Fernando Zerboni

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Google opens its first branded retail store

Google is taking its biggest step yet into the world of bricks-and-mortar retail.<p>On Wednesday, the Internet giant opened its first branded store in …

eCommerce

Marketers, It's Time We Behaved Like Humans

What do you expect from a brand when you share your personal information? And by personal information, I don't necessarily mean your name and email …

Marketing

How Millennials Are Changing Travel

A disillusioned, recession-battered generation is investing in overseas experience—and hoping the bet pays off.<p>In the summer of 2012, at age 24, I left home to travel the world. In just over a year, I backpacked through South America, South Asia, Western Europe, and the western United States. I …

Hogs With Muted Growls Tour U.S. as Harley Tests e-Bikes

Forget about the snarly Harley, the folks at Harley-Davidson Inc. want to know what you think of a quieter Hog that whistles down the road on …

Report: Apple’s wearable device will come in multiple designs, screen sizes

The Apple(s appl) rumor mill has returned to peak form ahead of the expected release of a wearable device this October. On Thursday, Reuters reported …

The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century is Tedious, and that Needs to Change

As organizations collect increasingly large and diverse data sets, the demand for skilled data scientists will continue to rise. In fact, it was dubbed “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century” by HBR.<p>Unfortunately, the day-to-day reality of the role doesn’t quite match the romanticized …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …

¿Cuánto da de sí un minuto en Internet?

El medio de comunicación digital Quartz, ha desarrollado un <b>estudio sobre los datos estadísticos de la actividad que realizan los usuarios en las</b> …

The riddle of experience vs. memory | Daniel Kahneman

Peter Doolittle: How your "working memory" makes sense of the world

YouTube

“Quora Stats” Tells You If People Find Your Posts Useful

As some Quora users hits one million page views a month, the Q&A site has launched an analytics dashboard that gives writers insight into the performance of their posts, breaking down questions and answers by views, upvotes, and shares.<p>“It’s one of the most popular product requests we’ve gotten …

El alquiler de habitaciones por Internet, un recurso lucrativo pero a menudo ilegal

Plataformas como AirBnB permitieron que los propietarios en Nueva York lograran sacar un rédito económico al rentar sus departamentos, una modalidad …

“El capitalismo no se puede cambiar, se tiene que destruir”

La diputada islandesa pretende convertir su país en un refugio seguro para informadores<p>Birgitta Jónsdóttir (Reikiavik, 1967) es una luchadora …

Bullish on digital: McKinsey Global Survey results

CEOs and other senior executives are increasingly engaged as their companies step up efforts to build digital enterprises.<p><b>As businesses continue</b> to …

Sex Makes You Rich? Why We Keep Saying “Correlation Is Not Causation” Even Though It’s Annoying

Sex and money: the Bearina IUD, a conceptual intrauterine device design that would incorporate a copper coin. One of the most effective forms of …

Minority Report, cada vez más cerca de la realidad: Google patenta el "cobro por mirar" la publicidad

Tecnología<p>20-08-2013 El buscador registró para sus Google Glass una aplicación que detectará cuándo un usuario observa un aviso, contabilizando el …

Un becario alemán del Bank of America muere tras trabajar 72 horas seguidas

Moritz Erhardt, un estudiante de 21 años de origen alemán que trabajaba como becario en Bank of America Merryll Lynch en Londres, fue encontrado …

How Your Website Loses 7% of Potential Conversions

Download speed matters. A one-second delay could result in 7 percent fewer conversions, 11 percent fewer page views, or even a 16 percent decrease in …

Scientists Are Scary Close To Controlling Our Memories And Brains With Computers

There are already thought-controlled gadgets and smart phone apps. But recently, a group of scientists at MIT took brain-computer interactions to a whole new level.<p>While they weren't able to create memories from scratch, they were able to associate different feelings to neutral memories in mice. In …

Foursquare’s Tips Growing Faster Than Yelp’s Reviews

Foursquare is more than just check-ins. Its mobile-centric tips are becoming one of the startup’s most valuable assets.<p>Foursquare, the location-based service, might be most known for its check-ins. But as its Explore search and discovery engine becomes more popular, the venue-specific tips its …

No Online Sex Please, We're British

(Photo: Tactical Technology Collective)<p>According to a BBC News report:<p>Most households in the U.K. will have pornography blocked by their internet …

Egg Donors Fight the Oocyte Cartel

(Photo: Stéphane Moussie)<p><b>Alex Tabarrok</b> explores the world of egg donation, which is heavily regulated by the Society for Assisted Reproductive …

Couples Who Meet Online Have Better Marriages

(Photo: Don Hankins)<p>A new study by the University of Chicago’s <b>John Cacioppo</b> finds that couples who met online went on to have more fulfilling …

Price Discrimination? Racial Discrimination?

From a reader named <b>Philip Mulder</b> comes this photograph:<p>Philip says this is a hair-cutting joint in Washington, D.C. As you can see, it offers a 50% …

Selling Thigh Space

<i>Quartz</i> reports that a Japanese P.R. company is paying women to wear advertising stickers on their thighs:<p>Advertising on women’s skin appears to be …