the long tail

On Drones And Weaponizing Lego

If you think wearable technology is interesting, you have to watch this.

We are spending a lot of time thinking about wearable technology like Nike+, Jawbone’s Up and even Google Glass, but things are getting super-interesting in other areas of techno…

The Drone Wars… Business Style

Drones are everywhere.

Less than a decade ago, The Pentagon had about fifty unmanned combat air vehicles (known as drones or uav). It is estimated that they currently have about seven thousand of them (Congress asked for about $5 billion worth of more…

More About Making

People are not quick to realize the potential that will emerge from the Makers Movement.

Yes, the ability to hit a "make" button from your desktop as simply as it is for you hit the "print" button may not be just around the corner….

Amazon’s Ever-Growing Long Tail

This is less about the tail making more money than the head.

Chris Anderson’s debut business book, The Long Tail – Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More, came out in 2004 with one simple concept: companies could make significant profits f…

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #86

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwid…

Your Media Is Controlled By A Handful Of Companies (Yes, Even The Internet)

What happened to The Long Tail? What happens in a world after Here Comes Everybody? Apparently, not much.

We had a dream. The dream was that the Internet and the many digital channels and platforms that have poured out of this technology and connectiv…

On Weirdoes, The Long Tail, Seth Godin And You

Here Comes The Weirdoes

On Page 16 of the business book, We Are All Weird, by one of the world’s foremost authorities on business, marketing and leadership, Seth Godin (best-selling author of Purple Cow, Linchpin, The Dip and countless others), it be…

Kickstart Your Own Economy

Can you test the market for a product without ever producing it?

CW&T is a self-described, "teeny design studio in Brooklyn" that is basically a two-person operation – designers Che-Wei Wang and Taylor Levy. I have a certain kinship with…