links for 2011-05-10

  • VRM Update for those who want to be ahead of the curve on the next new thing (that people have been working on for the past decade): Mashable has a story on Tara Hunt's Shopify [ http://shopify.com ] a startup that "is doing good business without resorting to cookie-based tracking." The article calls the approach "C2B" (as in consumer to business, get it, C-to-B, rather than B-to-C) which is, like VRM, a play on acronyms. [See my previous blog post related to VRM: http://www.rexblog.com/2011/04/25/22991 ]
    (tags: vrm identity)
  • In brief: National Geographic named Magazine of the Year. The usual suspects win everything else. Good choice: Travel/Liesure category: Gardens & Guns.
    (tags: magazines)