What AI Models Mean for Online Retail and the Dangers of Digital Workplaces

What AI Models Mean for Online Retail and the Dangers of Digital Workplaces

March 14, 2023

Each week, we sift through a ton of content and then debate it ad nauseam at FEVO HQ. And since good content, like the mind, is a terrible thing to waste, we are also sharing it here with you, our fans, in the form of this weekly blog post on e-commerce, media and life on the internet.

The New York Times: The Digital Workplace Is Designed to Bring You Down
Not quite as hopeless and depressing as the title of this article will lead you to believe! In this piece, David Marchese has a conversation with modern-day productivity expert Cal Newport about the various pitfalls of digital workplaces, and how you can avoid them to work more efficiently. Hint number one: multitasking is one of the worst things you can possibly do if you want to be productive. [Read more]

Fashion Network: DMIx Launches Photo-Realistic Virtual Models
In a game-changing move for online merchandising, a new technology from DMIx allows fashion brands to display their wares on AI models. Because of the scalability of this technology, brands will be able to cast an entire roster of avatars across many body types and sizes, allowing consumers to see what someone who is built just like them will look like in the product. We imagine this will increase conversion rates and decrease returns (we’ve all fallen victim to “model is 6’ 2” and wearing a size medium” before). [Read more]

Deloitte: The Football Money League 2023
Deloitte’s annual report ranks the most valuable soccer clubs in the world based on matchday, broadcast and commercial revenue. The key stat in this year’s edition? Eleven of the 20 richest teams in the world are based in England — the highest total for any one country since the report began. The overwhelming takeaway is that the English Premier League is swimming farther and farther away from the pack in terms of its revenue, commercial value and spending power. Turns out that proposed (and quickly abandoned) Super League concept from 2021 may already exist. [Read more]

And a few more nuggets of assorted internet wisdom …

40 useful concepts you should know (The Prism)

Lotus Cars has the most unhinged TikTok account, but it's actually genius marketing (Tommy Clark)

Gamified Chinese shopping app Temu tops US App Store (TechCrunch)

Similar to Zelle, big banks team up on digital wallet to rival Apple Pay (CNBC)

FEVO CEO Ari Daie on the Sports Loft podcast discussing the resilience of live sports (Sports Loft)

The 18 best live sports experiences on earth (GQ)

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What AI Models Mean for Online Retail and the Dangers of Digital Workplaces