October 16, 2021

Biggest failed products 1

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25 of the biggest failed products from the world’s biggest companies Part 1 By Ben Gilbert From Business Insider Launching a product is tough. “Less than 3% of new consumer packaged goods exceed first-year sales of $50 million — considered the benchmark of a highly successful launch,” say Joan Schneider and Julie Hall, coauthors of […]

Museum of African American History is freely digitizing home movies

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By David Lumb From engadget Just make an appointment at the Washington, DC institution. Humanity has access to more data than ever before, but there’s still so much media scattered around the world that might rot away before it can be preserved. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is launching an initiative […]

forgotten gadgets

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  By Andrea Romano From Mashable Take a trip back in time — or at least pretend to, with photographs of gadgets and gizmos from our collective history. Photographer Jim Golden was inspired when he walked into a thrift store in rural Oregon, stumbling upon an old brick telephone, a la Zack Morris’ oh-so-cutting-edge mobile […]