Posts tagged ‘innovation’

December 6, 2012

Y Fronts Go To The Back

D.Hedral

OMG this guy is tickling my senses in the way that the Athena posters of the 1980s used to!  Before any of you point out…I KNOW he is probably gay this doesn’t mean we can’t admire a fine specimen of a man and enjoy his handsomeness.

I haven’t told you what he is selling yet but as you guessed, a new ‘innovative’ underwear brand

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December 4, 2012

Happy 90th Birthday HBR!

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Not to be confused with HBO the entertainment network, the wonderfuly insightful Harvard Business Review celebrates its 90th anniversary this month.  The monthly journal of the elite Harvard Business School is the crystal ball through which the world that has yet to come might appear.  Who cares about boring management?  Well, some people do and these people shape the world we work in.

In 1914 Henry Ford doubled wages

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January 31, 2012

Incy Wincy Spider

This silk dress took 8 years to create because it’s made from …shudder… spider silk!

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August 25, 2011

Apple A Day

A headline that knocked Libya from the No.1 spot is indeed global news: Steve Jobs handed in his resignation as CEO of Apple and the world blinked in disbelief and fear for the innovation black hole it could create.

I haven’t bought into the Apple Way Of Life quite as wholeheartedly

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June 24, 2011

The Death Of The Hardback

Whatever will happen to libraries, to hand me down books and to our colourful bookshelves filled with years of fiction and non-fiction? Probably the same thing that happened to photos when digital cameras became accessible to the masses and to music when Apple launched the Ipod. We will end up with yet another digital library.

The Telegraph reported yesterday that ebook sales in the UK had overtaken hardback books since the launch of the UK Kindle stores last year in August.

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June 1, 2011

Hall of Fame: Rwituja Gomes Mookherjee

Young Gun Rwituja Gomes Mookherjee heads the British Council’s Creative and Cultural Economy portfolio for India & Sri Lanka. Previously based in Delhi, she now lives in Bangalore and organises innovative and enterprising arts and culture events for the benefit of young and old and pushing those involved in the creative industries to aim higher for international recognition.

Please tell us what exciting projects you are running just now.  The most exciting project that I currently manage is the Young Creative Entrepreneur award programme that aims to find emerging talent, enterprises and innovators within the creative industries in India giving them the platform to raise their profile internationally. It allows for unparalleled cross-sectoral networking opportunities to collaborate and develop commercial linkages between India, UK and the international market.

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March 26, 2011

Robot Home-Help Missing Reward Given

I remember in the 80s we were promised the invention of robot servants who would go around hoovering (dysoning now!) and dusting for us, bringing us cocktails

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