The Future of Commerce - Issue #180
Space Force Using Oculus Quest For VR Satellite Repair Training — vrscout.com VR simulations by SAIC allow mission operators to go "hands-on" with national security satellites and missiles.
Tacos for $187,336 and digital basketballs for $69,000 ... the crypto-bubble comes to marketing — adage.com What brands should know about NFTs.
The patent outlines a system whereby blockchain can be used to attach cryptographically secured digital assets to a physical product, in this case a sports shoe.
Adidas: A $1 Billion Bet On Digital — huddleup.substack.com Looking to follow in their rival Nike's footsteps, Adidas has promised to invest more than $1 billion in their eCommerce strategy — but is it too late?
How Dapper Labs scored NBA crypto millions — www.protocol.com The company behind CryptoKitties, the first glimmer that consumers might get excited about blockchain-backed digital goods, is poised to hit the mainstream with NBA Top Shot.
Everybody collects something. But why do we do it? Some for investment, for pure enjoyment, for connection to a group or expanding their social lives.
Government agrees to proposal from leftwing party Más País allowing companies to test reduced hours.
Snap acquires Berlin company that helps online shoppers pick clothes that fit properly — www.cnbc.com Snap acquired Fit Analytics, a Berlin company that helps consumers pick the right size clothing when they shop online.
Twitter is taking on Clubhouse, Substack and Patreon with new products — www.theverge.com Twitter’s head of consumer product, Keyvon Beykpour, talks about what it took to reset the team toward growth, how he decides what to prioritize, and, of course, content moderation.