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How to Make Use of Wallpaper Background for Your Online Business

June 4, 2010 Leave a comment

If you own a shop or restaurant, you would probably take serious effort on interior design and decoration for branding. You are also keen on personalize your belongings, like put a sticker on your newly bought laptop to hopefully show how unique you are. This is nothing new either for businesses or individuals. The same applies to online community. We focus a lot on web designs to suit our own identities. The wallpaper background, which is perhaps the largest available space online, could have more potential usages than just being nicely designed and filled up to attract eyeballs.

One usage is to enrich your end-users’ consuming experiences at your site by letting them personalize the background themselves. Read more…

Work from Home, Manufacture from Desktop

May 18, 2010 1 comment

The Iron Man 2 suits worn by Tony Stark and his enemy Whiplash were made by 3D printer. You might want to collect a pair of those but then have to sigh at the thought that chances are marginal. Now with the full range of 3D scan – design – print product line in place for mass market, your chances might just have come, by duplicating one yourself at your home desk.

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Monthly Review – April 2010

May 12, 2010 1 comment

I’ll use this Dilbert comic as an opening to the April Review.

Here are the highlights of the topics we’ve been talking about under April.

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Focus topic: tech as sales pitch for start-ups

April 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Recently I came across two start-ups in car business. They don’t relate to each other, but there seems to be some common interesting thoughts behind. One is called ALTe, who does economical mass conversion of used fleet vehicles into plug-in hybrid electric ones. The other is called Green Planet Car Wash, who uses a recycled PVC device to cleanse the used car washing water into drinkable tap water (but the business is car washing still).

What I found unique about ALTe is mainly its business angle in two ways. Read more…

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