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Velo 2nd Gear | Bicycle Culture And Style

Velo-2nd Gear is a new book published by Gestalten, it explores today’s contemporary bicycle culture and style. The 256-page hardback book showcases some unique rides, from classic racing bikes to high-tech speed machines, from rough fixies to fashionable city cruisers and hardworking cargo bikes. It also shows behind  the scene shots of today’s top manufacturers and boutiques from around the world. In general the book shows why, for more and more people, bicycles have now replaced cars as the vehicles that best express their identity.

You can get it in Europe here




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IMAGINE | HOW CREATIVITY WORKS | Image

IMAGINE | HOW CREATIVITY WORKS

If you´re curious on how the mind works, how some people are so creative, or are you looking for ways to spark your creativity? this book should interest you. "Imagine" is the latest book from the author of "How We Decide", a New York Times best-seller. In the book, Jonah Lehrer gives us a revelatory look at the new science of creativity, he demonstrates that creativity is not a single gift possessed by the lucky few. It’s a variety of distinct thought processes tha...
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JAMSTIK

Jamstik is a portable, wireless, digital guitar compatible with your iPad, iPhone, or Mac computer. The half-size digital guitar lets you practice your guitar shredding skills while on the move, you can play acoustic or electric, and the included jamTutor app teaches you how to play with interactive feedback. Jamstik connects wirelessly via WIFI and the real guitar strings never need tuning, you can save your jam sessions, and even use the Jamstik to control apps li...
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ONE CLICK | JEFF BEZOS AND THE RISE OF AMAZON.COM | Image

ONE CLICK | JEFF BEZOS AND THE RISE OF AMAZON.COM

Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder. In the book "One Click" available from today, you´ll find out why Bezos decided to allow negative product reviews, how Amazon survived the dotcoms bust of the early 2000s, the company´s future ideas, and many of Bezos forward-looking insights and ruthless business sense. The book is written by veteran journalist Richard L. Brandt. Judging by Brandt´s previous work - "The G...
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