LGBT health, Aspen Ideas Festival, how Americans are coping with the rising cost of living.
–The Atlantic begins its coverage of the Aspen Ideas festival.
-As Brazilian and Turkish protests continue, The Economist looks at how social media is affecting these movements.
–Nielsen takes a look at how Americans are coping with the rising cost of living.
-In a week when gay-rights advocates won a U.S. Supreme Court victory, The Economist reports that China is slowly becoming more accepting of its LGBT population, and The New York Times says more marketers are running gay-themed ads in mainstream media, reflecting consumers’ changing attitudes.
–The Atlantic looks at the LGBT health movement.
-An FT special report covers “Innovation in Transport.”
-Technology is taking more driving tasks out of human hands, reports The Economist.
–The New York Times takes a look at the next wave of car-sharing: services that enable one-way trips.
–Forbes reports on “The Return of the Anonymous Social Web.”
–The New York Times’ Nick Bilton examines “the next, even more intrusive wave of computing”: ingestible computers that monitor and transmit data on body functions.
-With the rise of the Internet of Things, it’s time to rethink security, via the HBR Blog Network.
-Echoing the findings from our Predictive Personalization trend, Americans are willing to share data with businesses for tangible benefits, via Bloomberg Businessweek.
–The Guardian reports from Intel’s annual Research event, where the focus was on wearable technology and its ramifications.
–Time looks at Pakistan’s energy challenge.
–The Wall Street Journal looks at why more companies are offering free booze as a perk.
–The Wall Street Journal takes a look at how the furniture industry is responding to new ways people are working while at home.
-A Fast Company columnist explores the science behind the resurgence of physical stores.
-Citing a study from luxury research firm L2, Mashable highlights 12 digital technologies in which retailers are investing.
–The Economist takes a look at how a “long-overdue technological revolution” is helping to change education.
–VentureBeat details NYC TechStars’ latest Demo Day.
-Restaurants are embracing consumers’ food photography habits, according to The Wall Street Journal.
–As meat becomes less appealing to consumers, “protein” may become a popular euphemism, per Bloomberg Businessweek.
–The Wall Street Journal takes a look at how beer brands are starting to test high-tech initiatives to win back consumer interest.
-A Syncapse report says marketers would be better served using Facebook ads for branding than for contests or promotions, despite lower click-through rates.
-Consumers are carrying a growing number of devices these days, as USA Today reports.