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The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Self-improvement

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Fit For Me By ModCloth Makes Shopping Online Less Risky

We've all been there. You find something you love on an e-commerce site, and it arrives in a different shade than expected or the fit runs two sizes too small. Luckily, ModCloth has come up with the perfect solution: They're asking you how it fits first.<p>Fit For Me, a new app by ModCloth, helps …

Credit card companies eye new global payment standard

MasterCard, Visa, and American Express have teamed up to create a new digital payment technology.<p>The companies say that their proposed standard would increase the security of payments via Web sites and mobile products by using a digital "token." Armed with a token, consumers wouldn't need to input …

Shopping search engine TheFind surpasses 1B shopping searches (exclusive)

Shopping search engine TheFind is furiously crawling the Internet so you can find those vintage Nike shoes you’ve been eyeing, or a pantsuit appropriate for a wedding.<p>The company revealed impressive traction today.<p>TheFind crossed the “1 billion shopping searches” mark, and shoppers have browsed …

3D Modeling Stitch Mesh: The Future of Fabric and Fashion?

What is Variable Data Printing?

Variable data printing is one-to-one marketing – the process of creating very targeted printed communications based on known information about the …

The what, why and how of mass customization

This paper introduces the aim, scope and content of this special issue on mass customization. It begins by providing a background review of mass customization, which revolves around two questions: what is mass customization, and why mass customize? By focusing on these, the paper presents …

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The Ikea of Mass-Customized Furniture

Ikea is popular for a reason. The furniture is cheap, the minimalist aesthetic goes with just about anything, and it's extremely customizable. …

bring your research to life with data visualization

404<p>Missing Page<p>Do not fear mistakes.<br>There are none.<br>- Miles Davis<p>However, it is true that the page you were looking for is missing. Try clicking on …

3D Printed “Magic Arms” Bring Joy to Handicapped Child

Medical use of additive manufacturing (AM) continues to grow and expand. Stories about 3D printers used to create a new <b>jawbone</b>, <b>prosthetics</b> and …

Absolut Creates 4 Million Unique Vodka Bottles

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Home 3D Printing Is Killing The Manufacturing Industry

If you’ve followed the news, a collective of hackers recently rented a 3D printer to build a real, working gun. The group, Defense Distributed, began the project but once the renter, Stratasys, discovered what they were building, they took the printer back.<p>Writes the Danger Room:<p>Cody Wilson planned …

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Cerealize launches campaign flavored cereal: Obama O's or Romney Flakes

A few weeks ago we wrote about Cerealize, a company that wants to offer mass customization of cereals. They’re in the early phases of their life, but …

Mass Customization and On Demand Software

Henry Ford once said: “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black.” Then, in 1923 Alfred Sloan of General …

What Are The Implications For Our Kids When A Is For Aiden, Everywhere He Looks?

A quick search on the Pottery Barn Kids Web site reveals just how far we’ve come as consumers. We are living in age of abundance, and so finding the perfect baseball nightlight isn’t enough.<p>Now it is special because for no additional fee your child’s name will be printed just below the baseball …

Web and business news :Wild Things Gear Debuts Next Generation of Mass Customization for Technical Outerwear !

<b>Consumers Receive Personalized Products Produced in USA;</b> <b><br>Online Retailers Carry No Inventory and Offer Distinct Customer Experience</b><p><b>NEWPORT, R.I.,</b> …

Chris Anderson Says the 'Maker' Movement is the Next Industrial Revolution

Vikram Alexei Kansara sat down with Chris Anderson to discuss the rise of desktop manufacturing, the Maker movement and the implications for</b> …

MyCustomizer: If mass customization is the future, here’s the tool to create it

MONTREAL — You’ve heard the bit about the best way to make money during the gold rush, right? It’s not joining the mob of prospectors, but selling them pickaxes and shovels.<p>That’s the idea behind MyCustomizer, a new startup just graduating out of FounderFuel, one of the premier accelerators in …

Mass Customization in Apparel | IT Trends in Apparel Industry

<b>Evolving IT Trends For Mass Customization in Apparel Industry: Development of E- Catalogue and Digital Embroidery Design Module</b><p><b>Abstract:</b><p>The concept …

3 Reasons Why Mass Customization is the Future of Consumer Products

Consumers expect it their way. In the era of Facebook stalking and self-aggrandizement, consumers view products as another form of expressing their uniqueness. Below are three trends that have contributed to the mass customization movement.<p><b>1. Every Customer Is Their Own Market</b><p>Since the late '80s …

Unlocking Great Customer Service Through Personalization

Mass Customization Mass customization was a term coined by Stan Davis in his book Future Perfect to describe the phenomenon of being able...

The Maker Movement Lowers Consumption and Waste

<i>This is part of a series of articles by MBA students at California College of the Arts dMBA program. Follow along here.</i><p><b>By Justin Lokitz</b><p>It goes …

Try on Your Next Pair of Glasses Online, Get Them in 4 Days

<i>Jesse Draper is creator and host of The Valley Girl Show, through which she's become a spokesperson for startups and helped pioneer the way of new</i> …

Customer Focused Content

<b>Customer Focused Products Require Customer Focused Content</b><p>Stuck in a sea of sameness? Trapped by consistency? Maybe it’s time to customize – your …