For July, 2012 returned 11 results
It seems that these days I can’t get through a meeting, tea round or drink at a pub without someone talking about 3D printing. So in this post I’ve asked some PDD-ers about their favourite 3D printing projects by people at the frontier of bringing this technology to the mainstream. Read more
Technical Director of PDD, Graham Lacy, asks the question: will removing Design & Technology classes undermine the country's economic prospects now and in the future?
In all the excitement surrounding new technologies and the rush to 'be the first' to use them, it's easy to forget the people who will be interacting with them. To avoid epic failures, it pays to employ a few HCD tools.
Taken from our latest Extract magazine, this post examines the future of transport from a tech and innovation perspective. From public transport to manufacturing, we take a look at the future of the automotive industry.
Well, today is the day folks, the Olympic Games have landed! I hope you all have a great weekend and enjoy all the sporting fun. In the meantime here are collection of links that have been sent in the PDD studio this week, enjoy! Read more
Technology Doping is a relatively new term, but it’s of paramount importance in the world of sport. It refers to the unfair advantages an athlete or team may gain from technology. With London2012 finally upon us we ask the question – where does competitive edge stop and unfair advantage begin? Read more
Started in 1985, Design Innovation in Plastics is now the longest running student plastics design award in Europe. It’s an opportunity for design students to make a name for themselves, but also for universities to raise their profile as institutes of excellence in this field. Read more
I was just talking recruitment screeners with my colleague Alex Crook, another researcher. Our casual conversation around how specific we could get with a recruitment screener for a research project got me thinking about large-scale data, and how scary ‘life monitoring’ and data gathering could get in the future. Read more
On this day in 1969 Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. became the first men to walk on the moon. In 2003, in India, elephants used for commercial work began wearing reflectors to avoid being hit by cars during night work. On this day today we say a sad farewell to David Riley, our fantastic I.D. intern and blogger here on Pulse. We hope you have a great trip around the US David and wish you the best of luck in your final year! Read more
London Olympics 2012… A gargantuan display of national talent and renewed support for all that is Britain. Or just a really expensive way of clogging up our busy capital and slowing down public transport? Our marketing intern Billy asks the question – Is PDD looking forward to the Olympics? Read more
From packaging to rapping, biomimicry to Japanese youth crisis and social housing to levitation… a lot of links have been flying around the studio this week! I hope you enjoy them as much as we did…. Read more
Changes in the emerging markets, shifts in global consumerism and our insatiable desire to look and feel our best makes the personal care sector a very interesting place to be. We have identified some key trends and themes that are impacting the way we’re going to buy and apply personal care products in the future. Read more
So, apparently there is supposed to be a month’s worth of rain falling in one day in the UK today. For those of you who are unlucky enough to expect a dry and sunny day, do not fear – here is just the right website to help you feel our rainy mood. Read more