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I hope you are having a week to be thankful for and spending it with family, whether you celebrate American Thanksgiving or not! My chosen stories this week range widely, from a potentially industry changing announcement from Airbnb to the rise of a new inclusive type of fashion that caters to people with physical disabilities. ...

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Cocktail Flavored Detergent, How Drones Affect Ownership and ...

Cocktail Flavored Detergent, How Drones Affect Ownership and ...

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Nov 11, 2016

The US election is thankfully over, but it was hard to get past the coverage this week to find some truly interesting stories to share with you in this issue. I did include one piece about the neuromarketing lessons of the campaign this week, alongside the story of Coca-Cola’s latest brilliant bottle idea just in

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4 Stories That Explain The US Election (No Matter Who You Ha ...

4 Stories That Explain The US Election (No Matter Who You Ha ...

Nov 04, 2016

It was a big night in America last night as the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series, but the lead article this week is about a topic I have intentionally stayed away from both because of the topic of this newsletter and the difficulty with finding any real coverage worth reading. Today I’m going

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Google’s Touchscreen Whiteboard, Sweden’s Brilli ...

Google’s Touchscreen Whiteboard, Sweden’s Brilli ...

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Oct 28, 2016

I took a tour through many different industries and sites this week to bring you my selections for the most underappreciated stories of the week today. To be honest, I had a bit more freedom with these as I’m happy to share I submitted the final manuscript for my 2017 Trend Report last week and

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Lessons From Japan’s Richest Man, Chilean Startup Cult ...

Lessons From Japan’s Richest Man, Chilean Startup Cult ...

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Oct 21, 2016

It was an international sort of week these past few days as the stories which most captured my attention came from far outside the US. From the fascinating leadership lessons of Uniqlo’s Japanese CEO, to a very cool pavilion in Korea that celebrates the historic birthplace of print (which didn’t make my list of stories

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Yoga Backlash, IMAX Announces VR Centers & How To Get V ...

Yoga Backlash, IMAX Announces VR Centers & How To Get V ...

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Oct 14, 2016

The past week featured no escape from the 24/7 US election commentary and it’s clearly going to get worse over the next several weeks, but the weekly ritual of curating stories for this email gave me a much-needed escape from all that hype, and yielded some great stories about a powerful new documentary about educating

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The Future Of Storytelling, Emirates Brilliant Strategy and ...

The Future Of Storytelling, Emirates Brilliant Strategy and ...

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Oct 07, 2016

Greeting from New York and the Future of Storytelling Conference! This week I’m at one of my favorite events of the year learning about the future of VR, interpretative dance and lots more at this wonderful gathering of creative people and innovators. If you happen to be in NY this week, check out their upcoming

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Hermès Branded Film, Firefox’s Secret Browser & ...

Hermès Branded Film, Firefox’s Secret Browser & ...

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Sep 30, 2016

Inspired by the Presidential Debate, the first story in this week’s newsletter features an amazingly smart “Rock The Vote” campaign from Doritos that could have wide ranging consequences. Also this week I feature an amazing branded film about silk from Hermes, how you can test Firefox’s most innovative new plans for creating the browser of the

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How Netflix Predicts Watching Habits, Awful Magazine Covers ...

How Netflix Predicts Watching Habits, Awful Magazine Covers ...

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Sep 23, 2016

This week the Internet went crazy talking about how Brangelina split. Despite how important that “news” might be – it’s clearly not the kind of “non-obvious” story I have to share today. Instead, this week’s underappreciated marketing stories feature YouTube’s desperate plan to fix their longtime problem with comments, a glimpse into what Netflix might do

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