Oh, I'm sorry, they're out of Odorless surprise
. How about a new-to-you gamin
? They never have that at the end of the week, they get it fresh on Monday. What about a Refurbished gintleman
? It's been out for two weeks. They were expecting it this morning. Well, there's always more to browse at the Non-Stop Scroll Shop
! It's online, unlike Apple Cabin and it's curious mailers
) [via mefi projects
"As recently as a year ago, there were many publishers, librarians, and scholars who thought that electronic publishing was just a passing fad."
In 1996, the number theorist Andrew Odlyzko
, a pioneer in the development of "experimental mathematics" via large-scale computation, wrote a article, prescient in many respects, about the effect the Internet would have on the economics of scholarly publication, and on commerce more generally.
The IOWEYOU project.
You can't go to a shop and buy these clothes. Because each textile is unique they have an app
that allows you to trace your garment right back through the production process to the actual weaver that hand-wove the fabric. You can see some of the delightful
people involved in the project at their YouTube channel
. Bringing together buyers and buyers and buyers and buyers and buyers and buyers and buyers and sellers.
We're from the Government and we're here to help you. [more inside]
AOL gives pre-ICU infusion to Amazon.
Jeff, baby. It's over. Your place as an e-commerce pioneer is secure, but face it, selling mass-market atoms on the Web was never going to work.