Single’s Day: How to Maximize Sales During this NewHoliday

Does anyplace you shop have Single’s Day.  I came across this article suggesting reatailer adjust to the holiday. For those selling in China, I assume it’s a must.  Will it catch on everywhere? Single’s Day, the massively popular one-day online sales event in China, is coming on 11/11 and Alibaba has plans to be bigger […]

The Strange Custom of Setting Pianos on Fire

When an old piano is out of tune and completely out of commission, some say there’s only one thing left to do: Burn it. Burning an old piano has become something of a tradition for musicians and Air Force members alike—although no one’s exactly sure how it got started. Most stories attribute the birth of […]

AI system finds Trump will win the White House and is more popular than Obama in 2008

This article is from October 28th. It’s not about the politics in the US, it’s about using data to help plan things.  There was no reason to be surprised last Tuesday Trump will win the election, according to AI system After predicting the last three U.S. presidential elections, this A.I. system is calling for a […]

LinkedIn opens Sponsored InMail to all as yet more ad products come to messaging platforms

It’s gloves off for social media companies that have patiently built audiences for their platforms and weaned them on steady diets of ad-free content: they’re all now starting to double down on ways of monetizing them. Now it’s the turn of LinkedIn, the social network for professionals that’s currently getting acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 […]

This Chinese bookstore has a tunnel of books

The Yangzhou Zhongshuge bookshop in China is a place where literature and design meet to create one trippy experience. Elfin Yue @ElfinYue · Jul 28 Fiori @Fiori_aus · Jul 18 Tom Schneider @ByTomSchneider · May 24 Beautifully flowing curved book displays in the Zhongshuge-Hangzhou bookshop in China. Love this #design First seen at:

This Guy Is Truly Fearless As He Plays Dentist To 400+ Pound Lions

You might not think of a dental procedure as dangerous, but when the operation takes place on lions, leopards and hyenas, the stakes are raised. Watch as, over the course of a week, one of the most ambitious wild animal dental operations takes place on Kevin Richardson’s sanctuary in South Africa. Check out more videos […]

Millennials: Ready to Buy a Second Home and Rent Out Your First?

You’re ready to move on, but that doesn’t mean you have to let go of your first property. There comes a time in many homeowners’ lives when it’s just time to move on to the next home. Maybe it’s because of a job change, the arrival of a kid (or more kids), a marriage or […]

Slack Welcomes Microsoft to Messaging With Full-Page Letter That Echoes Apple’s Famous ‘Seriously’ Ad

 By Kristina Monllos November 2, 2016, 11:15 AM EDT Advertising & Branding Slack co-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield boasted about the ad on Twitter. Twitter: @stewart Slack founders are taking marketing lessons from Steve Jobs. The workplace communication company took out a full-page ad in today’s New York Times, ahead of Microsoft’s Office event which […]

Adobe is working on an audio app that lets you add words someone never said…

Adobe is working on a new piece of software that would act like a Photoshop for audio, according to Adobe developer Zeyu Jin, who spoke at the Adobe MAX conference in San Diego, California today. The software is codenamed Project VoCo, and it’s not clear at this time when it will materialize as a commercial […]