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Nest: Physical Graph

Source: Mashable, Jan 2014 Google hasn’t said anything more than a few vague statements about what it plans to do with Nest, but the acquisition is the company’s beachhead into “Internet of Things,” probably more accurately described in this context … Continue reading

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T&D Industry (2012): $292B Global, $131B US

Source: Training Industry, date indeterminate Global Spend (USD) North America (USD) Rest of World (USD) Annual Growth Rate 2012 $291.7B $131.3B $160.4B 2.0% 2011 $286.0B $128.7B $157.3B 5.5% 2010 $271.1B $122.0B $149.1B 10.9% 2009 $244.4B $110.0B $134.4B -17.3% 2008 $295.6B $133.0B … Continue reading

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Google Glass for Medical Sharing

Source: NYTimes, Aug 2013 The camera, it turns out, was the most immediate draw for the roughly two dozen users I spoke to. It’s the simplest thing to do with the device, and everyone experimented avidly with the new angles … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding

Source: WSJ, Aug 2013 The best way to get ready for this new setup is to take a look at what works in crowd funding right now, say entrepreneurs and experts. There are time-tested strategies that help a money-raising campaign … Continue reading

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Google Glass for Restaurant Training

Source: PSFK, Aug 2013 Real-time education is one area in which Google Glass seems to have a lot of potential, the most recent example being the use of the glasses to educate employees working in a sub shop.

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Google Glass-comparable for athletes: $599

Source: VentureBeat, Jun 2013   The Vancouver, B.C.-based Recon Instruments, which created the first-ever heads-up display for sports in 2010, has launched the Recon Jet for preorders today. It’s essentially a rugged take on Google Glass with perfect balance that … Continue reading

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Content: Narrative, Learning and Illustration

Source: Digital Book World website, Jan 2013 The narrative industry produces stories delivered as written words. This encompasses more than just fiction, including a wide swath of non-fiction as well. Any book that is intended to be read for enjoyment from … Continue reading

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