A thoughtful and poignant investigation of the story behind Frank Lloyd Wrights concrete block LA houses.
While this link talks about Fortnite, it really speaks to a trend. Even if the fad of Fortnite passes, and another brand replaces it, the underlying trend will probably continue.
The sophistication of games, their free-form narrative structures, and the cost and ubiquity of devices are trends converging on a new reality — that games are becoming the new Social Networks. When you can chat with other players, share thrilling experiences, and integrate the game into your day wherever you are, it becomes clearer this is going to become a new language for players to connect through – the way conversations about TV shows were for a previous generation.
A new technology is integrating itself into the culture, and everything from society to the economy is going to be affected.
The game is an excuse to stay connected
I love stories like this, that peel the layers of the hard work that makes real innovation happen, to reveal something thats often counter-intuitive.
This is the fascinating story of Googles only Senior Fellows – Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat – a pair of coders that solved foundational problems for Google and helped create the Internet experience as we know it, by coding together.
To solve problems at scale, paradoxically, you have to know the smallest detailsAlan Eustace, Google
The kind of light, shadow and color it’s impossible to find in Delhi beyond a few days in the monsoon
He’s king of the world!
This bears thinking about…
Big companies are hoarding big data and doing nothing with it–except invading our privacy. It’s time to think small, writes Paddle Consulting’s Brian Millar.