Donal Reddington on mass customization, crowdsourcing and digital manufacturing

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Not dead, just taking a break

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

It’s been a long time since I posted anything here, for which I owe readers an explanation:  I had become disillusioned, not with, but with trying to research and write blog posts  using a 56k modem.  That’s right,  for the last four  years or so this site was maintained using a dialup internet connection. [...]

Happy Christmas!

Monday, December 25th, 2006

I’d like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and a peaceful new year. Thanks for visiting in 2006.   I’ll be back posting in a couple of days (but not today!). relaunched as

Friday, November 10th, 2006, an online customized gift card and greeting card destination, recently announced the launch of its new Web site. Formerly, is a service of Arroweye Solutions. The refreshed Web site offers consumers the opportunity to customize gift cards and greeting cards. Users can choose from a host of leading retailers from which to [...]

Mass Customization Events Calendar

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

I’ve added a Mass Customization and Personalization Events calendar to this site, using Google calendar.  I’ll add details of any conference or other event that is likely to be of interest to readers.  The Mass Customization and Personalization Events calendar can be viewed from the site homepage. I’m slowly re-designing the homepage to act as [...]

BBC Publishes Public Comments on Personalized Education

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

The British state broadcaster, BBC, has published comments submitted by its audience on the topic of personalized education .   The cross section of opinions and views make interesting reading. in Internet Retail Top 500

Monday, May 29th, 2006 debuted in the 2006 edition of Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide for the first time ever. The guide ranks America’s 500 largest web retailers based on their 2005 online sales. ranked 305th in the guide for overall web sales in 2005 and ranked 22nd in the mass merchant category. (Disclosure:  This site carries [...]

Literacy through personalized books

Monday, May 29th, 2006

An article in a newspaper called the Hardin County News describes how personalized books are promoting literacy among young children in Lumberton, Texas.