Medium – A Q&A with Professor Robin Coulter about Marie Kondo, the psychology of clutter, and what it means for marketers.
The National Law Review – Ward and Smith attorney Trip Coyne moderated a discussion with three panelists:
David Noble, director of The Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management at the University of Connecticut and Founder of GunClear.
Stephen Rogers, vice president of blockchain initiatives for supply chain industry platforms at IBM, and
Bob Meeks, a Ward and Smith patent attorney.
They started by explaining what blockchain — the technology that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin as well as a growing number of business applications — is.
The CT Mirror – Gov. Ned Lamont wants to end Connecticut’s cycle of budget deficits, deliver property-tax relief and amass a fiscal bulwark against the next recession. But to do it, he may push wary legislators to extend the sales tax for the first time to groceries, medications and other long-exempt items.
Daily Heralds – Purdue Pharma, the controversial maker of OxyContin, and eyecare-pharmaceutical firm Ocular Therapeutix has announced a research partnership aiming to develop non-opioid pain treatments.
NBC CT News – What’s in store for retail in 2019?
Stars and Stripes – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Friday he expects there to be a congressional hearing early in the new Congress to “pin down” who is accountable for delays in education benefit payments to hundreds of thousands of veterans across the country.
Innovation Hartford – Innovation Destination Hartford Website Curator Nan Price spoke with Jon Moore about OPIM Innovate, an initiative started by the OPIM department.
Hartford Business Journal – For Republicans — and many moderate Democrats — income and wealth migration is not only a very real threat, but a problem that’s already upon us as Connecticut increasingly raises taxes to cover surging pension costs.
Stamford Advocate – “Happy Holidays!” It is the most common greeting offered this time of year. People say it to each other. Retailers greet consumers with it. We hear it in advertisements across all platforms-television, radio and in print. It is now so common the words go almost unnoticed, much like asking “how are you” as you pass by someone you know, and often don’t even hear the answer. Such greetings have become a habit.