In the wake of a few tumultuous years, GPJ and our clients continue to embrace the enduring power of experiences and we have not skipped a beat. Through the power of experience design and hybrid engagement, our global portfolio of work continues to earn the industry recognition and validation that can only come from exceptional …
v29.0 – Microsoft, not to be outdone, is breaking down walls and possibly shipping Xbox exclusives to PS5 and Switch, blurring the lines in the console wars. Meanwhile, Salesforce’s Slack AI is promising to rescue us from the info deluge, turning Slack into a productivity powerhouse. SpaceX launches the Odysseus lander, aiming for a historic Moon landing, it’s evident that whether we’re looking to conquer new worlds, level up our workday, or just find that darn email, the future is now.
v28.0 – Microsoft’s adding AI image tricks and unveiling Deucalion with Copilot. Hugging Face throws shade with a free, open-source AI chatbot builder, challenging OpenAI’s turf. And Roblox breaks language barriers with a real-time AI translator, making global playtime a reality.
v27.0 – Yelp spices up with AI-driven insights, serving a digital platter of business bites. Golf goes high-tech with the PGA Tour Vision app, swinging fans into an immersive game experience. Meanwhile, TikTok hits a sour note as Universal Music pulls chart-toppers, leaving a gap in the platform’s playlist.
v26.0 – Cast your gaze skyward as Google and AT&T venture into the cosmic realm of satellite-to-smartphone services. Not to be outdone, Meta’s marching towards an AI renaissance, while Figure’s humanoid robots gear up to redefine the modern workforce at BMW. Buckle up for an electrifying journey through the intersection of today’s ambition and tomorrow’s technology!
v25.0 – Alexa is becoming more versatile with new AI-powered experiences, and Wi-Fi 7 promises lightning-fast internet. Among other exciting tech treasures, we have Adobe simplifying audio editing, Samsung and AI-powered motorcycles redefining tech elegance, and Chips Ahoy! Dive into this whirlpool of advancements, where every byte is a step into the future!
v24.0 – Welcome to the future, straight from CES 2024! Sony’s had an immersive Ghostbusters experience that thrilled. LG and Samsung transformed glass into cinematic displays with their transparent LED tech. And Walmart steps into the AI realm with innovative generative tools to enhance shopping experiences for everyone.
One of the best things about having offices across North America (and the world) is the ability to make a positive impact in so many communities. As we enter a season of giving, we polled our people for their favorite small, independently-owned businesses, and boy did they deliver! We hope you’ll find some inspiration, some …
v20.0 – Meta’s letting Amazon shoppers buy goods on Facebook and Instagram without leaving the apps. Unity’s 2023 Unite event recapped new AI capabilities in gaming engines to boost creativity. The AI takeover is brewing but for now it seems mostly beneficial!
v19.0 – Samsung’s latest salvo in the smartphone wars is a generative AI update aimed squarely at Apple’s dominion. CarMax dips its toes in the generative AI pool exploring new frontiers in car retailing. And YouTube’s introduction of AI-powered features aimed to refine the creator-viewer dynamic, promising a more intuitive and engaging platform experience.
v17.0 – As the FCC steers the net neutrality ship through regulatory waters, Ray-Ban and Meta are reshaping our reality, one smart glass at a time. And while Amazon’s drones are turning the sky into a pharmacy delivery lane, we’re left wondering: Is the future flying in, or are we just catching up?
v16.0 – Google takes a page from Bing and Yahoo, testing a news-rich homepage. Toyota and Lexus are tipping their hats to Tesla, hopping on board with the NACS connector for their sleek EVs. And to round off our tech fiesta, Microsoft secures Activision Blizzard for a cool $69bn.
v15.0 – Adobe MAX 2023 is painting a pixelated future. Google’s AI is playing traffic cop in a dozen cities, ensuring the road to the future is less congested. And on ESPN, they’re melding Toy Story and NFL into a game where Buzz might finally get that forward pass from Woody. Buckle up, it’s techie out there!