Ikea, synthesizers and the state of marketing

One of my main guiding ideas – paradigms, is the notion that “The future of advertising is design”, claimed by Rei Inamoto circa 2012 (and possibly someone else before that, that I do not know of). In 2012, I myself had no idea about this notion, and I think it’s safe to believe that most…

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The ever-evolving web

These last few days I have for undisclosed reasons been scavanging the web for good but reasonably priced kitchen-ware, ranging from knives to microwaves. And one thing that hit me was, no matter if the shops were having somewhat good scores, some of them really looked like shit. Not necessarily in the sense that they…

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Designing a beginner synthesizer pt.2

This series is being reworked and will be re-released in the distant future Recap – Background from last blog post In the previous post which can be read here: Designing a beginner synthesizer pt.1, I introduced you [my readers] to an idea that I’m currently entertaining – to create a synthesizer where you can achieve…

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Designing a beginner synthesizer pt.1

This series is being reworked and will be re-released in the distant future I remember about five years ago when I took my first steps into the world of sound design and mixing technology. Looking up things such as what the hell MIDI was and that it didn’t actually send audio, understanding how EQ manipulated…

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Artifact over human

When you look around the internet it’s not an uncommon sight to see a couple of articles here and there highlighting the future problem of AI replacing humans in one field after another. To date we have seen some attempts in healthcare, most prominently in Japan where the Pepper Robot are taking care of elders…

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Interfaces leaving screens

I recall reading an article possibly two-three years ago, talking about the future of interaction, with special emphasis on mobile devices. The future of interaction was no interaction. Eg. an interface, or a platform that knows the user so well that it will be able to manage our lives with no need for the user…

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