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HATCRL 10.29.19

🛍️One-stop information shop. RETAIL 2025 Peel back the misconceptions behind retail bankruptcies and store closings and proffer where the next gen of retail is headed with this report from CCIM Institute. LOCATION-BASED…

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HATCRL 09.26.19

🤡Knowledge laughs in the face of fear. REKOGNITION Amazon’s facial recognition service can now detect fear. Scared yet? URBAN NUDGES Check out how urban nudges help change behaviors in small…

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HATCRL 08.22.19

Current visions… WORKPLACE WAVES 101 things that are changing the way we work. GERRY A TYPEFACE Letterforms created from heavily gerrymandered Congressional districts. MEMORY LANE This AI tool transforms memories…

An image of an astronaut on the moon with planets and the Milky Way behind them. In the reflection of their helmet, you can see a multicolored planetary surface and another astronaut being carried away by rainbow balloons.
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HATCRL 07.26.19

🚀We have liftoff. DESIGNING FOR THE NON-DESIGNER Exactly how many choices should designers provide to clients and consumers? STRATEGIC READS Must-read books for strategists, and the strategically-minded, at every level…

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HATCRL 06.20.19

👋Hey! DIGITAL PSYCHOLOGY Use this free library of psychological principles and examples to inspire better digital experiences and foster stronger connections with users. FUTURE OF FILM Hollywood is using AI…

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HATCRL 05.23.19

👍Favs from this week’s reading list. LIFE WITHOUT LIKES? In an attempt to shift user focus from the response to the content itself, Instagram is considering hiding “likes” from followers.…

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In “Pod” We Trust

Imagine it’s 2009. “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” is #1 on the iTunes Charts. Mark Maron’s terrestrial radio show is cancelled and he joins the world of audioblogging, known to…

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HATCRL 04.26.19

➡️This week’s cheat sheet to total-consciousness FORGET ANTS, MAKE ART Artist Mike Papadakis uses mirrors, lenses and sunlight to make his mark. Brilliant – but he should start using sunscreen.…

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Sonic branding in a multi-platform world

‘Stop, hey, what’s that sound…?’ Could you be ignoring the sound of branding success? From a consumer—or even branding—perspective, Intel, Coca-Cola and HBO might seem to have little in common—aside…