December 9th, 2011
Forward Thinking Vol. 55
Our weekly update, where we share what’s inspiring us:
New New Twitter
Yesterday saw Twitter unveil a grand redesign, introducing significant UI revisions that unite both their web and mobile experience more so than ever before. Technology writer Dan Frommer compiled a rather interesting list of key takeaways, penning a great read that sheds some light on big changes and the future of the platform.
Siegel+Gale’s second annual Global Brand Simplicity Index
Siegel + Gale’s sophomore report spans over 90 pages, packed with research, analysis and key insights as to how brands can and do embrace simplicity to generate results.
Welcome to the Post Digital World
The Guardian’s Simon Jenkins has recently published his commentary on the post digital world; he explores the notion of technology stimulating offline activities, acting as a prime catalyst for social connection in the real world.
Crowdsourced TV Traffic Reports
Traffic is a problem that plagues drivers in cities both large and small, however as with many modern problems a digital solution isn’t far away. Wave, a crowded source traffic app, has been garnering much attention as national TV networks have scurried to partner with them, providing real-time updates that are proving to be of great benefit to drivers across the U.S.
Adrop Music Messaging Game
Adrop is an online game that allows you to send a message to another person, a typical online action, however this game asks you to help that message on its journey across rugged digital terrain with many an obstacle to overcome.