Supersonic jet: now with live-streaming TVs as walls - Getaway Magazine. This supersonic jet will get you from London to New York in half the time; but instead of windows, screens will live-stream what’s going on outside. Photo by Spike Aerospace Finally, someone is bringing supersonic travel to the masses! Any discerning CEO now has the option of shelling out a cool $80 million for the Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet – the latest (and coolest) thing to come out of aerospace engineering. OK, so it isn’t going to be a reality for a while, but here’s why people are getting excited anyway.
The limitations of supersonic travel mean that windows are remarkably difficult to incorporate, so the smarty-pants engineers at Spike Aerospace have done some out-the-box thinking. The jet is designed to have super-thin screens covering the walls, which will live-stream a panorama of the outside scenery. The screens can be dimmed for sleep, or play pre-loaded ambient scenes (ocean scenes? Spike Aerospace Launches Crowd-Funding Campaign from Spike Aerospace on Vimeo.
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So Harris decided to do something that might seem like a luxury: he brought in a chef to make food for the workers, and to feed them small, healthy, more frequent portions. Productivity soared, and a business idea was born. DeliverLean is now spreading something like his call-center solution to companies in a 150-mile radius of Boca Raton, Florida. Most DeliverLean meals are based on a four-ounce serving of a lean protein source, plus a complex carbohydrate and a vegetable.
“We have three different real sources of business,” says Harris. Convenience is obviously a factor in the company’s success. [Images courtesy of DeliverLean] What Earworms Can Teach Us About Creating New Habits | Fast Company | business + innovation. When we learn song lyrics, we don’t just look at the written lyrics and know them, nor can we listen to a song just once and immediately sing it.
Learning the lyrics of a song is a process that often goes something like this: 1. Listen to the song, maybe look at the lyrics if you want. 2. Try singing the song a second time, but mess up a lot; when you mess up, you hear the correct version and so you know you messed up and know the correct way at the same time. 3. Repeat Step 2 a bunch of times, correcting as you go, learning more each time. 4. 5. 6.
For some people, this process comes faster than for others, and needs less repetition, but the process is usually something like this. Other people don’t repeat some of the steps enough times to really get the song, but the process remains true--it’s just they only do part of it. So this is how we learn lyrics. How do we learn habits? 1. 2. 3. 4. If we compare it to the lyric-learning process, we can see that with habits, we give up at Step 2! The Big idea: a new type of healthcare company. Patient choice is an award-winning social enterprise and the brainchild of RSA Fellow, Neil Basil.
It is a new kind of healthcare company, designed to disrupt an old fashioned and monopolised market by providing an impartial and transparent prescription home delivery service for medical appliances. Patient Choice's USP is that it is patient-centred and cost-effective - and donates any profits to charity. Neil established Patient Choice following years of experience as a patient receiving products from various home delivery companies, and deciding that more could be done to improve the quality of service for end users. His ambition is that patients should receive higher quality and more transparent care, especially from stoma manufacturers, who are often focused on influencing product usage in order to maximise profits.
Established as a true social enterprise, the profits generated by the company are donated to charity through the Patient Choice Foundation, a grant-making charity. Gli errori del pensiero veloce e la fatica del pensiero lento. Health Practitioners Should Use Behavior-Change Tactics So Patients Take Medications As Prescribed.
Tech Biz Ideas. Forget "Mad Men"--Now Is The Golden Era For Advertising. Oftentimes when people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I work in advertising, they ask, “Don’t you wish you got to be an ad man in the golden era, like on Mad Men?” I usually smile and respond with “What makes you think the golden era was 40 years ago? We are living in the golden era right now--the most exciting and unpredictable time in marketing history. " We are witnessing a complete social transformation. The entire industry has been flipped on its head. So what’s changed?
In the '60s, agencies controlled a brand’s message and how it was broadcast to an extremely broad target audience on a small number of platforms. Well, it’s mostly an organizational problem. Those that are truly devoted to forging ahead have accepted that to compete, it is no longer adequate to just have the best creative talent; rather, you need to have the best multi-disciplinary teams. As an agency it is our goal to make 2012 the year of great content. So how are we going to continue to do this?
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