A New Test of “Prize Theory?”

A few days ago I posted about the value of prizes in innovation. Yesterday The Guardian published a story stating that the American Enterprise Institute is offering $10,000 “for articles that emphasise the shortcomings of a report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).” Later the article states that “the organisation had approached […]

Let There Be No Surface Without Art

From Chosun Ilbo (via PSFK) comes this story about techart designs. A combination of the words technology and art, the term applies to a category of products that combines high-tech function with an aesthetically pleasing look. Some of the items mentioned are the Hauzen air-conditioner from Samsung and LG Electronics’ Shine Designer’s Edition cellphone. The […]

“Feed Mayonnaise to the Tuna. Eliminate the Middle Man.”

There’s a new entry in the “Mayonnaise to Tuna” file and it’s called WorldStreet. From its Web site: A consumer products’ commercial complex anchored by an indoor “global direct marketplace” A consumer and tourist “destination.” 300+ showrooms and stores owned and operated by American and International exporters, boutique retailers, importers & wholesalers, manufacturers’ direct product […]