Technophobia?

“[Write] one blog post […] demonstrating your ability to overcome your fear of exploring the technology, your identifying an interest, and your exploring it deep enough to say “I see, no big deal, this is how it works …” 

This is one of our assiagnments for the next weeks. Sounds scary, right? Technology as our public enemy!

But why are we so frightened of new technology?

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FairTrade – bad trait?

After having told so much about Green Business it is now time to present you the model of FairTrade, from official definitions and videos to apps and criticism.

FairTrade is an alternative approach to conventional trade and is based on a partnership between producers and consumers. FairTrade offers producers a better deal and improved terms of trade. This allows them the opportunity to improve their lives and plan for their future. FairTrade offers consumers a powerful way to reduce poverty through their everyday shopping.

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Are There Reasons To Believe In a Better World?

Commercials are essential in today’s society; they are a part of watching TV and nowadays they are a part of videos and movies on the web as well. I have mentioned in my post Mobile Advertisment-useful or pointless that today a mass production of advertisments and commercials lead to a surplus of adverts. As a result many adverts are not memorable anymore. Most commercials are not worth to see besides some really good adverts (which always depends on the taste of the consumer) that come from big companies that have the budget to finance them.

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How supermarkets manipulate customers – part II

What are differences in buying patterns between men and women? How can structure and product placing in stores
make us buy more? And what happens when customers notice that they are influenced? Finally, here are the answers to the questions asked in part I of my blog post: “How supermarkets manipulate customers”. Continue reading


Swallowing The WorldWideWeb

Acquisitions

After having written about curious-, copying-, art- and franchising online business ideas as well as about how to find an online business idea, I finally come to an end by adding a post about online acquisitions. Acquisitions occur when one company buys another one and in fact, this happens a lot in case of online ventures. Google for example, since its foundation in 1998, has acquired the astonishing number of 98 companies and yet there is no end in sight.


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O.K. versus K.O.

 „Razzia bei kino.to zwingt Millionen User, zwei Minuten nach neuer Streaming-Plattform zu suchen“  *

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3D Printing – from fabric to tissue

A ready-to-wear 3D-printed bikini. A breakthrough in fashion + technology.

This statement you can read on the website of  Continuum presenting their newest design: The N12 Bikini.

Why running through a shop searching the perfect fitting swimwear when you are also able to fill out some boxes and Continuum will print a bikini for you?

Some of you may wonder how it will look like… A piece of paper on my body? Ready to wear in the water? 

Continuum combines exciting emerging tech with a sensibility for beautiful, wearable design.

Looks familiar, right? But how is it possible?

In my this week’s post I’ll try to find an answer how this technology works and I’ll promise that my post will end completely unexpected.

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