Weekly update – Trending
This week we’re taking a look at global internet trends, how to brand yourself whether your a supermodel or a super creative, how to say ai???no’ at work, and how to get blend into Berlin’s nightlife scene, among others. We also see what happens when you don’t take designers seriously on national television, never a good idea.
While the growth of internet users and smartphone sales are slowing down (partly due to almost worldwide saturation) we’re set to see an influx of self-driving cars, private (feeling) messaging apps, and voice-controlled computers. While we can’t quite see ourselves catching up on the latest news while yelling ai???Hey Siri!ai??? during our commute by car yet, we also didn’t foresee that we’d be stuck to our smartphone screens for 8 hours a day either’ (via money.cnn.com)
ai???Tall, strong, and beautifulai???
Get ready to feel old. Naomi Campbell is celebrating her 30th anniversary in modeling this year. Wow. While the ai???new’ super models seem to be switching places faster than a Tesla reaches 100 km an hour (bye Cara, hi Karli) the original supermodels are still going strong and looking better than ever. The way that they have marketed themselves into household names is truly inspiring, have a quick read, or watch the full interview with Derek Blasberg here. (via cnn.com)
Personal branding 101
Whether you’re looking to build your personal brand to increase your following, make new connections, or perhaps attract potential employers, it’s always a good idea to keep consistency in mind. Take a look at these 6 steps to master your personal branding on the web. (via fortune.com)
Just say ai???No’
Saying ai???no’ at work can be a daunting and sometimes downright difficult task. But it’s all about understanding and communicating with one another. Of course a little extra work never killed nobody, but if you feel you are not the right person for the task, or if your workload is simply too high, then it’s time to set boundaries. Sue Quackenbush, chief human resources officer at Vonage explains how to do it right. (via fortune.com)
Why you need to take design seriously
Check out #capgemini on Twitter for more! (via dutchcowboys.nl)
Want to get in to Berghain?
We’ve all been there, standing in line for a club, nervously contemplating whether our outfits are cool enough and our knowledge of music vast enough to enter. Most of the time it’s a matter of having the right ticket. But at Berghain ‘ Berlin’s most notorious underground Techno Walhalla ‘ it’s another story. Even if you’re not the clubbing type, this great interactive simulator will take you on the nail-biting journey of a Berlin club goer. Will you get in?
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