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The end of capitalism has begun. The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above.

The end of capitalism has begun

For much of the 20th century this was how the left conceived the first stage of an economy beyond capitalism. The force would be applied by the working class, either at the ballot box or on the barricades. The lever would be the state. The opportunity would come through frequent episodes of economic collapse. Instead over the past 25 years it has been the left’s project that has collapsed. If you lived through all this, and disliked capitalism, it was traumatic. Top Quality Digital Retail and Mobile Loyalty Programs. 4 November Mobile Den – in the News With the recent launch of Mobile Den, our mobile retail platform has been getting a bit of notice in the market.

Top Quality Digital Retail and Mobile Loyalty Programs

Since we launched, we’ve had a lot of interest and it has gone from strength to strength with many brands expressing strong interest and a number of them signing up. There’s also been some great […] Read More 22 October Mobile Den is here. Definition:- Mobile: “able to move or be moved freely or easily” Den: “a wild mammal’s hidden home” Mobile Den. First-Class Digital Retail Platform and Mobile App Development. Released: 22/10/13 New digital platform transforms retail marketing.

First-Class Digital Retail Platform and Mobile App Development

Masters of Mobile Applications Degree - MobileDEN. Gruden and Mobile Den are happy to announce our collaboration and sharing of our industry knowledge and skills in a new degree entitled “Masters of Mobile Applications Development”.

Masters of Mobile Applications Degree - MobileDEN

The degree is being introduced through Charles Sturt University as it aims to fill the demand placed upon developers today. Development of Mobile applications are now becoming an integral factor as mobile technology is being filled into every facet of our lives including personal and business use. As businesses must now compete in the digital world, employment opportunities for developers is almost guaranteed to grow. The new course is designed to empower and enable students to learn about the ins and outs of developing a Mobile app, as well as working within a development agency.

One such part of the course will allow you to develop apps across major platforms including Apple iOS, Google Android and Microsoft Windows Mobile using the industry’s leading development platform programs. The Connected Consumer Is King. The Connected Consumer Is KingJuly/Aug 2012Gregg Garrett Throughout the last two decades many technologies have matured, making the promise of M2M (machine-to-machine) a reality.

The Connected Consumer Is King

During this time, most industry meetings related to “connected devices” have focused on the ubiquitous network, the microcomputer/radios, and in recent years the cloud or big data. Uber co-founder's new app wants to be your personal shopper. Shopping these days is easy peasy.

Uber co-founder's new app wants to be your personal shopper

You can either buy online if you want to stay in your pajamas or go to a store if you need a sales rep's help. One startup believes it can combine both experiences, though, through a fledgling concierge service called the Operator. The service has been (quietly) in development for the past two years, a brainchild of Uber co-founder Garrett Camp and former Zynga executive Robin Chan, who serves as its CEO.

The app's homepage clearly states what it can do with the tag line "Looking for something? Make a request and we'll find it for you. " Your request will then be sent to an "Operator" aka a sales rep, who will, in turn, send you a description and pictures of a product that matches your description. With how easy it is to buy goods from big e-commerce websites like Amazon and to look up items on Google first before making an informed purchase, one has to wonder what kind of plan the startup has to drum up interest for the service when it launches.

First-Rate Digital Retail Platform in Australia. Snapchat is quietly building a research team to do deep learning on images, videos. Top marketing execs: Join us June 1-2 in Boston for GrowthBeat Summit.

Snapchat is quietly building a research team to do deep learning on images, videos

Sign up today as space is limited and we're limiting attendance to CMOs and top marketing execs. Request your personal invitation here. Snapchat, that well-funded Los Angeles startup providing a popular ephemeral-mobile-messaging app, has been slowly developing a research arm to run sophisticated algorithms on user data like images and videos, VentureBeat has learned.

Snapchat is especially interested in a trendy type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, one source told VentureBeat. “They’ll be doing deep learning analysis for images and eventually video (the latter, initially, probably just frame by frame rather than taking into account the full temporal nature of the visual data, and the audio stream),” the source told VentureBeat in an email. A Snapchat spokeswoman declined to comment for this article. Snapchat started in 2011. Snapchat is a photo messaging application developed by four Stanford students. The Converged Media Imperative. In the late 20th century, when the commercial internet was in its infancy, there was no end to the griping about “silos.” Back then silos referred to That Which Is Digital and That Which Is Not Digital. The gripe (from the digital side of the equation) was that the not-digital team got all the budget, and didn’t even accord the digitals a place at the table.

So ingrained was the silo grudge that no one, but no one, grew to understand silos better than the digitals. In a scant decade, more digital silos emerged than you can shake a stick at: Search. Email. The list goes on. Uber co-founder's new app wants to be your personal shopper. Mobile Den - Australia's Top Digital Retail System.