Monthly Archives: January 2013

Trust me, I’m a vending machine

Today’s picture is a coffee machine in Billund airport in Denmark. Now the question I would like to ask is how do I know that the coffee is really ecological? Moreover, how do I know that the machine is ecologically … Continue reading

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Why very smart organizations do very dumb things

I wrote this a while ago for Fast Company magazine, but it occurs on me that a few readers might not has seen it… Given that the average lifespan of a top 500 company in the U.S. is 40 years … Continue reading

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Something waiting to happen

Two things I’ve been thinking about. First, how a virtual roller coaster at Universal Studios was far more thrilling than any of the real roller coaster rides. Second, how these theme parks, especially Disneyland, are so vulnerable to attack. There … Continue reading

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One for (from) the road

I couldn’t resist just one more. I guess this falls under the trend heading of ‘convenience’ or perhaps its deregulation? I’m now back in the UK but sitting in London City airport, which is, without a doubt, the easiest way … Continue reading

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It’s fruit, but not as we know it

  I’ve been at Cape Canaveral trying to make myself more interesting. However, the really interesting stuff has been littered all around. I especially liked the apples made to taste like grapes (Grapples, of course), although I was very disappointed … Continue reading

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Only in America

Spotted in Wal-Mart.

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2013 Trends

Happy New Year. A major new trend map is brewing, as you can see from the image above. In the meantime, I’ve been thinking about 10 trends for 2013 and have come up with this little list. More on this … Continue reading

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