Yahoo has been releasing a new logo every day for the last month, and a former Yahoo designer has been informally testing them against the original. Some of them are “real stinkers,” but the data indicates that there may be a few diamonds in the rough.
Microsoft’s new Companion Web concept, first adopted by popular polling app Polar, could be the living-room experience we’ve all been waiting for. Unfortunately, it’s missing one key ingredient: a connection between the TV’s content and the browser.
There is considerable interest in design thinking and its application to management. A google search on “design thinking” and “management” produced 146,000 items. When “business” is substituted for management the number goes to 180,000. Many of the highest ranked of these include blog entries in which designers struggle to make sense of this phenomenon and attempt to characterize design thinking. Similar searches on google scholar produced 1,330 items and 1,050 items respectively. Some common features permeate the discussion.