Elise Hu http://wmuk.org en It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks http://wmuk.org/post/its-boom-times-pop-shops-mobile-shopping-clicks Fast-rising mobile technology is making buying stuff with a tap of an app easier than ever, and shifting the way we shop. What were once permanent, brick-and-mortar stores, where shoppers look at items in a physical space, are now often pop-ups first — shops that last for a limited time only.<p>Pop-up shops are temporary retail spaces that spring up in unused premises. Leases can last as short as a single day, when brands use the spaces for a promotional event instead of testing out a market.<p>"As long as they can change it back, they can do whatever they want," says Joe LaPadula. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Elise Hu 16134 at http://wmuk.org It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks Innovation: A Gadget That Scrambles The Egg Inside The Shell http://wmuk.org/post/innovation-gadget-scrambles-egg-inside-shell <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoIxtFBhh5k</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:50:00 +0000 Elise Hu 13989 at http://wmuk.org Innovation: A Gadget That Scrambles The Egg Inside The Shell What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet http://wmuk.org/post/what-do-now-heartbleed-bug-exposed-internet With a name like Heartbleed, it's no surprise it's bad. A vulnerability in OpenSSL — the Internet's most commonly used cryptographic library — <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/08/300602785/the-security-bug-that-affects-most-of-the-internet-explained">has been bleeding out information</a>, 64 kilobytes at a time, since March 2012.<p>"I would classify it as possibly the top bug that has hit the Internet that I've encountered, because of it being so widespread, because it's so hard to detect," says Andy Grant, a security analyst at iSEC Partners.<p>Are you affected? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:08:00 +0000 Elise Hu 13511 at http://wmuk.org What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet SXSW: Software, Apps Still Rule But A Hardware Resurgence Is On http://wmuk.org/post/sxsw-software-apps-still-rule-hardware-resurgence The task of building your very own toy, or robot, or radio can seem daunting for someone without much background in engineering. But a set of color-coded electronic bits that can be magnetically snapped together called <a href="http://littlebits.cc/pressroom">littleBits</a> is aiming to make creating your own electronics easy for everyone. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:41:00 +0000 Elise Hu 12846 at http://wmuk.org SXSW: Software, Apps Still Rule But A Hardware Resurgence Is On For Taiwanese News Animators, Funny Videos Are Serious Work http://wmuk.org/post/taiwanese-news-animators-funny-videos-are-serious-work <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VzLOaeNZEY</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou6E9kVSC-4</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:17:00 +0000 Elise Hu 11968 at http://wmuk.org For Taiwanese News Animators, Funny Videos Are Serious Work