The more people see two-way engagement and being able to interact with people all over the world, I think the less they want to be involved in structured research," she said. "If I have something to say to that company now, there are lots of ways to say it.
Joan Lewis, global consumer and market knowledge officer of Procter & Gamble Co

Raphael Saadiq: Live at SXSW

The best set I’ve heard so far.

Great album/mixtape(?) from frank ocean.  it’s free.  grab it.  a little soul that’s perfect for a spring morning.  

Great album/mixtape(?) from frank ocean.  it’s free.  grab it.  a little soul that’s perfect for a spring morning.  

now this is a monitor

now this is a monitor

James Blake at Schuba’s in May.  Anybody game?

Third Man Rolling Records.  Jack White continues to come up with smart ways of extending his label.  

Research suggests that one additional Wal-Mart Supercenter per 100,000 residents increases individuals’ probability of being obese by 2.3 percentage points, say Charles Courtemanche of the University of North Carolina and Art Carden of Rhodes College. The researchers, publishing in the Journal of Urban Economics, say their study implies that proliferation of Wal-Mart Supercenters, which offer food at highly discounted prices, explains 10.5% of the U.S. rise in obesity since the late 1980s.
Harvard Business Review

NPR goes SXSW

For those of you, like me, who won’t be able to make it this year.

Jay-Z on NPR

A must listen.