomfortable for users?” – that was the central question behind the … Continue reading

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My New Best Friend, Google

Ashley Chang Section: Barbara Adams Headline: A New Google App Gives You Local Information — Before You Ask for It Date: Sep 27, 2012 Source: nytimes.com Abstract: Google has created an app, Field Trip, that gives people facts about the … Continue reading

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Beyond Maps

Terrence Charles Section: Adams Global Now Abstract Headline: Takeover: Beyond Maps Date: 9/27/2012 Source: New York Times Abstract: When does the push for cultural and information exchange reach its limit? Appurdurai explains how the advent of technologic age created and … Continue reading

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Public Library offering free 3D Printing Resources

WeiChing Lin Section: Barbara Adams Headline: Public Library offering free 3D Printing Resources Date: Sep 13 2012 Source: Core 77 Abstract: 3D printing technology has been around for approximately 20 years, while it is developing fast enough to stun the … Continue reading

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Design Thrills Apple’s Partners, but Will Cost Users

Global Issues in Design Sang Hup Park Section: [K] Barbra Adams Global Now: Abstract Headline: Design Thrills Apple’s Partners, but Will Cost Users Date: 09/13/2012 Source: New York Times By Brian X. Chen Abstract: Apple iPhone 5 was released yesterday. But a new connector, … Continue reading

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Technology and Surveillance: Democracy in Danger

Krystsina Sinkevich Section: Barbara Adams Global Now: Abstract Headline: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales attacks government’s ‘snooper’s charter’ Date: 09/05/2012 Source: Flipboard Abstract: “It is not the sort of thing I’d expect from a western democracy. It is the kind of … Continue reading

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