Improved (Deutsche) Bank/ing.
Things that would make banking with my Deutsche Bank account much easier: If/Else logic for standing orders, i.e. only transfer the money out if salary or other income has actually reached my bank account. HTTP 301 inspired Redirects in case a bank account isn’t available anymore and transactions just get routed to a new one.… Continue reading Improved (Deutsche) Bank/ing.
The Evolution Of Phones
Amazon Uses Its Frontpage To Diss Apple’s iPad mini
One of Amazon.com’s biggest assets is its frontpage, viewed by millions of people on a daily basis, and, while times are getting rougher and competition tougher, the company uses it to openly criticize Apple’s new iPad. In an attempt to push kindle fire HD sales, Amazon employs pretty aggressive marketing speech and uses a heavily… Continue reading Amazon Uses Its Frontpage To Diss Apple’s iPad mini
Why Your McDonald’s Burger Looks Different Than In The Ad
Food styling has to use the actual product as a basis but there is still a bigger process going on from “Actual Burger” to “Advertised Burger”. Bagozzi, director of marketing at McDonald’s Canada took a camera crew along to reveal the difference and show the details food stylists and image specialists go through to create… Continue reading Why Your McDonald’s Burger Looks Different Than In The Ad
Apple’s Attention To Detail
…shows best with this picture: a miniscule but still significant change from OS X 10.7.2 to 10.7.3. I just wonder why they had to bend the pointing hand, it now looks a little bit like Mickey Mouse’s hand to me.
JVC’s Nightstand Might Finally Replace Your Oldschool Radio Alarm Clock
This newly introduced nightstand might be another cool addition to your ever-growing gadget collection. JVC’s nightstand N-BX3 makes a beautiful nightstand that plays tunes from your iPod or iPhone. It comes in both black and white colours. With a weight of approximately 20 kg and measurement of 500 x 300 x 110 millimetres, find all… Continue reading JVC’s Nightstand Might Finally Replace Your Oldschool Radio Alarm Clock
Smart Bins: When Recycling Goes Digital
Just when you thought that digital screen technology is limited at homes and offices, think again. Introducing “smart bins,” the newest digital screen network invades the streets of London in time before the Olympics 2012. Smart bins are more than just instalments slapped on the sidewalks. These futuristic, multi-functional recycling stations come equipped with a couple… Continue reading Smart Bins: When Recycling Goes Digital
Kodak’s Moment(um) Is Over
This sales chart of Kodak says it all. While camera phones and digital photography in general took off and were climbing endlessly, Kodak’s business continually degraded. The company who used to stand for a whole generation of photographers, consumers and artists is dead.
Malcom Gladwell Collected: “Intellectual Adventure Stories”
I remember sitting on a train from Vienna to Berlin a long time ago and reading “The Tipping Point” for the first time. This book not only introduced me to a lot of new concepts and dramatically increased my knowledge, it was also one of the books I really enjoyed reading. Now, Gladwell’s best-selling pieces… Continue reading Malcom Gladwell Collected: “Intellectual Adventure Stories”