Posts Tagged ‘therm0mg’

How Venture Capitalists Are Deforming Capitalism | The New Yorker

May 5, 2021

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/11/30/how-venture-capitalists-are-deforming-capitalism

With Shopify, Small Businesses Strike Back at Amazon – WSJ

May 5, 2021

https://www.wsj.com/articles/with-shopify-small-businesses-strike-back-at-amazon-11615611603

The next big thing in retail comes with Chinese characteristics | The Economist

May 4, 2021

https://www.economist.com/business/2021/01/02/the-next-big-thing-in-retail-comes-with-chinese-characteristics

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The first pillar of this new retail architecture is “social commerce”. This relies on three related technologies: live-streaming, short-form video and social-networking. The biggest live-streamer is Alibaba’s Taobao Live. In just 30 minutes of presales for Singles Day, China’s answer to Black Friday, it notched up $7.5bn-worth of sales, about as much as Amazon is thought to have sold in its “Prime Day” in October (which actually lasted 48 hours). In June Douyin set up its own shopping division, having earlier hosted many of its live-streams where the likes of Taobao teamed up with celebrity influencers to sell products. The video-app’s 600m daily users confer a valuable resource—their attention. In the autumn it made its proprietary debut on Singles Day."}}

B2B and Wholesale eCommerce with a Mobile App – Zoey Commerce

March 29, 2021

https://www.zoey.com/

The future of Boston restaurant design, according to local architects | Boston.com

March 29, 2021

The future is plexiglass!

https://www.boston.com/food/restaurants/2021/02/24/the-future-of-boston-restaurant-design-according-to-local-architects

Secondary_appt NYTimes.com: Thousands of Microsoft Customers May Have Been Victims of Hack Tied to China

March 29, 2021

Thousands of Microsoft Customers May Have Been Victims of Hack Tied to China

The hackers started their attack in January but escalated their efforts in recent weeks, security experts say. Business and government agencies were affected.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/06/technology/microsoft-hack-china.html

How to Prepare Your Bedroom for the Cold – The New York Times

November 22, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/10/06/smarter-living/wirecutter/bedroom-winter-prep.html
mentions weatherstripping
in Sun. 11/22 At home section

A Multibillion-Dollar Opportunity: Virus-Proofing the New Office – The New York Times

June 24, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/22/business/virus-office-workplace-return.html

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Now, companies are quickly trying to reverse that trend in a low-cost and flexible way. They want to remove chairs and desks and install screens or other dividers between remaining desks, said Allan Smith, a vice president for global marketing for Steelcase.

But companies are seeking to replace the sofas upholstered in soft, luxurious fabrics with something more durable. “One of our biggest requests for those spaces are durable, super-fast color fabrics that they can, essentially, pour straight bleach on every single night,” Mr. Smith of Steelcase said. “They’re also looking to add white boards and technology to these spaces.”
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Keeping Germs at the Front Door – WSJ

May 26, 2020

useful in terms of new home building trends
https://www.wsj.com/articles/keeping-germs-at-the-front-door-11589475644

M.L.B.’s Efforts to Return to the Field Could Take the Game Back to 1994 – The New York Times

May 17, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/15/sports/baseball/mlb-rob-manfred-blake-snell.html