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A 20-Sided Pocket Art Director Gives You Free Design Advice

When deadlines are a-looming and your creative well has momentarily run dry; when a conversation with colleagues would result in a down-the-rabbit-hole discussion that time won’t allow; or when a client wants a design change and you need guidance from an impartial third party; the Pocket Art Director wants to help you with your work. In other words: “Just get it done.”


Father's Day Gift Guide: All The Tech Dad Wants For Father's Day

If you’re stumped for a sweet gadgety or geeky gift for Dad this Father’s Day, let Gizmodo help you shop. Here are five fantastic Father’s Day gadgets he’ll love.


The World's Ideas, Visualised

Visualising how the world’s ideas fit together is no mean feat. But now you don’t have to struggle, because Brendan Griffen has mined Wikipedia to create a map of how the world’s greatest thinkers influenced each other.


The Geeks In Esquire's List Of Geniuses: A Roundup

Today, Esquire dropped a great list of “15 Geniuses Who Give Us Hope,” full of artists, directors, chefs and economists. But there are also a few legitimate tech nerds thrown on the list. Here’s a quick look at those geeks.


Why Ideas Are Expensive

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Intellectual Ventures founder and modern day Merlin Nathan Myhrvold explains why it costs a lot of damn money to create new ideas. Hint: Think Hollywood.


The 5 Bestest Ideas Of The Year

The New York Times’ Year in Ideas is one of my favourite end-of-the-year list because it’s so damn smart. I mean, they’re the best ideas of the year. Here are the 5 bestest ideas of the year.


This Is How Kiwis Trim The Top Of Their Hedges

New Zealanders do it with a crane people… with a crane. It makes perfect sense now.


Ideas We Like: App Store for Apple TV

Analysts are sometimes way off the mark with predictions, but that doesn’t mean that can’t invent ideas we’d actually really like to see implemented—in this case, Gene Munster’s speculation about an app store for the Apple TV.


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