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Weekly roundup week 16

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Weekly roundup week 16

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Weekly roundup week 16

Stumped for reading material this weekend? We’ve got you. This week we’ve been reading up on everything from tracking your clothes’ origin, to the best designs from the Salone del Mobile Milan, and how Airbnb is helping you find accommodation through local recommendations. Read on reader!

Live like a local

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Airbnb now wants to help travellers better explore their destinations as well
as offering personalised recommendations, neighbourhood recommendations, and guidebooks made by local residents.
We’re wondering what a community of locals could bring you? What power does a community of local hold? (via fortune.com)

The internet of things is coming to your apparel
We’ve gotten pretty used to the concept of the ai???internet of things’ by now. Getting your house ready for your imminent arrival by turning on the heating from your smartphone, or regulating your lighting plan while you’re on holiday has become pretty commonplace, at least in the Netherlands. But reading about Evrythng and Avery Dennison pairing up to manage the digital identities of items and apparel, well that’s a whole new concept. (via fortune.com)

IBM is hella old, is the tech giant on its last legs?

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ai???Father time can be a bitch, as a long heritage is no guarantee for successai??? eloquently put by Formlab’s Marlon Roosblad.

The iconic tech company is turning 106 this year, and it’s life support is starting to fail. (via money.cnn.com)

Highlights from the Salone del Mobile, Milan

We can always trust the taste makers at Wallpaper* to provide us with an insightful overview of the year’s biggest trade and design fair, the Salone del Mobile, Milan. Head on over there to peruse the hottest new designs, installations, and even invitations, the fair had to offer. (via wallpaper.com)

What kind of traveller are you?

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At Formlab, we love travelling, whether it’s a few blocks away to meet a client, across the pond to meet contributors, or all the way to the Bali for some R&R. This listicle had us chuckling and trying to figure out if we were number 2, 4, or 9’Which one are you? (via cntraveller.com)

Hardcore pawn meets Disneyland
Talk about creating an experience, here is a two-for-one you’ll either love or hate. Do let us know! (via money.cnn.com)

 

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