Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Design beats the blues

During hard times investment in design can give a business a competitive edge over rivals who are reining in their design and innovation budgets in order to save money. As American Express chief executive Ken Chenault told Fortune magazine: ‘A difficult economic environment argues for the need to innovate more, not to pull back.’ Similarly, in September 2008 following a crisis in the global financial markets and in the face of an impending worldwide recession, Intel’s chairman Craig Barrett told Reuters that investment in the company’s products and innovation remained very much on track. ‘We’ve always had the attitude that you have to make that investment in good times and bad,’ he is quoted as saying.

This is an excerpt from the article - Designs to overcome a downturn

Friday, January 09, 2009

Origami: The making of a Koi

One more origami video to add to the last 2 posts. This one teaches you how to make a Koi from a single sheet of paper.



By MABONA ORIGAMI

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Origami: Dreaming of your Love

One more amazing Origami video

Once again by MABONA ORIGAMI

Monday, January 05, 2009

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

FreeRice

FreeRice is a sister site of the world poverty site, Poverty.com. One of the recent absolutely amazing concept - Give free rice to hungry people by playing a simple word game.

It has 2 simple goals - (a) Provide English vocabulary to everyone for free (b) Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free. Improve your speaking, writing, thinking, grades, job performance...