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black friday

Happy Black Friday! Brick-and-Mortar Won’t die if Retail Makes These Changes

Black Friday could have a whole new meaning in just a few short years. Brick-and-mortar retailers have feared for a long time that E-commerce retailers like Amazon will replace them. Their fears are certainly not...
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Instant Gratification Loops and how Facebook was Designed to get you

Think about how much time you spend on social media every day. Now think about how many times you made purchases from sidebar ads. Attention spans are shorter. The need for “payoffs” is higher. But...
10 more ways to use non-system fonts on a website

10 More Ways to use Non-system Fonts on a Website

We recently published 12 ways to use non-system fonts on a website. Bonus: there’s more. Read the first part of this series here. From expressing familiarity to evoking novels from our childhood, fonts can do a...
car addiction

Seoul’s Example is a Cure for car Addiction

South Korea is more than just K-Pop and skincare--it is a thriving culture shifting its focus with technology. Whether based in Houston like Edgy Labs or in other major cities across the world, many places...

What the gig Economy Says About the Future of the Workplace

How many friends do you have who often mention their “side hustles?” Uber or Lyft. Instacart. Freelance video editing or content production. Even makeup artists. All of these careers can now fall under the...

Pros and Cons of VR, AR as Teaching Tools

Though not a complete replacement for real-life teachers, AR and VR can be fantastic teaching tools. Let's take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of using this tech for education. As we move into...
12 Best Ways to use Non-System Fonts on a Website

12 Best Ways to use Non-System Fonts on a Website

Appearances matter. Your banner image, your spacers, logos--they all communicate things to people. Ensure you consult this list and understand how to use the best non-system fonts on your website. When we launched Edgy Labs,...
wall street's biggest threat

5 Ways eCommerce, not FinTech, is Wall Street’s Biggest Threat

The 2008 financial crisis is nothing compared to what may be looming ahead for Wall Street--a total assimilation into current digital eCommerce players like Amazon and Google. The rise of Silicon Valley startups disrupted many...
rural america broadband FCC

3 Reasons why the FCC is Investing $2b to Bring Broadband to Rural America

Despite supporting the retraction of net neutrality, the FCC is investing in broadband access for rural America. Just think of your life pre-internet: Minesweeper, Jules Verne, and wall ball were great. But remember the first...
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Here’s How VR Hypnoanalgesic Experiences are Advancing Neurological Research

The intersection of art and neurological research has really taken a turn since VR technology has enabled neural entraining experiences to be combined with sensory deprivation.  It is no secret that scientists are exploring alternative...