Technology isn’t keeping its nouveau riche weirdness to itself. Without distractions, the public and the voters will notice what politicians have already picked up on: Tech’s money dance exists, but for how much longer?
Not everything scales up well. Unpoliced social networks breed hate counter to the designers’ goals.
Deeply related to RETAIL in the news items whether online or by brick and mortar is the current chapter of beloved bookseller Barnes&Noble. Its throes litter the tech and economic sections of the paper. Lessons can be learned by other retail news (Amazon and Walmart for example) if B&N is to stay bright. If it can’t or doesn’t, modern trends and retro crazes it could cater too will instead fuel the replacements small enough to react.