Archives: July 2008

Did Hasbro make a mistake?

Posted by: Helen Walters on July 30

Wow. Such a furore over Hasbro's shutting down of Scrabulous, the massively popular Facebook game. No one seems to be disputing that the creators Rajat and Jayant Agarwalla copied the...

Gore's "Capability Center"

Posted by: Helen Walters on July 18

A little while ago, I spoke to Gene Castellano, Project Director of W.L. Gore & Associates. Gore, of course, makes fluoropolymer products for various manufacturing and electronics industries as well...

Marc Jacobs, Jeff Bezos, George Clooney...and a photo booth on steroids

Posted by: Reena Jana on July 17

I recently met up with Chicago-based new-media artist Lincoln Schatz--whose subjects include Jeff Bezos and Craig Newmark of Craigslist-- at the Hearst Building in New York. Lincoln was installing a...

Fiat Punto: design review

Posted by: Helen Walters on July 14

It's been a while since I had to drive anywhere, but this weekend I picked up a Fiat Punto from Heathrow and headed to the southwest of England. After about...

Steve & Barry's: When Design Can't Save the Day

Posted by: Reena Jana on July 14

Not too long ago, the discount-clothing chain Steve & Barry's was the center of newspaper style-section stories and glossy fashion-magazine spreads. It was another example of the democratization of design....

On the Heels of the G8 Meeting, Looking at Clean Tech in the Group of 5

Posted by: Reena Jana on July 09

Today you've been reading headlines about the meeting between the Group of 5 emerging nations having at the G-8 summit, discussing goals for battling climate change. I thought the time...

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