Design Thinking Tools: how to use them to solve complex problems

Design thinking, methods, practices, and frameworks are part of both visible and invisible work, which is always being done “backstage” as part of most companies’ innovation processes. More specifically, it is the cornerstone of the process of building environments (physical and now virtual) that help facilitate new business ideas. Here at MJV, we have recently released our Innovation Report, where we shared our belief that Design Thinking still makes a difference within the business innovation context. Furthermore, we think, it will continue to be impactful throughout the next decade. However,…

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Top Five Gadgets Every Internet Creator Must Buy

The creator economy has grown rapidly over the last couple of years. Online content creators who’re usually young, digital natives are now making a living via social media platforms. To get started, all you need is a decent Internet connection and a smartphone or a digital camera. But once you’ve built a decent following, you want to elevate your social media game to take things to the next level. We’ve handpicked some of the best gadgets today’s digital creators should invest in, to help make better and more high-quality content…

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Saving for your child’s foreign education? Invest in US index funds

Thanks to remarkable progress in science and technology, the US has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past. It is no surprise that the S&P 500, an index of the top 500 publicly traded US companies is weighted towards prominent American tech giants. Furthermore, looking at the S&P 500 from 2001 to 2020, the average US stock market return for the last 20 years is around 7.45 percent. So, if you invested $100 in the S&P 500 at the beginning of 2000, you would have about $421 at the beginning of…

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ED searches premises of Mumbai firm ‘linked to’ Nawab Malik’s son

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is investigating a Rs 150-crore money laundering case against a city-based company, Associate High Pressure Technologies Pvt Ltd, that has allegedly diverted bank loans to a company linked to NCP leader Nawab Malik’s son Faraz Malik. The agency on Monday searched five premises in Mumbai and Gujarat linked to the promoters of Associate High Pressure for defaulting on loan repayment to the Union Bank of India. The ED has alleged that of the Rs 150 crore, Associate High Pressure has diverted about Rs 10 crore to…

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3D Printing can Inspire Collaboration and Innovation In Many Academic Subject Areas

A PSA to Parents & Teachers: Three Ways To Utilize 3D Printers with Kids for Educational Purposes As 3D printing continues to go mainstream, printers will become commonplace in schools and homes as they encourage hands-on learning. Just as the iPad made its way into classrooms across the nation, future generations will grow up with 3D printing technology around them. And while that’s exciting for students, what exactly does it mean for parents and teachers? Incorporating 3D printing in education and at home adds value in teaching kids a broad…

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10 THINGS TO STOP BUYING TO SAVE MONEY

As I head further into adulthood, I’m realizing how important saving more money really is. I dream of one day owning a home, traveling to even more incredible places around the world, having kids, planning our dream wedding and so many other incredible ventures. The thing is, all these things cost money. If you want to save more money to be able to afford your ideal life, there are a few ways to go about it. The first is of course, making more money so you can put more money…

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10 Tools to Create the Most Engaging Infographics

Infographics allow for visual presentation of information and facts organised together with graphics, charts, text and diagrams. Infographics can make an integral part of your social media marketing plan as these offer all the data, along with the numbers, graphs and pictures in a single snapshot. Why exactly are infographics so important? The answer is simple.  Infographics help grab the attention of your audience by converting raw text and numbers into interesting content that has the power of engaging them. Using this type of visual content, you can showcase your…

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Apple Silicon: M1 based Macs are now available

Apple at WWDC 2020 announced plans to transition away from Intel chips to Macs built with its own Apple Silicon chips starting in late 2020. Apple’s custom chips are Arm-based and are similar to the A-series chips used in iPhones and iPads, and Apple unveiled the first Apple Silicon Macs in November. The ‌M1‌ is Apple’s first “System on a Chip” for the Mac, and it integrates several different components including the CPU, GPU, unified memory architecture (RAM), Neural Engine, Secure Enclave, SSD controller, image signal processor, encode/decode engines, Thunderbolt…

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How we defined our typography system

A good typography system has the power to string together every element of a product interface. Additionally, it helps create a distinction between represented use-cases, and maintains the aesthetic value of a brand at all times. And that’s exactly what we were aiming to achieve with our typography system at Zomato. While we were formulating typography guidelines for our very own design system, Sushi, we decided to put down a few tips and tricks that may help you scale your typography across multiple apps and devices. All this, without complicating the…

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LEARN WHY YOUR COMPUTER IS CRASHING ON A REGULAR BASIS

Computer problems are particularly frustrating, especially if yours is shutting down or crashing on the daily. If left untreated, crashes can lead to data losses, file corruption, and even damage. Pinpointing the root of the problem can help you avoid buying a new computer or needing a costly repair down the line. If you often find yourself asking, “Why is my computer crashing on a regular basis?“, we’re here to help you diagnose the issue. REASONS YOUR PC OR LAPTOP KEEPS CRASHING Computer crashes can happen after a pop-up or…

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