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Sleepwalking in a social media nanny state

August 17, 2010

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I'm sorry, it's bad enough when a shop assistant, albeit a posh shopping assistant, looks down their nose at you in a posh shop. Can you imagine the first time a vending machine does that to you - how's that for your morale? Anyway, as far as I can tell from the video, the vending machine only vends to good looking people. Poor Joseph Merrick, not only was he called 'The Elephant Man', but in tomorrow's society he couldn't even get an ice cream as the vending machine wouldn't be able to recognise him as a human being.

Prediction #3 | etailers will start competing on more than just price

August 4, 2010

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We all like a good deal, and the constituents of a good deal are a lot more than just the price.  When we shop online however, we do seem to forget that and focus solely on price.  It’s no surprise really, the Internet is the perfect place to compare, sites like Google Shopping [iPhone 4 […]