Nicholas Carlson's retelling of how a couple of millennials working for eBay went rogue and flew to Australia for two weeks to redesign the homepage, thus breathing new life and profit into a flagging company, well, it kind of makes me want to fly to Australia to two weeks and redesign someone's homepage.
I know that this is suppose to sound like the future, but if this is the future of shopping, I don't want it. What if I want a different pair of shoes after 300 miles, or what if I don't have the money to spend on a new pair of shoes? Technology, automation, and money are things that can work well together (like automating your savings or paying your bills), but this is one form of shopping that I'll be opting out of in the future.
Selling a dress on Ebay seems easy—until it's not.
Cinnamon, a former coworker of mine, started making dolls over two years ago. She works out of her Bronx one-bedroom at night, after coming home from her full-time graphic design job.