Archive for the 'Trends' Category

The Blogosphere All Summed Up

Thursday, August 4th, 2005

Dave Sifry, CEO and Founder of Technorati has posted a two part summary of the state of the blogosphere based on what Technorati is currently tracking. Clearly, the statistics and insight show us that the blogosphere is growing at a rapid pace, creating an increasingly powerful expanding network of influence.

Part I:

* […]

Talking Wine Labels

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

This is an interesting idea that I came across on Iconoculture. Italy’s Modulgraf Printing is releasing a wine label that will transmit audio information about wine. The concept works very much like a museum tour or a city tour. Wine purchasers can listen to information about a wine’s origin, what foods it will go […]

The Warped World of Connectivity

Tuesday, May 17th, 2005

The world is just getting crazy isnt it? I was reading Iconoculture’s email newsletter today, and found out that state parks are installing wi-fi for its consumers! Sick aren’t we? We take the most natural of environments, the very places we escape to, to get away from it all and find serenity….and we light it […]

Podcasting Interest

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

Interesting find on Podcasting News today:

“According to search provider Lycos, search requests relating to podcasting are up 1,000 percent. In addition, Lycos is calling Godcasts the “Hottest Trend In Podcasting”.”

Top 10 Podcast-Related Terms at Lycos
1. iPod
2. iPod Shuffle
3. iPod Mini
4. Podcasting
5. iPod Accessories
6. Podcast
7. Free iPod Music Downloads
8. Wholesale iPods
9. Godcasts
10. What is a Podcast

Disney Photostream on Flickr

Tuesday, May 10th, 2005

One of the things on my to do list has been to sign up for a Flickr account so I could see what all the great hype has been about. I figured posting the Disney podcasting extravaganza pictures was a great reason to go for it. I have posted 37 photos that are in […]

Personal Cave Anyone?

Monday, May 9th, 2005

I came across this interesting trend while reading Fortune magazine. Maybe I have been out of the loop, but I don’t know anyone with a personal cave, or anyone who wants one :-)

“We also dig personal caves, which are usually about 1,000 square feet. It’s a niche market —people want caves for all sorts of […]

Fender Footwear Rocks

Sunday, May 8th, 2005

I have been fortunate to check out a new pair of treads from Fender Footwear, thanks to Matt Zale the owner of Rock N Sole, LTD, the company that created this great product. I am sporting a pair from the Mens Playback Collection, specifically the Six String (see below). Without a doubt, aside from […]

In Case You Didn’t Know…

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

Wow, we really do love our pets don’t we?

U.S. consumers spent $34.3 billion on pets in 2004:

• Food ($14.3 billion)
• Vet care ($8.3 billion)
• Supplies/ medicine ($7.9 billion)
• Live-animal purchases ($1.6 billion)
• Grooming/ boarding ($2.2 billion)
MEDIA 4.05

per the Iconoculture newsletter

Sushi Pillows Niiice!

Monday, February 7th, 2005

Per Boing, we have the advent of Sushi Pillows! Looks like Salmon, rice and seaweed :-)

The Razorba

Saturday, January 8th, 2005

Here is a unique invention for all of those who just can’t stand back hair. Whether its for your self or a loved one, the Razorba was created to make regular removal of back hair simple and easy.per Presurfer