Excerpt via Barrons By Bill Alpert Updated Sept. 21, 2018 Marijuana stocks had a short strange trip this week. Led by Tilray,the U.S.-listed grower that just went public in July, the shares of Canada’s pot producers skyrocketed by Wednesday, then gave most of their gains back. Tilray opened the week at $117, for example, hit […]
Excerpt via CNET Wall-sized TVs. Connected everything. Smart mirrors. Autonomous electric vehicles. The world’s thinnest laptop. Here are the Top 5 Trends that mattered at CES 2018: 1. Smart home rising: More assistants and ‘AI’ everywhere CES 2017 was all about the rise of Alexa. This year Google came ready to fight back: Its Google […]
“So I’m back to the velvet underground, to the floor that I love To a room, some lace, paper flowers To the Gypsy that I was To the Gypsy that I was” -Stevie Nicks, Gypsy, 1982 The bohemian-influenced style of Steve Nicks, which has remained pretty much the same since she first broke onto the […]
Meet the women turning rags into $250 dresses at New York Fashion Week
From folding drones to smart showers, the internet of things is weird and wonderful. At this years Consumer Electronics Show, the falling cost of sensors and connectivity means that the internet of things is finally a reality. Here are the hits and misses of CES 2017, from the Financial Times: Hits Folding selfie drone © […]
The top 10 things foodies have been pinning in recent weeks, indicating that these foods will probably be HUGE in 2017.
A major exhibition celebrating Sam McKnight’s remarkable 40-year career from the late 1970s to the current day.
Much like “the cloud,” “big data,” and “machine learning” before it, the term “artificial intelligence” has been hijacked by marketers and advertising copywriters.
With virtual reality (VR) set to become a $1bn (£710m) industry by the end of 2016, savvy marketers are seeking to tap into the platform’s storytelling powerto set the agenda for VR excellence. Virtual reality is engaging a wide spectrum of people, according to new data by research group IpsosMori, which surveyed 1, 117 UK […]
Three years ago, Kate Rogers was caught in the Bay Area struggle. She paid the astronomical rents. She did the crushing commute. She lived the frustration of always thinking about money even though she was a well-paid professional in the booming technology industry. And then, just like that, the stress went away. All she had […]
Amazon is the most obscure large company in the tech industry. It isn’t just secretive, the way Apple is, but in a deeper sense, Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce and cloud-storage giant is opaque. Amazon rarely explains either its near-term tactical aims or its long-term strategic vision. It values surprise. Over the last few years, Amazon has […]
There’s more to virtual and augmented reality — the emerging technology behind the wildly popular game “Pokemon Go” — than mesmerized mobile users wandering the streets in an attempt to “catch ’em all.” With the sector coming of age, a few start-ups are already trying to show the world that AR can be used for […]
In one way or another Mark Zuckerberg has thought about the rendering of reality for decades. “It’s something that I’ve dreamed about since I was a kid,” he says. “I remember in middle school I would just sit in my math class with my notebook and write code. I didn’t even have a computer in […]
The collision of fashion and tech has spawned a cottage industry of those looking to shepherd the would-be disruptors into the ways of the industry. Fashion incubators and accelerators like Pratt’s Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator, the New York Fashion Tech Lab and the CFDA Fashion Incubator have sprung up, designed to help budding industry talent […]
It remains to be seen whether downsizing and minimalism are going to be a cultural shift or just a cultural fad, but these ideas are certainly in the air and on a lot of minds. Apartment Therapy has curated a selection of TED Talks on the topic. Read the full story. A Rich Life with Less […]
Video service is augmenting new tech with real people to help guide the successors to Zoella and PewDiePie