Show Notes Future Commerce Episode 46
Review of 2017’s Shop.org conference
- FC Interviews Magento's own Peter Sheldon
- Kobe Bryant gave the keynote
- Brian’s favorite talk: the textile guy () letting the audience see behind the veneer of his business.
- “The garden section,” and “The OG Future Blanks.”
- Writing thank you notes with https://bond.co/
- VNTNA, holograms, and the shared experience
- If the future is now, where are our flying cars?
- Google Pixel Buds: the potential to reshape the world with a real-life Babelfish
Rebuilding Puerto Rico with Elon Musk’s help. Will Tesla battery packs help modern cities rethink infrastructure with tech at the core?
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Augmented Reality’s leap in sophistication
- Nike and AR: combating sneaker bots
- Ikea’s new ARKit built app verging on uncanny valley territory
- Toys “R” Us, bankruptcy, and a chance to rebrand with AR at the core of store experience
- AR’s role in commerce: “just like we don’t call movies talkies, and we don’t call cars horseless carriages” the name and the technique of AR will fade into the background
- Assessing your AR strategy
- Black Mirror’s “Nosedive” and social media’s role in commerce
Brand perception: stay in your lane?
- The Amazon sphere of influence affects Costco: Costco announces grocery delivery program
- Costco’s had a trick up their sleeve all along: a hamburger. What hamburger is up your sleeve?
- Phillip’s cuckoo clock room of Amazon Echoes
- What better way to end a podcast than with a reference to Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains.”)