GAFAnomics explains how Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon have evolved and decodes their visions on a strategic framework developed by Fabernovel.

From economic impact to business strategies, the study helps us understand the key success factors for these companies and build upon this knowledge, rethinking organisations for a digital world.

Disclaimer: i’m an invited lecturer for the Digital Transformation Program at Institut Fabernovel Portugal.

Henning Lohse and Jan-Lukas Tirpitz created an Arduino and Bluetooth powered glove that converts hand movements to signals sent to an audio workstation.

Part musical instrument, part synthesizer, there’s a lot of potential to explore beyond regular DJing.

I’m afraid the web/tech community has done a lousy job promoting RSS, and even people I consider tech savvy aren’t aware how to use RSS or how it would improve the way they consume information. Between a Facebook News Feed shaped by commercial interests and a raw stream of information powered by RSS, i’d rather have the later.

Read the full article on Medium.

After posting about GIFerator, here’s another campaign pushing this old format into new places. For Netflix France, Ogilvy created a digital outdoor campaign made entirely with GIFs, showcasing their most popular series and adapting the message to the medium.

Pushing even further, some of the outdoors featured GIFs responding to current news or even weather conditions, a sign that real time marketing is going beyond social media.

The yellow brick road to the Internet Of Things is becoming a lot more fun, as we leave the realm of technology novelty and start to create experiences based on human metaphors. Such is the case of Dorothy, a physical trigger making your phone smarter.

By clicking your heels, you can get an Uber ride, make a dummy phone call or text your location to friends.  The device, created by iStrategyLabs, is powered by  LightBlue Bean, an Arduino micro-controller with a built in Bluetooth chip, accelerometer, and coin cell battery and pairs with an iOS app.

A new project on Kickstarter, promising to make you look less ignorant whenever your car has problems. Fixd plugs a dashboard sensor and sends notification to your phone when problems arise.

The app provides multi-vehicle support, with notifications and advices on what you should do to fix it. Coming from someone who’s almost clueless regarding car mechanics, shut up and take my money.