If designers are truly cultural shape-makers, why are we awarding the same thing we awarded almost ten years ago? Gladwell might suggest that we are suffering from an “illusion of control” where be believe so stridently in our past decisions, that “we overestimate the accuracy of our judgments.” It’s natural that based on our experiences, we select what we believe to be good. But maybe in this new world order, it’s not good enough. … [Read more...] about Why Does the Best Design of 2009 Still Look Like 2000?
The Galaxy Buds Live are also tailor-made for Samsung phones in ways that other earbuds are not: The pairing process is instantaneous, and battery percentages appear on the screen when you flip open the case. Samsung’s Wearable app also offers handy EQ settings for music, an experimental low-latency mode for gaming, and—for better or worse—Bixby integration. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s weird new bean earbuds are comfier than AirPods