As human beings, we get used to "the way things are" really fast. But for designers, the way things are is an opportunity... Could things be better? How? In this funny, breezy talk, the man behind the iPod and the Nest thermostat shares some of his tips for noticing - and driving - change. Learn more from this insightful TED Talk.
Why You Should Listen
Tony Fadell became a tech superstar as a colleague of Steve Jobs and developer of the iPod, which rejuvenated Apple, rebooted entire industries and changed the way the world consumes entertainment.
After leaving Apple, Fadell founded Nest on a familiar experience - frustration with household technology, still resolutely frozen in the 20th century. With its first products, Nest has brought the modern household one step closer to becoming a truly connected “smarthome.” In January 2014, Nest became Google’s second-biggest acquisition to date, positioning both companies to become revolutionary players in home technology.
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How Women Want Tech to Shape the Shopping Experience
62% believe same-day shipping will become the norm
Women are embracing more personalized, speedy and seamless customer experiences. New research reveals that while in-store shopping is still king in some areas—90 percent of women still purchase their groceries in-store, for example—online is steadily gaining traction in others, including apparel and accessories (63 percent of women make these purchases online), beauty and personal care (54 percent) and consumer electronics and tech (59 percent). That said, a whopping 94 percent of women are at least somewhat interested in in-store experiences beyond just shopping.
Learn more about how women want tech to shape their shopping experience (62% believe same-day shipping will become the norm) in Sammy Nickall's article published in Adweek, August 5th, 2018
Sammy Nickalls is departments editor at Adweek.
Previously, she was night editor at Esquire.
She's also the creator of #TalkingAboutIt.
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