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Electric-pulsing headband improves your mood and alertness

Wearable uses neuro-signaling to induce a preferred mental state<p>Most people, when they feel tired, reach for an energy drink or cup of coffee. …

Retailtips #2: stap voor stap naar een sterke winkelformule

Tips van Sietske van Geel, ReShare Store<p><b>ReShare Store is het winkelconcept waarmee Leger des Heils ReShare een deel van de 23 miljoen kilo kleding en</b> …

Mindfulness helmet lets your hear your thoughts

The Experience Helmet can boost self-awareness by giving you an audio tour of your thought processes<p>“Mindfulness” is a buzzword in personal …

Shopping2020 sluit af met een boek en een wiki

Onderzoeksprogramma Shopping2020 heeft het boek ShoppingTomorrow gepubliceerd, waarmee retailers hun winkel kunnen klaarstomen voor de toekomst. …

Now In Apple Stores: IBeacon Location-Tracking Technology

Apple is installing and turning on iBeacon smart shopping devices in 254 of its own stores.<p>Apple’s iBeacon devices have the potential to change many aspects of shopping–and to demonstrate its commitment to the idea, Apple is turning on the iBeacons in 254 of its Stores across the U.S. today.<p>The …

Welcome to the mall of 2039: It's nothing like today

Forget the fluorescent-lit indoor mall that's been synonymous with shopping for years. The future of retail will look starkly different 25 years …

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In 2015, we’ll need different words to talk about the future

We’re going to have to clean up our language when talking about the future.<p>To clarify this ambiguous statement, we’re wading into a future where we will require more precise definitions to discuss increasingly complicated, complex and more finely nuanced objects, situations and roles people have in …

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3 Things to Know About the Elon Musk-Backed Future of Life Institute

High-technology: At its two extremes, it has the potential to empower society to thrive like never before, or completely self-destruct. The question …

The house of the future: 21st century home will include wardrobes that wash clothes, self-cleaning baths and robotic guard dogs

• <b>Infographic created by London-based trueinterior.com shows the array of gadgets that could be in future homes</b>• <b><br>Bedrooms could feature floating beds</b> …

Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to population estimates released this month by the U.S. …

We Know How You Feel | The New Yorker

Three years ago, archivists at A.T. & T. stumbled upon a rare fragment of computer history: a short film that Jim Henson produced for Ma Bell, in 1963. Henson had been hired to make the film for a conference that the company was convening to showcase its strengths in machine-to-machine …

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Our lives in 2025: What the world will be like in 10 years' time

Our world is being transformed by rapid advances in sciences and technology that are touching every aspect of our lives.<p>So what changes could these …