Bruce Sterling’s Anticonventional Objects: Buildable, Profitable, Desirable

Futurist and science fiction writer Bruce Sterling tweeted out his Anticonventional Objects Venn Diagram over the weekend, a graphic he shared at the Maker Fiare in Italy back in 2013. It’s his take on Hugh Dubberly’s Successful Product map (finding the perfect intersection of: What do people desire? What will sustain business? What can we build?) and instead […]

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11% of Americans Think HTML Is an STD

This is 2014 data, but stilll… …1 in every 9 Americans – or exactly 11% – think HTML is actually a sexually transmitted disease. …23% thought an “MP3” was a “Star Wars” robot. …18% identified “Blu-ray” as a marine animal. …15% said they believed “software” is comfortable clothing. …12% said “USB” is the acronym for […]

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