What the future holds (through the lens of Google I/O)

by Ben Davis
Google I/O revealed a host of interesting developments. Here I attempt to stick my finger in the air and determine what they could mean for us as people in the long term. Feel free to agree or disagree. Aesthetically engaged The upcoming Android L release includes a developer release for a new cross platform UI called Material Design.Read the full article

Material design

Design is the art of considered creation. Our goal is to satisfy the diverse spectrum of human needs. As those needs evolve, so too must our designs, practices, and philosophies. We challenged ourselves to create a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science. A material metaphor is the unifying theory of a rationalized space and a system of motion. Our material is grounded in tactile reality, inspired by our study of paper and ink, yet open to imagination and magic. This is material design. (Music: "Fa Fa Fa" by Datarock)