Gethuman 500 Database

The grey-haired among us can remember when customer service lines employed human operators on the frontlines rather than the sycophantic automated phone system that leads the customer through byzantine corridors toward dead-ends or endless loops. Negotiating these labyrinths and reaching a live human being in a call center in some far-off land is often the hardest part of the journey toward customer satisfaction. Whether it …

mShopper

Adding to the ever-expanding list of things you can do with your cell phone, a Boulder-based startup called mShopper recently debuted a mobile shopping platform that combines the visual and tactile pleasure of brick and mortar shopping with the efficiency and cost- effectiveness of online shopping. Using mShopper's free service, consumers can easily compare the price of an item they'd like to buy from anywhere …

TateShots

Bringing the best of the Tate to cyberspace, TateShots is the unpretentious two month-old podcast covering the goings-on at the museum as well as backstories in the form of mini art history lessons, like the first issue's look at Rodin's "The Kiss." With artist interviews, artists commenting on other artists and events—including Matt Mullican's recent performance under hypnosis—each monthly installment of short videos offers the …