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Trillions Thursday: What is Trillions?

Oct 27 2016 in Connected World

We take a look at what “Trillions” means and the challenges that come with it.

Trillions Thursday: Self-Driving Cars in the Information Ecology

Oct 13 2016 in Connected World

We take a closer look a self-driving vehicles, and how to safely integrate them into a connected world.

Trillions Thursday: Let's Talk About the Connected Future

Oct 06 2016 in Connected World

An introduction to our Trillions Thursday blog series, where we’ll explore future trends in the connected world, and try to explain what they might mean for your business.

Jeff Senn
Chief Technologist, Head of R&D

MAYAn for the Summer

Oct 04 2016 in Notes from the Field

Engineering intern, Solomon Astley, talks about how we work and how he contributed during summer 2016.

LIGHTIME: Envisioning Art Through Design

Sep 28 2016 in Notes from the Field

When creative thinkers needed to tame the artistic process, our human scientists brought a new perspective to the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Hillman Photography Initiative’s latest exhibition.

Why MAYA Design is Partnering with Shopify Plus

Sep 20 2016 in Connected World

Being a Shopify Plus Partner enables MAYA Design to provide innovation and design services to organizations that are looking to get started with ecommerce.

Stephen Spencer
Senior Designer & Inventor
Megan Guidi
Strategist, Brand & Experience Lead
Jon Larkin
Game Designer & Engineer

An IoT Authoring Tool for a Connected Future

Sep 14 2016 in Connected World

MakerSwarm proves essential in bringing usability to Bosch and Carnegie Mellon University’s Smart Campus Initiative.

Data Doesn't Move People, Stories Do.

Aug 25 2016 in Notes from the Field

When facts and data weren’t enough, we turned to storytelling to help illustrate Pittsburgh’s potential as a connected city.

Alexa Seretti
Business Development & Content Marketing Lead

Design Prototyping in Virtual Reality

Aug 18 2016 in Notes from the Field

Our engineering team decided to take a closer look at virtual reality to see how it could be applied to prototyping, collaboration, and more.

Kent Vasko II
Software Engineer

MAYA Volunteer Day: A Few Hours Can Make a Big Difference

Aug 16 2016 in Notes from the Field

Our Human Sciences team left the office for a day and got their hands dirty to help build green spaces in our community.

Bridget Monahan
Senior Designer & Researcher