Monthly Archives: September 2012

Rivet and Sway Challenges Warby Parker

Source: AllThingsD, Sep 2012 Rivet & Sway believes it can carve out a niche in online prescription glasses, even though Warby Parker has an intimidating head start. Backed by $50 million in capital, Warby Parker has already created a name … Continue reading

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FB Exchange

Source: Business Insider, Sep 2012 Because it knows what marketers drooling-ly call “intent,” retargeting feels a lot closer to search than Facebook’s profile data targeting does, and Google has shown us how great an online ad business can be when it is … Continue reading

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Acting on Your Behalf

Source: TechCrunch, Sep 2012 After meticulously analyzing virtually every aspect of his digital life since 1989, Stephen Wolfram noticed something: “The more routine I can make the basic practical aspects of my life, the more I am able to be energetic — … Continue reading

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3D Printing Machine for about US$2K

Source: Wired, Sep 2012 The Replicator 2 isn’t a kit; it doesn’t require a weekend of wrestling with software that makes Linux look easy. Instead, it’s driven by a simple desktop application, and it will allow you to turn CAD … Continue reading

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eBook Price War

Source: The Guardian (UK), Sep 2012 Bestselling ebooks by authors including Jeffrey Archer and James Herbert are being sold for just 20p from Sony and Amazon’s digital stores, prompting concerns from writers that the “relentless downward pressure on book prices” … Continue reading

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25% Read to Learn, Gain New Information

Source: Mashable, Sep 2012

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2012 NYC Fashion Week through Diane von Furstenberg’s Eyes/Google Glass

Source: Fast Company Design, Sep 2012 as for von Furstenberg, who was she to complain about the Google-backed cameo? “I felt completely free and totally unaware that I was filming or being recorded,” she tells Co.Design. “It therefore feels very … Continue reading

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