Ed Catmull, President of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios at Innovation Uncensored.
Are you ready for the “bathroom economy”?
That’s what CEO Jamey Edwards wants to create with the Flushd app, which is based around about 100,000 bathroom listings from Foursquare. You can review and rate public bathrooms, make use of an “emergency locator button” to find the nearest john, and digest content curated for “in-stall” consumption. Read more>
Sophia Amoruso at Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored.
“I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth.” - Stephen Colbert
There’s a new lifehack for dealing with email 24/7, and it might just be our favorite yet: Move to France. Read more>
Chelsea Clinton speaking at Innovation Uncensored.
“According to a new survey just 16.1% of all respondents used social media while watching prime time television.”
These companies are changing the industry as we know it. Read more>
With a new line of wicked toy guns, Mattel is brandishing arms to protect good old-fashioned toys in the age of apps.
Why do letters look the way they do? Typeface design legend Steve Matteson explains. Read more>
The strong-arm approach on display here is emblematic of Facebook’s new app strategy, and its most aggressive play for mobile yet.
With its Apple partnership that began in 2006, and development of the Nike+ system and wearable FuelBand SE, Nike has evolved from a shoe and apparel company to a leader in digital platforms for athletes. Today, Nike opens its Nike+ Fuel Lab in San Francisco, a collaborative work and testing space in the city’s SOMA neighborhood designed for selected partner companies to develop products that integrate the NikeFuel system for tracking and measuring activity.
Tech executive Amanda North was just 15 feet away from one of the explosions last April. That terrifying experience inspired her to quit her job, reevaluate her life, and launch a new company that could help people in the developing world. Read more>