Monthly Archives: August 2007

How Disney Changed Orlando

Forget “Suburbs” – there’s something called an “Exurb” now: …blobby coalescences of look-alike, overnight, amoeba-like concentrations of population far from city centers. These huge, sprawling communities are where more and more Americans choose to be, the place where job growth … Continue reading

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It’s a Feature, Not a Bug!

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Understanding Indian Shoppers – Indians Love Disorder

Kishore Biyani has figured out that in order to sell more, he needs to make the aisles in his supermarkets narrower, and thus more difficult to walk through spill some wheat and seeds on the floor introduce some semi-rotten vegetables … Continue reading

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iBook for Sale

I don’t know if the people that used to read my blog read it anymore. There were many that I turned away by not writing regularly (or at all for a while), and by switching the URL for my feed. … Continue reading

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$55.55 a pencil – The Blackwing 602

No, I am not kidding. If there ever was a pencil that was well-appreciated, it was this. I have a terrible urge to write with one of these. I have been late to the party, but there is nothing like … Continue reading

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