Global Now / Week 6

Obama’s Tumblr Post

Stephanie Kwan Global Issues in Design and Visuality in the 21st Century Joel Towers Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Obama’s Tumblr Post Date: October 3, 2012 Source: Daily Mail Online UK Abstract:  Appadurai notes that in today’s modern society, we can create even more things now with access to even more feedback from people … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 4

Computers thinking like humans to help small businesses

Rachal Tai Section: Cope  Global Now: Abstract Headline:  Computers thinking like humans to help small businesses Date:  9/20/2012 Source:  The Atlantic Abstract: Sight Machine, a new, collaborative micro-manufacturing facility, is currently manufacturing and perfecting a type of technology that will enable computers and robots to analyze images taken from their in-built cameras and to send out useful … Continue reading

Week 3

Does clever package design mean much more than being only sustainable?

Anjana Singhwi Section: Julianna Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Does clever package design mean much more than being only sustainable? Date: 9/13/2012 Source: Article by Ted Mininni Abstract: This is the very cleverly designed package for Puma by Yves Behar, an industrial designer. Shoe boxes account for millions of tons of waste. It took the … Continue reading