3D Printers Is The Next Big Thing! – 35,000% Growth Since 2007
Sales of 3-D printers for personal use have exploded since 2007, mimicking the personal-computing revolution of the 1990s, as the market expands from industrial- grade systems costing as much as $1 million.
The CHART OF THE DAY shows sales of printers that create solid objects and cost less than $5,000 grew more than 35,000 percent to 23,265 in 2011 from 66 five years ago, according to a report from Wohlers Associates, Inc., a consulting firm in Fort Collins, Colorado. Sales of printers averaging $73,220 rose 31 percent, to 6,494 from 4,938.
Until recently, 3-D printing was limited to large companies that could afford the industrial machines. Daimler AG, Honda Motor Co. (7267), Boeing Co. (BA) and Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) all have used 3- D printers to fashion prototypes and make …more.
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How Much Does a 30 Second TV Ad Cost?
Football has tackled Fox’s falling “Idol.”
For at least five years, “American Idol” has been TV’s costliest show for advertisers, according to Advertising Age’s annual survey. But the price of a 30-second spot in Fox’s singing showcase has fallen faster than Nicki Minaj changes wigs, allowing NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” to do an end run on rates.
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Last year, “Sunday Night Football” and “American Idol” were virtually neck and neck for top cost, but the average cost of a 30-second spot in “Sunday Night Football” in the 2012-2013 TV season is a budget-busting $545,142, up from $512,367 last season, according to Ad Age’s figures. Meanwhile, the average cost of a 30-second spot in the Wednesday edition of “Idol” plummeted from …more.
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“That rug really tied the room together.” – Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski – A Look At The Devious Media HQ!
“That rug really tied the room together.”
- Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski, The Big Lebowski
When you stop to consider it, a home office is a completely customizable space. It’s your set-up, your computer system, and your flow – that’s all that matters. There’s no one else to make decisions on how to accomplish the most with equipment, layout, and organization. No IT department, or network system to deal with; let alone cubicle farms or cookie cutter office furniture to interrupt your work flow.
Every decision, down to the littlest detail, is determined by you with one goal – determining how you’ll be able to work with maximum efficiency as comfortably as possible. Just recently, with the addition of a Caretta Workspace desk, I completed the Devious Media HQ set-up. Take a look:
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