What is “Fast Fashion”, how it relates to big data, Facebook and us

Speed. Data. Lack of security. Encouraged anxiety. What makes a self-identity? And… fashion, clothing retailers and social media. n+1 has an interesting read in: The Accidental Bricoleurs: …As the fast in fast fashion implies, the companies’ comparative advantage lies in speed, not brand recognition, garment durability, or reputable design. They have changed fashion from a […]

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Gary Coleman RIP

Gary Coleman led a tragic life. It confuses me, it saddens me, it makes me angry that this kinda thing only becomes more clear after someone dies. Salon.com: “Gary Coleman: Damned by a catchphrase” Rushfield Babylon: “Gary As I Knew Him” (via Boing Boing).

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It’s Our Time Generation-X: Why I’m Voting For Obama

There’s something special taking place in America – whether we realize it or not – it is the hand-off (or wrenching off) of national political representation from the Boomer generation to Generation-X. GenX was labeled early on by Boomers as the “Baby-bust” generation. A generation supposedly filled with nothing more than slackers, know-nothings, non-participants, and […]

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