October 24, 2005
The trend of creativity and customization has been much discussed to death by everyone including Influx. However, Neil Gershenfeld of MIT added a different twist to the story with his presentation at PopTech. Gershenfeld and his team have been working on the idea of personal fabrication and through...
October 19, 2005
October 18, 2005
Technorati has just published its
September 29, 2005
Let's go through a simple chain of events highlighting recent research on Brits and blogging.Monday 26th September- BBC-Shoppers Use Blogs for Bargains- 77% of those questioned use
August 30, 2005
Residents of Manhattan Island are fortunate enough to have convenience thrust upon them 24 hours a day. It's the one place in the world where it is possible to get anything you want 24 hours of the day without moving or lifting a finger, except to pick up the phone.Michael Sippey found an
August 26, 2005
There is an interesting
August 23, 2005
August 12, 2005
With consumers now having access to a dizzying amount of music choice,
August 3, 2005
There are probably 100s of potential uses for cameraphones,beyond the obvious one of taking fun snaps. One great example is Nutrax; a service that encourages people to send photographs of their meals online. Nutrax's professional nutritionist then analyzes the photos and makes suggestions and...
August 2, 2005
Just because it's possible to plug in the tag for a city and see how many photos come up on Flickr, we did it for 30 random cities and ranked them according to the total number of photographs for each. Not sure what it really says, other than there are a lot of photos of Flickr, Slough, home of...
July 21, 2005
Yesterday, Kodak announced that they are laying off an additional 10,000 workers because, according to CEO Anthony Perez"Sales of our consumer traditional products and services are declining faster than expected...while we are not in a position to control the rate at which traditional markets...
July 13, 2005
Prior to Live 8, AOL was known by many in the world of marketing as the Internet innovator that lost its way. AOL was the company that gave out billions of discs to help many of us get on the web for the first time. Now, it's starting to re-invent itself and make its brand relevant. The catalyst...
July 12, 2005
With shortening product lifecycles and rapidly declining prices, we seem to be churning though consumer electronics at an ever-increasing rate. The United States has 450 million units of stockpiled obsolete electronic products. Over 50% of consumer electronics waste is shipped overseas for other...
July 1, 2005
A recently published analysis of census data shows theincredible growth of new communities in Florida,California and Arizona. These are new towns that have seen growth rates of 24% and upwards in the past four years. These fresh new communities are being built from scratch. They have to build...
June 28, 2005
The world of electronics retail is getting more competitive with the increasing power of the internet and discount chains like Wal-Mart. For a small player, like East-Coast based Tweeter, survival dependson its ability to take a risk and carve out a niche for itself. Best-Buy has been really...