Monthly Archive: July 2010

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Virtual Church

In previous generations, people went to church to keep in touch with their friends, socialize, and yes, practice their faith. Now? For millenials, the generation between 18 and 30, many are now going to the Internet to find God, get religious, or move past religion to something more meaningful.

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Personalized Pop

When you walk up to a pop machine your options have always been limited by the number of different bottles or cans it could hold. That restriction is now history. The new Coca-Cola Freestyle™ machine offers more than 100 different drink choices with flavors as individualized as your own personal taste. What sounds good to you? A Raspberry Coke? A Peach Fanta? No problem.

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Complete Control

How far would you go for complete control? I’m not talking about simple decision-making or a choose your own adventure kind of lifestyle, I mean complete control. Total world filtering. Choosing the amount of noise on the street that you hear, filtering the light that hits your eyes, never smelling anything awful again, these are things that people want. Not world changing ideals or technology that stops an oil spill, but gadgets and tools that allow them to completely “perfect” the world around them or at least their experience of the world around them.