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Science Fiction: Apple Makes A Toaster Fridge…

…a supremely elegant one, naturally. by Jean-Louis Gassée Plummeting iPad sales rekindle fantasies of a hybrid device, a version that adopts PC attributes, something like a better execution of the Microsoft Surface Pro concept. Or not. Show More Summary

Gary Vee is wrong: the expertise edition

I like Gary Vaynerchuck – I love his new video podcast Ask Gary. But Gary put up an important blog post yesterday titled “Are experts the only people who should put out content?” and he argues that expertise is subjective, that it doesn’t objectively exist. I disagree and think it’s important enough to write a [...]

Viral Video: Air New Zealand and The Hobbit Team-up For the Most Epic Safety Video Ever

When was the last time you paid attention to a pre-flight safety demonstration? For all those who can’t remember either, Air New Zealand is betting their new instructional video is one you’ll watch without batting an eye, and, most importantly, actually remember. Show More Summary

The Revolution Will Be Televised, Taught, Shared, and Sold – Day 1 at Seattle Interactive

Seattle Interactive Conference kicked off on Wednesday at the Washington State Convention Center, and, while the theme for the conference is “Makers,” day one of SIC made it clear that “making” alone isn’t enough in the age of the digital revolution. Show More Summary

Crowds, Companies and Empowerment to the People: Jeremiah Owyang at Seattle Interactive

Jeremiah Owyang has a radical prediction: “A savvy, progressive hotel will partner with the crowd and franchise them.” Not only does Owyang predict this; he recommends that hotels do this. “What hotel companies need to do is pilfer and siphon the top Airbnb hosts from each major city,” he said, in a phone interview late last week. Show More Summary

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