Samurai is the term for the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan […]
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Both Chinese (Cantonese) and Portuguese are Macau’s official languages. Other languages such as Mandarin, English and Hokkien are also spoken by some local communities. The Macanese language, a distinctive creole generally known as Patuá, is still spoken by several dozen Macanese […]
The Rosetta Stone is an Ancient Egyptian granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis, Egypt in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. The decree appears in three scripts: the upper text is Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, the middle portion demotic script, and the lowest Ancient Greek. Because it presents essentially the same text in all three scripts (with some minor differences between them), it provided the key to the modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs […]
Back in 2009, China became the world’s largest automobile producer with the world’s largest automobile market, selling over 8 million units […]
An artist practicing Chinese Calligraphy with a brush soaked in water on the side walk in the entrance Zhong Shan Park in Shanghai […]
“Procure Saber” by Mombojó
SAP qualified as a result of its success in appearing in “Best Workplaces” lists in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Greater China, India, Ireland, Peru, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, and the United States […]
Chris Cornell was found dead on Wednesday. Rest in Peace, Chris!
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome Danil Peng Medeiros! Born on August 12, 2016 at 8:49h with 51cm and 2.9kgs in Heildelberg , Germany: that’s 3 kids in 3 different cities in the timespan of 4 years. Daniel...
The IxDA Awards 2016 jury members took a minute aside on jury weekend to elaborate what they would love to see in future entries. In this video, watch myself and Amber Case (Author of Calm Technology) talk about the Connecting category […]
Dan Szuc talks to us about ‘sleepwalking’ in project work today. And how we can fix this by injecting ‘sparkle’ into everything we do […]
This talk is aimed at anyone who is looking for practical ways to bridge the gaps between traditional research and agile practices by focussing on activities that hold common value for both […]
Greg Petroff addressed an audience of some 700 SAP employees not only about designing for lots of dirt, grease, water, heat, and cold, but also how GE uses design methods and technology to gain empathy for industrial workers […]
D&AD talks to David Pearson about designing books, and picks out some of 2015’s best examples of book design […]
At his newly opened workshop P98A Gallery, this master tells us about the beauty of constraints, the heritage of letterpress printing, and his unusual entrepreneurship principles […]