Hacking the car, tuning the workplace, tiny houses and other items of interest this week in the M-shaped strategy weekly
This is an extraordinary piece of information graphics depicting the scale of the deaths in World War II and compared to wars before and after.
If you are going to the Pentagon, you can't get there in a self-driving car. Which is to say, these cars are programmed to follow all of the rules of the road, and some daily maneuvers of human drivers just don't fit that algorithm.
Could this be the year of peak auto? While the industry is finishing off its best yet, the prediction is that autonomous cars may lead to a reduction of 70% of the cars on the road.
This was a great story about George Hotz, The First Person to Hack the IPhone and Build a Self-Driving Car in His Garage. The story is a bit of a callout to Google, Tesla and major auto manufacturers for so slowly bringing the technology to the market.
We really like that mantra – "Don't move, improve!" And here are the awards to show the benefits.
It's that time of year for all the best-ofs and predictions (we'll be making a few of our own, soon). Here's one on Seven Essential Workplace Design Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2016. Also, The Four Trends That Will Change The Way We Work By 2021.
A comparison of the new Apple headquarters and the Death Star...actually a nice appreciation in "Apple and Star Wars together explain why much of the world around you looks the way it does."
Big name architects design tiny houses you can collect.
A good take on Muting Unwanted Noise in an Open Office using white noise, pink noise, great playlists, and simply tuning in to tune out.