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Ask me anything   Itamar Medeiros, from Brazil, currently lives in Bonn (Germany), where he works as Senior User Experience Designer for Roamworks. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has developed several websites and interactive media campaigns, both as art director and, later, as creative director for several new media agencies in Pernambuco, Brazil. As an Information Design specialist, served as board member of the Brazilian Society of Information Design, lead the Design Research team of the Hypermedia Lab at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, and held a lecturing position as Assistant Program Director of the Visual Communication Department of the Raffles Design Institute at DongHua University, China. Recently, he has been awarded with an MA (distinction) in Design Practice at Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK) for his thesis “Designing the User Experience: Creating Innovative Design Software Solutions within Collaborative/Distributed Design Environments”

Ellen Lupton on the important role of design in everyday life

Ellen Lupton on the important role of design in everyday life #designeducation #graphicdesign #curation @EllenLupton

Ellen Lupton, author, educator, curator, and graphic designer speaks about the important role of design in everyday life.

Ellen Luptonis curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City and director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. An author of numerous books and articles on design, she is a…

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#AIGA  #Amazon  #author  #Design  #designer  #Editor  #Graphic Design  #graphic designer  #Museum  #New York 
Infrastructure in Brazil: falling 20 positions in logistics ranking

Brazil falls 20 positions in logistics ranking #infrastructure #logistics #supplychain #economy #Brazil

Brazil fell twenty positions in the world ranking logistics of the World Bank (Bird), which measures the efficiency of transport systems in 160 countries. The report, released recently, takes into account the perception of entrepreneurs in relation to the efficiency of the transportation infrastructure. Brazil occupied the 65th place in the ranking. This is the worst placement since the ranking…

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#America  #bank  #Brazil  #Economy  #Entrepreneur  #Germany  #income  #Infrastructure  #Mexico  #Netherlands  #Report  #The World Bank  #work 
Watch Mike Kuniavsky’s “How designers will reinvent manufacturing” talk

Watch Mike Kuniavsky’s “How designers will reinvent manufacturing” talk @mikekuniavsky #iot #design #manufacturing

Picture a world where Amazon.comis a factory. Products are made as needed, based on direct input from users to designers and developers. Consumption directly drives production, and data informs design. If we weren’t talking about physical products, this would sound a lot like Web/app interaction design, but the worlds of making atoms and bits are quickly colliding, and the implications are…

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— 2 weeks ago
#Amazon  #author  #consultant  #Design  #designer  #Entrepreneur  #Interaction Design  #Manufacturing Industry  #researcher  #technology  #user experience  #user research  #UX  #Web  #Wired  #work 
Mobile Devices in Brazil: 29% of low income families have smartphones

29% of low income families in Brazil have smartphones #Brazil #mobiledevices #consumerbehavior #trends

With more affordable models, smartphones more than doubled their share of the population of class C in Brazil in 2013.

According to research firm Kantar Worldpanel, the use of these devices has gone from a level of 8% of the population in 2012 to 17% last year. Data were collected through a survey of 24,000 consumers.

Another finding of the research firm was the preference of Brazilians for…

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— 3 weeks ago
#Brazil  #Consumer Behavior  #Economic indicators  #income  #mobile devices  #Mobile Phones  #population  #Social Issues  #technology  #Trend Watching 
Washington Olivetto named 2014 Clio Lifetime Achievement award winner

Washington Olivetto named 2014 Clio Lifetime Achievement award winner #advertising #Brazil @CLIOAwards @wmccannbr

The Clio Awards will award iconic Brazilian creative director and WMcCann Brazil agency head Washington Olivetto with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the 55th annual awards show on October 1 at Cipriani in New York.

The Clio Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates outstanding creative contributions by individuals who have led their community forward and paved…

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— 3 weeks ago
#Advertising  #Advertising Age  #awards  #Berlin  #book  #Brazil  #Cannes  #creative director  #Europe  #film  #Icon  #Latin America  #Latin American  #magazine  #Marketing  #media  #New York  #print  #Rio de Janeiro  #São Paulo  #television  #United States 
Watch Stephen P Anderson’s “From Information to Understanding: Solving the Small Data Problems” talk

Stephen P Anderson’s “From Information to Understanding: Solving the Small Data Problems” talk #ia @stephenanderson

In this interesting (and personal) talk at TEDxUtrecht, designer Stephen P. Anderson shares a story about how the presentation of information can facilitate understanding and can improve our quality of life.

Stephen P. Anderson is an internationally recognized speaker and consultant based out of Dallas, Texas. He created the Mental Notes card deck, a tool that’s widely used by product teams to…

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— 3 weeks ago
#Amazon  #author  #consultant  #Design  #designer  #energy  #Information Architect  #Interaction Design  #Interaction Designer  #Nokia  #psychology  #Stephen P Anderson  #technology  #Web  #Web applications  #work  #workshops 
Internet in Brazil: E-commerce grows 28% in 2013

Internet in Brazil: E-commerce grows 28% in 2013 #onlineshopping #internet #ecommerce #web #trends #Brazil

Brazilian market gains momentum with launch of the Portuguese version of eBay and aggressive investments with OLX and Good Business.

According to Nielsen data Ibope, the set of classified sites and auction, which includes services such OLX, Bom Negócio and — the most popular of them in Brazil — Mercado Livre, reached an audience of 19 million unique users in February 2014. This represents 59% of…

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— 3 weeks ago
#advertising  #Africa  #Brazil  #Computer  #e-commerce  #eBay  #Internet  #iPhone  #market  #Marketing  #media  #mobile devices  #model  #Nielsen  #Report  #retail  #revenue  #South Africa  #technology  #United States  #Vehicles  #Web 
Watch Simon Sinek’s “If You Don’t Understand People, You Don’t Understand Business” talk

Simon Sinek’s “If You Don’t Understand People, You Don’t Understand Business” #empathy @simonsinek

About this presentation

In this wide-ranging talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinekdiscusses the importance of trust, authenticity, and meaning. Sinek argues that as individuals and companies, everything that we say and do is a symbol of who we are. And it is only when we communicate our beliefs authentically that we can attract others to our cause, and form the bonds that will…

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— 3 weeks ago
#99u  #author  #education  #Employment  #ios  #leadership  #Microsoft  #New York  #Simon Sinek  #United States  #work 
Watch Luke Wroblewski’s “Infinite Inputs” talk

Watch Luke Wroblewski’s “Infinite Inputs” talk #gesturalinterfaces #interfacedesign #ui #mobile @LukeW

In the beginning… there was the keyboard and the mouse. Today, the kinds of input our computing devices support keeps growing: touch, voice, device motion, and much more. Each additional input type offers new possibilities for interaction that requires our interface designs to adapt.

When will this deluge of new input types end so don’t have to keep re-designing our software? Luke Wroblewski’s —…

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— 3 weeks ago
#Amazon  #Blog  #computing  #Design  #desktop software  #gestural interfaces  #Interaction Design  #Interaction Designer  #interface  #mobile devices  #Mobile Phones  #Mobile Web  #Software  #software interfaces  #tangible interfaces  #technology  #User Interface  #UX  #Web  #Yahoo