Category Archives: trend

State of the Web.

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Great infographic re: web usage and demographic stats from focus.com.

iCarumba.

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iCarumba.
Like many, I’ve had a long, strange relationship with Apple.  Since the 80s I’ve owned Apple II’s, Macintoshes, Performas, Quadras, G4s, G5s, Powerbooks, MacBooks, iBooks, iPods, iPhones, etc etc etc.  My disposition toward the company teeters between unabashed fanboy-ism to outright fury. Because we live in an age of rapid progress, I can’t find fault […]

00’s Infographic.

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What’s changed?  A lot. Click image to get to glorious ‘big’ view.

Bankrupt Mall of America.

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Delicious infographic from the economic crisis blog.  Apparently something called Consumer Sentiment is down to its lowest levels since 1980.  Coincidentally, so is my Frequency of Visits to Crappy Stores at Crowded Malls index.

Cool AR Biz Card.

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Cool AR Biz Card.
This is pretty neat – nice application of augmented reality in a business card context. AR Business Card from James Alliban on Vimeo.

Thirst or Idiocy?

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Thirst or Idiocy?
Bottled Water costs 10,000 times more than Tap, and is generally more polluted and less regulated.  Signs the Apocalypse is Nigh… Click for large view.

Chilean Deliciousness.

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Chilean Deliciousness.
My buddy Tom Caestecker is a Chicago-based wine reviewer – check out his latest column on Chilean reds here.  I just like hearing things described as “total fruit bombs”.  And what other wine review references the ‘sixth’ Rolling Stone?  Little Red Rooster, indeed.

Social Insecurity.

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Social Insecurity.
One of many really nice infographics from visualeconomics.com.

Social Media Ghettos.

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Social Media Ghettos.
I’ve noted before that the vast, competing social networking sites seem to be aligning to members based on socio-economic status. The Globe And Mail’s Lisan Jutras continues the topic: Last year, Facebook overtook MySpace in numbers of members. If you are like me, you made the switch because information was better organized on Facebook, and […]

Come On, Apple.

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Come On, Apple.
I saw this described as passive aggressive warfare this morning.  Adobe’s taking the gloves off re: Apple’s mobile Flash support (or lack thereof).  Seems they’re taking a lead from the ‘Death to IE6’ shame campaign also being waged very publicly.