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Design Inspiration Readings

Shape: A Film About Design

If, for one day, you had the power to make your world work better, what would you change?

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Readings Software

Information Technology in Brazil: team of Brazilian students win “Programming World Cup”

A team of Brazilian students who invented a software that creates custom clothes automatically for every body type was chosen the winner of the 2015 Imagine Cup […]

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Readings Software

Information Technology in Brazil: universities scoring well in the “Programming World Cup”

The Brazilian Military Institute of Engineering (IME) finished the “World Cup of Programming”, closed on Wednesday (25) as the best university in Latin America in this year. Another highlight of the tournament was the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) — my alma mater — who finished 36th […]

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Information Technology Trend Watching

Information Technology in Brazil: students win Imagine Cup from Microsoft

The design of an application for Skype, created by a group of university students from São Paulo, was one of the winners of the 11th worldwide Imagine Cup competition, sponsored by Microsoft with 800 students around the world to encourage innovation […]

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Information Technology Trend Watching

Information Technology in Brazil: university in the northeast is the best in Latin America on programming competition

Team from Campina Grande beat renowned universities like UFPE, USP e ITA. Participants had their resumes selected for internship at Facebook […]

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Design Information Technology Innovation Trend Watching

Watch “Cynthia Breazeal’s “The rise of personal robots” talk at TED

As a grad student, Cynthia Breazeal wondered why we were using robots on Mars, but not in our living rooms. The key, she realized: training robots to interact with people. Now she dreams up and builds robots that teach, learn — and play. Watch for amazing demo footage of a new interactive game for kids […]

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Design Innovation

Interaction Design Association (IxDA) 2010 Global Student Competition: Submissions open

Submissions are now open for the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) Global Student Interaction Design Competition. Submissions are due by November 30th, 23:59, US/PST. This competition is the first of its kind: IxDA will bring 5 finalists to Interaction 10 | Savannah, the 3rd Annual International Conference co-hosted by the Savannah College of Art & Design where they will compete head to head to find a winner. All finalists will be given a full scholarship for attending the conference.

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Design Information Technology Software

Autodesk Offers Wide Variety of Resources and Support for Education Community

The beginning of the new academic year is here and Autodesk, is expanding its support for students and educators as they return to campus. Autodesk has announced that it is increasing access to its 2010 offerings, valuable curricula and additional resources for student and teacher communities […]

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China Design Software

Design in China: First Post-Production Training Center in China Equipped with Autodesk Solutions

The Animation Public Technical Service Platform of Shanghai (APTSP) has created China’s first post-production training center, to grow high-end animation and post-production public services, train local talent and showcase innovative technology. APTSP offers complete, data-centric workflows that include Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Inferno visual effects systems, Autodesk Smoke editorial finishing system, and Autodesk Lustre digital color-grading system […]

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Design Innovation Software

Academic Excellence in Engineering Supported by Autodesk at Formula Student 2009

Helping to promote careers and excellence in engineering, Autodesk has sponsored Formula Student 2009, the largest student motorsport event in Europe (Silverstone, UK, 16–19 July 2009) […]