The opportunity is not to invent a movement, but to build software to support one that already exists. By bringing meaningful technology to the thousands of local food entrepreneurs out there, we can accelerate the changes that they're already making.
Why women technologists are so invisible is a mystery to me. While I can't lay the blame entirely on the comic books of my day, I can say that luckily today's kids have more choices of heroes who are strong female protagonists.
Now, I'm a man who loves women, and I have absolutely no interest in ever getting in their pants. And since most of my friends are women, I've always thought I understood them pretty well. But there are five things that still totally confound me.
Discuss "craft" with Scott Constable, whose training includes apprenticeships under master woodworkers and who specialization in traditional joinery, and you're likely to hear about such things as traditional bodgery and English guilds.
Are you expecting to board the platform 9 3/4 Train to Boyfriendland, where everyone looks like Javier Bardem and they're waiting for your arrival holding three bags of Louboutins and a puppy?
We're obsessed with using Etsy to fill our gift giving needs. Buying unique presents directly from a worldwide marketplace of artisans and collectors allows us to skip the ho-hum box stores and avoid paying middleman mark-ups.
Shoppers at a growing group of clothing companies can now not only buy recycled items or see a portion of sales go to nonprofits, but partner with brands that give them a more active role in giving back.
For entrepreneurs, in particular, technology has been a game-changer, dramatically lowering the cost of starting a business -- from establishing a supply chain to advertising to building a customer base.
Today shopping is all about social commerce and new tools that make browsing and buying a breeze -- from wherever we are.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House of Representatives and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) in the Senate are well meaning, but if passed, will be destructive to internet freedoms we've all come to expect.
The first stage of a startup, what I call the Building Product stage, is management light. The team should be small.
The problem with most holiday presents is that they're just so... lifeless. Not these.
Etsy photo by Cardboard Safari In Random Recast, I find new ways to look at the ordinary things in our lives. This week, it's all about cardboard. ...
Photo by Alayna Jo A. The desirability of cardboard furniture is really up to the "depends on who made it" factor. ...
In Random Recast, I find new ways to upgrade the ordinary things in our lives. This week, it's all about coffee filters. This wreath offers a new ...
Today I present one of the most insensitive features I've ever seen on the Etsy blog. And as usual, it's celebrated in a circle jerk of obliviousness, complete with hipstermatic photos and Etsy drones yammering in approval.