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Blog Profile / Fashion Inc.


URL :http://www.portfolio.com/views/blogs/fashion-inc/
Filed Under:Lifestyle / Fashion
Posts on Regator:439
Posts / Week:1.5
Archived Since:August 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Unleashed Song from the Rings of a Tree

The rings of a tree play music with the assistance of a Playstation Eye camera and a piece of software.

Goodbye, Chuck: Improbable Business Lessons from NBC’s Departing Show

A television show you've probably never seen ends an improbable five-year run this month, and it offers entrepreneurs and small-business people a useful lesson: Widespread critical acclaim and massive social-media buzz do not necessarily equal financial success.

When In-Store Feels Like Online

The frustrations of the brick-and-mortar store, such as waiting in line to pay or scouring the racks for the right size or color, could get a lot simpler—as in more like online shopping—in the future.

The Cage of Death

At today's CES, a Tesla coil from the Stanford linear accelerator is used to repeatedly zap the Thunderbot Rugged portable prototype with a million volts of electricity while the tester holds the device. Need we say more?

From Harvard to Hoodies: Company's Founder Has Street(wear) Cred

Greg Selkoe is a man on the verge—“verge culture” that is. Selkoe has turned his company Karmaloop into a multimillion-dollar fashion success story that has grand plans to launch a television network.

Business Cards That Blur the Social Lines

A business card that looks like your Facebook Timeline has arrived through a collaboration between Moo and Facebook that blurs the lines between online social networking and offline socializing.

What Gift-Seekers Wanted in 2011

Does it seem as if a lot of engaged couples and expecting parents request the same hot gifts? They do. MyRegistry.com has unveiled its list of the top 10 registry items of 2011 for weddings, baby showers, and other gift occasions.

Chaotic Moon Skateboard Officially Makes Windows 8 Cool

The Chaotic Moon "Board of Awesomeness" surrounds its rider in an invisible web of technology, sensing where to go next—at speeds as high as 32 miles per hour.

Beware the Hakken-Kraks!

Dr. Seuss's "Oh the Places You'll Go" is here transformed into what might be considered a mantra for entrepreneurs. Director Ted Saunders recasts the poem over the backdrop of the Burning Man Festival.

Obama’s Getting Fashionably Funded

Bumper stickers and campaign pins may be a little low rent this election year. President Barack Obama's campaign has enlisted high-profile designers like Tory Burch and Marc Jacobs for an e-commerce site featuring campaign gear.

Robots React to Breath

An insane bearded gnome pitches a robotic construction kit that responds to heat, light and sound with dances, shuffles or shimmies. Somewhere here is a brilliant business idea.

11 Videos That Helped Shape 2011

These aren't the videos that defined 2011, but they did make us laugh and think and pity and rue the quirky, the ingenious, and the inspiring—each in their own way.

The App Class of 2011

Christmas is just around the corner, and if you have some last-minute shopping to do, there’s nothing easier than sliding an app from one of those virtual shelves and emailing it to your friend or loved one. Take a look at some great apps to gift as well as a review of the biggest sellers in the Apple and Android app stores.

Orange You Glad?

Red is the classic color of confidence, but with a growing number of designers embracing orange, is it time to reconsider?

A Dedication to the Ladies

A daily deal site that caters to women—and was founded by two male financial executives, incidentally—is succeeding by paying attention to the little details. And it’s making a profit.

Which U.S. Cities Are the Most Vain?

Get over yourself, Miami, and go to a salon straightaway, Cleveland. The two cities, it seems, are America’s vainest and most insecure cities, respectively, according to a new LivingSocial poll.

The Google Chrome Experiments

Watch as beams of light shoot from the globe every time a potential couple connects. This new technology shows that with the right tools even a company’s most mundane data can be made to literally shine across the planet.

Who Knew? Ice Cube's Architecture Tour With Attitude

Actor and rapper Ice Cube gives an unexpected turn as L.A. architectural tour guide saluting the Eames design duo in a hip-hop legend kind of way.

Geppetto Would Be Proud

A robot that speaks eight languages, recognizes your face (and voice), remotely connects to your computer and has a pretty decent sense of humor. But what stopped us hovering over our keyboards was when it tripped, braced for impact, picked itself up, and literally dusted itself off.

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