articles tagged: marketing
why chipotle is getting its comeuppance for pandering to luddites
# science

why chipotle is getting its comeuppance for pandering to luddites

Chipotle tried to appeal to the most ardent anti-GMO activists. Now it's paying the price.

why you shouldn’t coin buzzwords in trippy op-eds
# tech

why you shouldn’t coin buzzwords in trippy op-eds

If you're a Silicon Valley founder without a new idea, you can always just steal and existing one and paper over it with buzzwords, as David Gelernter demonstrates...

when did opt out become the new opt in?
# tech

when did opt out become the new opt in?

Online advertisers are starting to cross into downright stalkerish behavior...

examining the aftermath of the pop-pocalypse
# science

examining the aftermath of the pop-pocalypse

Pepsi's presence on ScienceBlogs caused an extreme overreaction and revealed a major lack of foresight, but that doesn't mean it was a good idea in the first place.

pepsi’s misguided foray into science blogging
# science

pepsi’s misguided foray into science blogging

Pepsi's venture into ScienceBlogs has been a rare slow-motion train wreck, from the internecine blog wars to waves of bloggers heading for the exits.

how did green become the new black?
# politics

how did green become the new black?

Somehow, instead of becoming a de facto standard, environmentally-friendly products have become an expensive, must-have accessory.

nasa, you’re trying way too hard to be trendy
# space

nasa, you’re trying way too hard to be trendy

The world's premiere space agency would like to know if "ur down 2 learn more bout the space-nizzle."

when your computer won’t let you forget
# tech

when your computer won’t let you forget

Computers might be able to record your every aspect of your life, but do you really want them to?

the evolution of guinness
# evolution

the evolution of guinness

Guinness embraces a fun riff on evolution in its latest ad and the results are very entertaining.

blankets, now with mystical good vibes
# oddities

blankets, now with mystical good vibes

How to turn your weekend knitting project into a luxury product for the less than discerning customer with a little anti-scientific woo.

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