Management.

Innovation.

  • Amazon’s new convenience store delivery lockers | PSFK
  • Walmart seeks boost in search and e-commerce with @walmartlabs | Advertising Age
  • Instagram and Intuit founders discuss lean startups, pivots, and what makes a product successful | TechCrunch
  • Dreams of mobile payments lead telco to try banking | GigaOm
  • Amazon’s future is so much bigger than a tablet | Wired.com

Data.

Technology.

  • “Silicon Valley is littered with companies whose fortunes are tied to what you might call “OPP”- other people’s platforms.” | Fast Company
  • Most product teams don’t know if they are making their product better or worse; that’s why customers feel a twinge of fear every time they have to update or upgrade | TechCrunch
  • Four points for technology in politics from Obama’s jobs plan | techPresident
  • Australia has the second highest level of smartphone penetration in the world |Official Google Australia Blog
  • 7 tech predictions for the future from a Google Creative Director | TNW

Insights.

  • A guide to swaying majority opinion | The Atlantic
  • Why keeping up with RSS is poisonous to productivity, sanity | Ars Technica
  • Unicef: children stuck in ’materialistic trap’ | The Guardian
  • The “Kreayshawn quandary.” Is digital killing the luxury brand? | Adweek
  • Photo-sharing communities springing up around themes, places | JWT Intelligence
  • The German solution: saving books by keeping them expensive | The Millions
  • What our future might look like if we don’t trash the planet | Fast Company
  • Outrage as Huffington Post seeks teenage bloggers to not pay | Advertising Age
  • Death to banner ads! Social media campaigns that worked without them | Fast Company

Creativity.

  • How Tumblr created a design culture with no design team | Co. Design
  • 5 timeless insights on fear and the creative process | Brain Pickings
  • A vivid story can put us in a more altruistic mode, a study shows | Neuromarketing

Trends.

  • Retail renaissance: how customers love shopping in the “real world” more than ever | trendwatching.com
  • You look at me like you’ve never seen a neo-hipster before | McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
  • Place no faith in articles: ‘The,’ ‘an’ and ‘a’ are banned in iPod age; trying to ‘turn a brand into a religion’ | WSJ.com
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