Category Archive for: Innovation

Does your S P I N A C H email?

Crazy Cool – through #nanotechnology, engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have transformed spinach into sensors capable of detecting pollution. In contact with specific chemicals, the plant emits a signal which is read by an infrared camera, sending an email alert to the scientists. Yes, you read that right the spinach emails – think early warning system –…

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X U P E R M A S K – will.i.am x Honeywell

Will.i.am‘s superhero-inspired mask has air filters, earbuds, and LED lights! The Black Eyed Peas iconic lead man is back with another wild gadget — though this one might be his most aptly timed yet. Dubbed “Xupermask,” it combines personal protective equipment #PPE elements with high-tech audio to create a device that, according to will.i.am, has been designed to…

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P I L L C A M and the Fantastic Voyage

P I L L C A M – for decades, sci-fi writers have fantasized about taking a “fantastic voyage” inside the human body. The story usually involves a maverick scientist getting miniaturized, popped into a syringe, and then, next thing you know, he or she is slaloming around inside a live person. Sounds outrageous, right?…

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Visa goes C R Y P T O

Yes, the tide is shifting and Visa moving with it. Reuters, announced that the payments giant will roll out a pilot program with #crypto platform Crypto.com. Crypto.com already offers its users a Visa card. However, any payments used by the cryptocurrency card have to be converted to fiat, which adds costs and complexities for merchants. Here’s the new process:> A Crypto.com Visa…

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You’re not a B O T. Don’t date like one.

Great #creative – a friendly reminder from Jose Cuervo to keep your dating interesting. You’re not a bot. Don’t date like one. Most of us have had our fair share of bad dates. They offer us good stories to tell … but they are nothing compared to what you could easily consider the saddest date in human history: between…

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Imagining the Future No.6

“Life in 2022” painted by Walter Molino in 1962. This personal bubble transport is a little bit TOO on the mark with the #covid19 pandemic. #wakeupimagine #future #transportation #healthtech

Metrics M E T R I C S Everywhere

#marketoon – What do you measure? What do you value? What moves the needle – the right way? It’s true we can measure just about everything these days, but what really matters to your company, your brand, and the people and audiences whom you serve? What’s on your dashboard?! #wakeupimagine #metrics #socialmedia

WeWork plays S P A C with Shaquille O’Neal

WeWork is going public via a #SPAC. It will do so in a merger with BowX Acquisition, a SPAC backed by NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal. According to CNBC, the deal will value the coworking startup at $9B, including debt. This is a slight haircut from its $47B valuation in fall 2019 when charismatic founder Adam Neumann was burning billions…

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Imagining the Future No.5

1970s Vision of #airtravel in the #Future. Looks like they were taking a page out of today’s cruise industry. Any thoughts Richard Branson? #wakeupimagine #futureseries #airlines

Imagining the Future No.4

1950s Vision of #navigation in the #Future. Love the beautiful design of this Viewmaster styled take on car navigation. #wakeupimagine #futureseries #automotive

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