Tag: Technology


Target’s Food Innovation Revolution

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Outstanding thinking (if you’re a nerd like me) about how folks are designing smarter ways to deliver products and services like nutritious – fresher food – faster to consumers.

Unlike other startups that are big on ideas, but often short on resources, the coLab is able to leverage all that Target has to offer: funding, a massive supply chain and millions of customers who can provide feedback.

What’s not to like.

Source: Why Target Is Fast-Tracking Food Innovation | Fast Company

Norway’s Passport Redesign Includes Surprise Design Feature

On the heels of its new pixelated banknotes, Norway has now overhauled the look of its passport with a minimalist redesign that has a surprise feature on the inside.When the passport is held under a UV light, a scene of the Norwegian landscape turns from day to night, revealing swirls meant to evoke the spectacular northern lights, and hidden text appears.

Source: Norway’s Sleek New Passports Contain a Surprise Design Feature | Slate

The Incredible Transformation Of 258-Square-Foot Apartment

At only 258 square feet (24 square meters), this apartment hardly seems large enough to serve as a comfortable home, but Schallert did an amazing job of designing the space to feel like it is immensely bigger than the square footage would suggest. Architect Barbara Appolloni handled the transformation of the apartment, as mentioned in the description of the YouTube video below, but it was Schallert who determined the distinctive aesthetic of the apartment.

Source: Man Shows Off Incredible Transformation Of 258-Square-Foot Apartment | SF Globe

Tim Cook’s Reply to the FBI’s Demand to Create a Backdoor Into Apple Products.

The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to understand what is at stake.

Source: Customer Letter – Apple