• Food & Cooking

    How Food & Cooking Will Change in the Future

    Especially in light of the pandemic, the traditional dining-in model has drastically changed in recent years. More people are cooking at home, but they are cooking in different ways that cater to their specific diets, tastes, budgets and desires. Technology has made that easier. In a talk moderated by The Spoon’s Michael Wolf, panelists Robin List of Suvie, Khalid Aboujassoum of Else Labs, Dr. Dochui Choi of Samsung and Kai Schaeffner of Thermomix discussed what’s coming next for food technology. Why is it so hard for kitchen technology to catch on? The microwave was arguably the most revolutionary piece  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    How gamification will impact the future of shopping

    With brands increasingly incorporating both the look and feel of gaming environments in their shopping experiences, the IRL and URL worlds are set to become more interactive, moving forward. The idea of gamification is relatively simple: You take a feature of a game — like the mechanics, the awards system or the design — and you apply it to another field. As consumers become more interested in spending more of their time online, engagement in digital spaces is becoming more important. Forty-five percent of Gen Zers and 43% of millennials feel most like themselves when they’re online, according to the  

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  • Home Improvement

    With Eye Toward Innovation & The Future, Titan Home Improvement Becomes Titan Holdings

    CORAL GABLES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Titan Holdings (“Titan,” formerly “Titan Home Improvement”) today announced a companywide new operating structure aimed at driving innovation and growth including the launch of a new business vertical and the rebranding of another as part of a broader strategy to revolutionize the end-to-end residential remodeling process. Titan has split itself into two business verticals: direct-to-consumer home improvement operations and a residential services technology business, as further detailed below. The home improvement operating business will be branded as Renuity and will own Titan’s family of home improvement divisions, including FHIA Remodeling, Mad  

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  • Car & Automotive

    This month’s car shows unleash the future of auto design

    With big events like the German Autoshow struggling this year, you might be forgiven to think that COVID-19 has killed the traditional car show. But you’d also be completely wrong. In China and the US, auto shows are back with a vengeance and they’re not taking any prisoners. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen a whole host of cool stuff coming out of the massive LA Auto Show and Guangzhou International Auto Show. Now, if you’re looking for some serious breakdown on what the  shows’ new releases mean, you’ve come to the wrong place. Because I’m much  

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  • Car & Automotive

    The future of car interiors in automotive

    Imagine a world where a car’s interior, and the accompanying cabin experience, are two of the most important vehicle differentiators. In this world, affiliates of a vehicle brand are not waiting for the next start of production of a vehicle but for the next operating-system update; OEM CEOs introduce new human-machine-interface (HMI) systems as stand-alone products to as much anticipation and fanfare as new models; and car magazines discuss comfort levels rather than acceleration and horsepower. This world is now emerging within the automotive industry, and it will transform how OEMs make and market  

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