Strava

Lynne Kiesling Wired has a nice article today on Strava, a really good online training tracking site. I like Strava, and have used it for about a year (in addition to Training Peaks). It has a clean design, good features, and a set of members that includes some pro cyclists who are fun to follow … More Strava

Schumpeterian innovation and “showrooming”

Lynne Kiesling Another entry in the annals of creative destruction … If you’re a bricks-and-mortar retailer, showrooming has the potential to be a real threat to your revenues — you incur the costs of operating a store, but some of your foot traffic is there only to see items in meatspace before ordering them online, … More Schumpeterian innovation and “showrooming”

Nest learning thermostat featured in Reliant’s Learn & Conserve Plan

Michael Giberson The Nest smart thermostat made a bit of a splash when it was released (and countersplash from other energy equipment makers who said they offered similar features, and counter-countersplash from folks who said “sure, but not that worked so well for consumers,” etc., etc. We talked about Nest here, here, here and here.). … More Nest learning thermostat featured in Reliant’s Learn & Conserve Plan