Trends Issue 036 - April 2006

The U.S. Economy Keeps on Booming

The brief slow-down in fourth-quarter GDP growth, resulting largely from the lagging effects of the third-quarter...

The U.S. Economy Keeps on Booming
published on: Apr 15, 2006

Subliminal Marketing is Going Mainstream

As we define it here, subliminal marketing isn’t “brainwashing.” It refers to a host of new techniques and...

Subliminal Marketing is Going Mainstream
published on: Apr 15, 2006

The Time for National Missile Defense Is Coming

Despite its many scientific and political detractors, the idea of a national missile defense system remains extremely...

The Time for National Missile Defense Is Coming
published on: Apr 15, 2006

Voice Recognition Is Finally Starting to Make...

Voice recognition, with applications as varied as automated transcription and voice-operated appliances, has been...

Voice Recognition Is Finally Starting to Make Sense
published on: Apr 15, 2006

New Tools Help Companies Manage Unstructured Data

Despite the inroads made by traditional Database Management systems, analysts estimate that some 85 percent of...

New Tools Help Companies Manage Unstructured Data
published on: Apr 15, 2006

Convergence Scrambles the Media Status Quo

As recently as 25 years ago, there were three commercial TV networks, plus PBS. There were a few major publishers of...

Convergence Scrambles the Media Status Quo
published on: Apr 15, 2006

Meaning and Values Are Becoming the Keys to...

Instead of money or health insurance benefits, one of the most effective ways to motivate employees today is by giving...

Meaning and Values Are Becoming the Keys to Successful Human Resource Management
published on: Apr 15, 2006