In your life, you have at least one relative stranger whom you’ve grown close to. Maybe it’s a doorman. Maybe it’s the cashier at the local bodega. Maybe it’s the guy who works in the next cubicle over. So what if you only know their first name, and you’ve never had a conversation that exceeded 45 seconds? Over months of opened doors, midnight candy bars, and borrowed staplers, you’ve become quite familiar. You have a bond, a friendship, that can only be built over countless moments of tiny social friction. So why would things work any differently online?
If you find yourself on a Brazilian beach, no need to leave if the battery on your phone is running low – thanks to Nivea and their clever magazine ad: a solar power charger for your phone.
Dr. Kohane brought together the SMART Platforms Initiative an organization backed by doctors at both Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital to rethink electronic medical records and service design firm Fjord to redesign the paper growth chart as an app. And then they made it open source to shake things up.