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Silence is served
Stüa de Michil is a restaurant inside the in Corvara, Italy where silence is mandatory on every Wednesday evening. The only form of communication permitted is a little blackboard on each table.
Why it matters
Peace and quiet is becoming a sought-after luxury by some consumers. Brands need to respect this new trend by finding subtle but powerful ways to engage people that give them a break from the traditionally noisy world of communication.
Source: Vanity Fair
16. September 2010
Hitachi has developed a gesture-controlled TV that removes the need for a remote control, allowing watchers to operate the TV simply by waving their hands. The embedded camera sensor recognises hand motions, allowing you to turn it on and off, change channels and control the volume simply by waving horizontally or vertically.
Twitter has spawned the Twitter Comedy Club; an online live comedy night with top comedians forced to tell jokes within the 140 character limit of Twitter updates.