06 Dec '13, 9pm

When the designer bubble goes pop - Pivotal Labs

“Hey, the economy is going to turn around in the West,” I yelped across the living room to my roommate. She poked he head around the side of the door, “What? When?” Flipping through my favorite issue of The Economist , one that foreshadows the following year, I tell her things are turning around for the Americas, Europe and Japan. I flip a few more pages and see the word “tech” in a headline with an image of an occupy protester. I lowered my brow and shoulders as I read the coming tech-lash . “Nevermind. Not here…” “We live in a bubble,” says Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google (and a member of The Economist Group’s board of directors), “and I don’t mean a tech bubble or a valuation bubble. I mean a bubble as in our own little world.” This little world has been protected from popular anger about inequality. The popping of the bubble will be one of the biggest changes in t...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/designer-bubble-goes-pop/#!

Tweets

When the designer bubble goes pop

pivotallabs.com 07 Dec '13, 7pm

“Hey, the economy is going to turn around in the West,” I yelped across the living room to my roommate. She poked he head ...

Photo of secret UPS drone project goes viral

milblogging.com 06 Dec '13, 2pm

Syria is Oxford University Press’s Place of the Year, and to call attention to the sociopolitical turmoil in the country, ...

Related to the argument about curl|bash being n...

pivotallabs.com 06 Dec '13, 5pm

A client recently expressed concern with a number of gems added to his project. A quick explanation and a little documenta...

4 apps to help bring less clicks and more imagery into my daily flow

4 apps to help bring less clicks and more image...

pivotallabs.com 06 Dec '13, 7pm

As it turns out, I’m a person. And like many persons, I too am a visual creature. Technology isn’t naturally built for peo...

Before there was AngularJS there was Angular, a...

pivotallabs.com 07 Dec '13, 6pm

Pivot Adam Abrons and partner Misko Hevery introduce Angular, a platform for building data-backed applications with browse...

Porsche Goes One Size Down With New Macan Cross...

justluxe.com 11 Dec '13, 5pm

Web publication providing objective analysis and information to affluent consumers to assist with their decision making, s...

A Conversation with Jewelry Designer Brooke Gregson @hautelivingUAE @comptoir102 @brookegregson

A Conversation with Jewelry Designer Brooke Gre...

hauteliving.com 08 Dec '13, 2am

American jewelry designer Brooke Gregson’s delicate creations incorporate a range of precious stones, fine metals and astr...

@hackerspace_krk visited us to talk about #IoTs...

silabs.com 07 Dec '13, 2pm

Silicon Labs University Program Contents Documents and Software UM001 — Microcontroller This lesson is the first in the Si...

How to Avoid the Massive Destruction of Usernam...

pivotallabs.com 06 Dec '13, 2pm

Suppose you are launching a new web application. You have a list of users with personal information, and you need to mail ...

Is Bitcoin a speculative bubble?

Is Bitcoin a speculative bubble?

kottke.org 13 Dec '13, 10pm

This chart shows a dramatic reduction in the total number of transactions, irrespective of size, per dollar of bitcoin's m...

Classic #BlackandWhite never goes out of Style ...

heels.com 15 Dec '13, 11pm

Black and white have been spotted all over the runways, showing up in geometric prints, color blocked patterns and polka d...

Working through the ideas found in @natpryce & ...

pivotallabs.com 09 Dec '13, 7pm

Personal Preface: It has been a long time desire of mine to work through the ideas found in Steve Freeman’s and Nat Pryce’...