Intel Goes Interactive with YouTube “Escape”

Interesting online video marketing for Intel’s new Core Processors. Can’t say I came away knowing anything more about the processors after “The Escape”, but as a technology marketer, I did enjoy the convergence of video, Facebook integration and even an embedded QR code to extend the experience. Nice way to blend high production values and immersive engagement to bring video to life. Next time, I’d like to come away with a little more understanding rather than just whiplash.

800 Languages, 1 Typeface

Fascinating case study about Google and Monotype’s collaboration on Noto – an incredibly ambitious project to create one master typeface that can display on any device, any medium, in any language or writing system.


Drone on the Farm

A report from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International predicted that the legalization of commercial drones would create more than $80 billion of positive economic impact (i.e., revenue and job creation) between 2015 and 2025. The predicted biggest piece of that growth? Agriculture.


Ready for Smart Tattoos?

MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Microsoft Research, has unveiled DuoSkin, a project that uses temporary tattoos as connected interfaces that can be used in a variety of ways.