In the middle of 2017, I found myself reading quite a bit of the current research on the effects of heavy smartphone usage on cognitive function. You can see an overview of what I found here. In short, the persistent drip of dopamine our brain releases when we get rewarded with repeated notifications can negatively affect our ability to concentrate as well as diminish our ability to transfer short-term memory into long-term memory. Cool, right?
Reddit has over 540 million monthly visitors, ranking as the #4 most visited website in the U.S. and #6 in the world. And as such, advertisers have coveted and courted the Reddit user base, repeatedly trying to break into the platform. The best of them authentically joining the conversation. The most doomed of them trying to manipulate the community.
Hint: It’s is a numbers game. Everyone rolls the dice. But smart innovators take the time to figure out where to shave off a corner here and there to make the numbers come up in their favor more often.
We understand the importance of persona development, yet many still have a difficult time selling in this important step within their organizations. When discussing the persona development process with clients, the same questions arise at the outset of every project. We’ve put together the basic answers to these questions.
In this episode, Justin and Justin discuss Elon Musk’s appetite for failure as a key component of the innovation process, plus the resurgence of physical controls in a touchscreen-dominated world.
Initiating change in any organization is never purely academic. Organizations are a collection of people. And people are beholden to self-interest and influenced by emotion.That’s not a bug, it’s a feature.
SpaceX has steadily failed forward for the past 16 years. You can create a future of success by testing early and often and embracing failure.
Despite popular belief most disruptors follow a very linear thought process and those companies being disrupted are more victims of their current successes than they are caught off guard.
As AI services have become more common, and our interactions with them more comfortable, businesses are looking at the benefits of these tools in smoothing customer interactions. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to consider four areas where AI implementations can improve your user experience.