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What Would A Fully-Wired Retail Store Look Like?

What if you could program a retail environment like you program a desktop application? Miniature computers, pervasive networking, and affordable tablets make pervasive programmed environments seem inevitable. A programmed retail operation like my brick-and-mortar bookstore, Lorem Ipsum in Cambridge, Massachusetts, connects cameras, RFID readers, monitors, speakers and motion detectors to software designed to maximize customer happiness and store profit. Read the full story here.

What Would A Fully-Wired Retail Store Look Like?

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I've written about innovation, design, and technology for Fast Company since 2007. I was the co-founding editor of FastCoLabs.

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