Monday: May 17, 2010
- Apple beats out Whole Foods and Nordstrom for best shopper experience title.
Factors that contribute to a good shopping experience, according to the survey, include having customer-centric store design, maintaining shopper history data, creating ambiance, and carrying and displaying a well-organized, 'rationalized' product assortment.
Wednesday: March 17, 2010
- Turns out that more and more employers are using tech to track workers.
This post details just how easy (and cheap) it is in this day and age to monitor exactly what people are doing in the workplace. If you happen to have some sort of job in a tech-related field - it's even easier. If you think Big Brother is watching you - well, he probably is.
Wednesday: December 16, 2009
- A video game timeline for your viewing pleasure.
I am looking forward to ene day I will explaining to my children just how we played classic video games in my day. 'You mean you have to use your hands? That's like a baby's toy!'.
Tuesday: December 1, 2009
- A glimpse into the evolution of web design just for you.
The original table markup in HTML was meant for displaying tabular data, but designers quickly realized they could utilize it to give structure to their designs, and create more complicated, multi-column layouts than HTML was originally capable of.
Monday: November 16, 2009
- The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.
While the complete history of the Internet could easily fill a few books, this article should familiarize you with key milestones and events related to the growth and evolution of the Internet between 1969 to 2009.
Wednesday: November 11, 2009
- Fifteen things worth knowing about your beloved cup of coffee.
An awesome (as always) illustrated list from TheOatmeal revealing some coffee factoids that you may not have previously known about. Did you know that coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth?
Friday: October 30, 2009
- Some scientific theories regarding haunted houses and ghostly phenomena.
He found that people with less stable temporal lobes, prone to frequent bursts of electrical activity, were more likely to report mystical sensations when he applied complex magnetic fields to their brains.
Tuesday: October 13, 2009
- A look back at fifteen years of web browsers.
Navigator was the first commercial Web browser to be wildly successful, rapidly achieving 90 percent market share before Microsoft entered the fray and took over the market. By 2000, Netscape's market share would fall under 1 percent...
Monday: September 28, 2009
- The seven funniest moments in the history of The People's Court.
'What is the hardest part about being you?' Plaintiff: 'The mustache.'
Tuesday: September 22, 2009
- Ars Technica takes a look back at twenty years of Apple laptops.
The Portable sold for a whopping $6,500 when it was launched in September 1989, and it's hardly surprising that it was never a top-seller.
Tuesday: September 15, 2009
- The evolution of Apple advertising.
Ah, the days of Garamond. Those were good times.
Thursday: August 20, 2009
- Eleven things you probably didn't know about pinball history.
If you watch a movie or TV show that was either produced or takes place during this period, virtually any time pinball makes an appearance, it is for the purpose of portraying to the audience that a particular character is a rebel.
Tuesday: July 7, 2009
- Seven random animals that decided the course of history.
...if you look at real history you find entire world events turning on the actions of creatures every bit as insignificant as that butterfly. Their stories are presented here in precise order of how ridiculous they are.
Monday: June 22, 2009
- The history of the Transformers cartoon series.
They had me up until Beast Wars.
Tuesday: June 16, 2009
- Seven of the most impressive libraries throughout history.
Access to collections such as those housed in Alexander’s Great Library and the lesser Chetham’s Library was a catalyst for change and the technological advance of mankind long before the digital age when knowledge was truly democratised for the masses.