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Techlash 2020

Has adtech transformed modern marketing for good, or will techlash, and consumers’ increasing apathy towards ads make creativity valuable again?   Read time: 6.5 minutes Hunt Adkins’ extended holiday break…

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HATCRL 01.23.20

🧠Genius is fleeting, skill has staying power. SOAPBOTTLE A brilliant way to get rid of plastic shampoo containers. UNNECESSARY INVENTIONS Perhaps the best illustration of how social media impacts the way we…

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HATCRL 11.26.19

➡️Get ahead of the (machine platform) crowd. WEB CODE ART Discover a painting coded for Chrome using CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). MACHINE PLATFORM CROWD Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explore…

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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…

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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.…