…is that a new Mac? Those canny people at TwelveSouth have Christmas on lock – a scented candle that smells of new Mac’s. For real – here’s the tech-spec: Hand Poured, 100% Soy Wax Scent Notes: Mint, Peach, Basil, Lavender, Mandarin and Sage 9 oz. pour offering a burn time of 45-55 hours and it […]
On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your satisfaction with surveys? And on a scale of 1 to 10, how likely would you be to recommend these surveys to any of your friends? If you answered less than 5 please say why. Feedback is important. It can help us understand when […]
“There are more than 100 different materials inside your average car. And they all smell like something.” I had no idea. A new car smells, well, like a new car. One composite scent and very particular, unless you opted for the leather option that is. It’s an odour that, if not exactly Proustian (and I […]
…we’ve been using 23 words for something over 15,000 years. If you love language, the reason might well be that it’s more like our DNA, evolving with us and keeping hold of its own most useful – and usable – ingredients. In fact, judging from Mark Pagel’s work (an evolutionary biologist at Reading University, England), […]
Just a commitment? Or is it possible it could really could make a difference – if it was actually delivered? For some retailers, the ‘golden age’ of motoring is a place worth revisiting. Is the delivery of your customer service ideal locked into a presentation, endless discussed, debated, cited and circulated – but condemned to […]
For the first time, functional measures of the resting brain are providing new insights into network properties of the brain that are associated with IQ scores. In essence, they suggest that in smart people, distant areas of the brain communicate with each other more robustly than in less smart people. Idle Minds and What They […]
coffice: In South Korea, a coffee shop habitually used as an office by customers, who mooch its space, electricity, Wi-Fi and other resources. One of my favourites. Presumably, you pay for the coffee… The Words of the Year – NYTimes.com.
No, I didn’t recognise it either. What a positive change for the brand that launched a thousand coffee shops (per city). Seattle’s Best Coffee.
“In many ways, today’s 3D printing community resembles the personal computing community of the early 1990s. They are a relatively small, technically proficient group, all intrigued by the potential of a great new technology. They tinker with their machines, share their discoveries and creations, and are more focused on what is possible than […]