The New New — Issue Five

In which lab-grown wooden satellites, emailing spinach, and many morphisms roll into a movement upending business and society. Meat peripherals moodbeaming your boss, optional.

This irregular — and often irreverent — roundup of brand experiences, culture-driven experiments, and scoops of perception is back for the fifth time.

Start in the natural world, head to space, beam inside brains, and roll into an upending.

  1. Beyond Forestslab-grown wood takes shape

  2. Wooden Satellitesa less junky model

  3. Emailing Spinachovercoming the plant/human communications barrier

  4. Turbo Squidthe non-photographic future of stock photos

  5. BCIschanging experiences without the ‘meat peripherals’

  6. Moodbeamsa wristband for telling your boss how you feel

  7. Neuromorphic Computingmore powerful computers that work like our brains

  8. Neumorphismwhen skeuomorphism and material design combine

  9. Glassmorphismthe UI design trend for 2021

  10. Rollablesthe new foldables

  11. ESGsthe movement upending business and society

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