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by Charlie Finch This week's perfect storm of bad worldwide economic news, including depressed growth numbers from India, China and the U.S., capital flight from Spain and continued stalemate in the European Union over Greece and the future of the euro, make one wonder whether the high end art market can continue its contrarian record sales indefinitely.
Humans have been inventing weird (and often unsavory ) ways to get themselves embarrassingly drunk for centuries.
Mobile App Growth Led by Video Sharing: YouTube in the Crosshairs?
South by Southwest Interactive vond afgelopen week plaats in Austin, Texas.
Over the past few years, hotels have been putting on hold their renovation plans as they do not see the need for it.
Toy Trends Inspired By Pop Culture, Technology, Social Causes Melanie Shreffler editor in chief Ypulse Essentials Archive. We were at the Time To Play toy showcase yesterday to keep an eye on the trends coming this spring and summer — and to have a little fun letting our inner child come out to play.
You won’t learn about it in business school, hear about it from Wall Street, or see it in Palo Alto. But if you spend time in Bushwick, Brooklyn, or on Rivington Street in Manhattan, you just might detect the outlines of an emerging “indie” capitalism. This new form of capitalism is not just about conventional startups and technology and venture capitalists.
Used to be, if your kid crayoned a portrait of the family dog, you slapped it on the refrigerator for all to see (“all” being, well, the rest of the household). But such small-time exhibition space doesn’t rate anymore, says Vimeo cofounder Zach Klein: Today, children live effortlessly on the world wide web. So too should their creative output.
If cooking shows are any indication, in order to prove yourself as a genius chef, you have to know some basic chemistry: How to make ice cream in a matter of seconds using liquid nitrogen, and transform just about anything into “caviar” with the help of such ingredients as agar-agar. Masters of these techniques (think Wylie Dufresne and Feran Adrià) have been labeled molecular gastronomists, so named because they construct food with the tools (and oftentimes the studied nerdiness) of scientists.
Samuel Bernier’s Project RE_ is a playful enigma.
While 2011 was a big year for political unrest, another uprising was afoot in the world of content creators and artists.
You know the picture of Hillary Clinton on the plane, texting with shades on?
After five years pursuing the social-local-mobile dream, we need a fresh paradigm for technology startups.
by Justin Fox | 10:52 AM April 27, 2012
What's the next big thing? Is it 3D printing, personal genomics, cleantech, hydrotech, self-driving cars, augmented reality, wearable computing, microcurrencies, big(ger) data, faster drones?