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Design Thinking

Colorfy Reloaded.

Nov 1, 2016 | 3 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Allgemein, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Driving, Design Thinking, Electric Cars, Future, Hardware, Innovation, Micro Cars

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  Damn. It's amazing how fast life can veer off course. By all measures, Colorfy is thriving. We collaborate with over twenty team members, mostly world-class engineers and designers. We reside in a cozy office located in the heart of poor-but-sexy, Berlin. We work for the best and most well-known clients, including Elgato, Henkel, Philips and innovative startups like Avegant,… more

Saying Goodbye To Screens Altogether:

Oct 14, 2016 | 3 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Allgemein, Artificial Intelligence, Design Thinking, Future, Google, Hardware, Innovation, IoT, Vertical Integration

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How Google’s Assistant Is Ushering Us Into a New Era of Design.   While IoT was a term coined in 1999 and its buzz has been building since then, Google and the world’s focus on A.I. marks a tectonic shift in technology, and I believe we're looking at the dawn of something incredibly impactful. After Google’s hardware event last week where… more

Talk to me, human!

Jun 23, 2016 | 6 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Artificial Intelligence, Design Thinking, Future, Innovation

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How AI will change the world as we know it.  Seasoned travellers know how it happens—just one cancelled flight and you’re done. If it’s not a simple "there and back" journey, only one change in your schedule is capable of making all other flights, hotel bookings, and business meetings fall like dominoes. It can be a real bummer, unless you’re… more

Ready Player One?

Jun 8, 2016 | 6 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Design Thinking, Future, Innovation, Motion Simulator, Simulation, VR

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In 1965, an American computer scientist, Ivan Sutherland, one of the inventors of computer graphics, proposed the concept of “the ultimate display.” He thought that such a display would actually be a room where everything you see is controlled by the computer. “With appropriate programming, such a display could literally be the Wonderland into which Alice walked,” wrote Sutherland in… more

The Screenless Future

Apr 29, 2016 | 3 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Design Thinking, IoT, Kickstarter

  I just spent money on something I don’t need — an advanced GPS computer for bikers called Omata One. I’m no biker. Well, of course, I have a bike, and I ride — as most Berliners do — but I don’t care about speed, distances, and vertical ascent. So there is no point in owning a speedometer, especially one this fancy. For me, backing Omata on… more