Reading Time: 3 minutes Faster Robots Demoralize Co-Workers | Careers | Communications of the ACM – A Cornell-led team has found that when robots are beating humans in contests for cash prizes, people consider themselves less competent and expend slightly less effort—and they tend to dislike the robots – to be fair I’d expect to see something similar if […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes UK tariff plans to limit no-deal Brexit damage | Financial Times – the system would mean that products brought into Northern Ireland across the land border would not have any tariffs imposed. But many products shipped across the Irish Sea from Ireland to Wales or England would have tariffs slapped on them. Officials acknowledged that […]
Reading Time: 1 minute China’s Guangzhou Tengshi secures further funding to expand automated convenience stores | South China Morning Post – interesting store concept that turns the retail space into a giant vending machine Germany accuses China of using LinkedIn to recruit informants-Sino-US – not terribly surprising brandchannel: Unboxing Boxed: 5 Questions With CMO Jackson Jeyanayagam – good to […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve go in involved in a few crowdfunded products and some of them have worked out but the majority haven’t. The latest example was the high profile e-ink phone cover PopSlate. PopSlate got over $1 million dollars of funding and was widely covered by the media. “popSLATE 2 is E-Ink for your iPhone done right.” […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes A focus on the design tweaks in the new Casio GWF-D1000 Frogman watch in comparison to previous Frogman models and some gripes that become obvious once you live with the watch for a bit. Looking to buy a GWF-D1000? Have a read of this first.