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Gimbal says beacons and smartphones will alter the consumer landscape. Here's why

Gimbal wants to change the consumer experience for Americans one beacon at a time.<p>Gimbal produces smart beacons — small, often circular-shaped objects that are typically installed on walls or near cash registers of retailers and restaurants — in pursuit of its vision of a mobile-only world, where …

Inheritance

How Edward St. Aubyn made literature out of a poisoned legacy.<p>In 1991, as Edward St. Aubyn was about to publish “Never Mind”—the first of five highly autobiographical novels, in which extremes of familial cruelty and social snobbery are described with a tart precision that is not quite free of …

7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program

<i>Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile.</i><p>The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly contained to retail, with brands salivating over the prospect of being able to reach their customers long before they make their way to the sales counter, but a …

E-Commerce is a Bear

In two decades of e-commerce in the US, we have produced only two standalone e-commerce companies of meaningful enterprise value: Amazon and eBay. …

Estimote Creator Talks About Building An “OS For The Physical World”

Estimote’s first prototype looked like a parrot. They designed it to sit in stores and count the humans entering and leaving the location and could register their paths through the aisles and even added analytics based on sex and purchasing patterns. In all, if you were a store owner, that weird …

We are shocked, shocked…

June 7, 2013<p>Is it just me or does the entire news media — as well as all the agitators and self-righteous bloviators on both sides of the aisle — not …

Surveillance

Miuccia Prada Says “You can hate yourself!”

This weekend, there was a great article in <b>T Magazine about Miuccia Prada</b>. There are so few designers that actually have something interesting to say …

Prada

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Hello! I’m Jess Decelle, the hands and heart behind Fox & Brie. I create limited-edition bow ties, neckties, and pocket squares from vintage and deadstock fabrics that I’ve collected from all over the world. I live in Austin, Texas, with my husband Morgan and our two rescue dogs, Rila and Basil.<p>As …

Syphilis, sex and fear | How the French disease conquered the world

History doesn't recount who gave Cesare Borgia syphilis, but we do know when and where he got it. In the summer of 1497, he was a 22-year-old …