The start of the year brought an array of interesting people into my social life. Some of them I knew from before, but a large chunk of that group were fresh, new faces I have just met.
“Look at him, he is like a robot, sitting there in silence, working!”
We all have said or heard an iteration of this sentence, multiple times. And this makes sense because robots are machines that we have created to perform the standardized, boring tasks instead of us, making our lives easier while providing more time for creativity and seeking pleasures.
“Markets are conversations”. I still, even to this day, remember the first time I read that sentence. It was exactly two decades ago when my hands held the copy of “The Cluetrain Manifesto”.
Cosmetics giant “Lush” has announced beginning of April that it will cancel its accounts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The decision currently encompasses only the accounts that were made for the UK market. The press release stated, among other things: “Increasingly, social media is making it harder and harder for us to talk to each other directly. We are tired of fighting with algorithms...
Another 1st of May has come and gone – a festive celebration of outdoor barbecues. A holiday that is deeply cherished in the region as it often falls very close to either Catholic or Orthodox Easter, which in turn allows for a convenient, mini vacation to take place if the dates coincide as they did this year.