Tag Archives: Informative

A great moment in social media history

Mark Zuckerberg D8 Conference Facebook

For the first time ever Mark Zuckerberg takes off his hoodie. This real life interview is a as good as any scene in the The Social Network. The film is based on the book The Accidental Billionaires: Sex, Money, Betrayal and the Founding of Facebook. It’s important to note that no Facebook staff or employees, including founder […]

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Yes he can — Obama Avoids 99.95% of questions raised at his latest Town Hall meeting

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This wasn’t your typical Obama Town hall meeting. This was a Twitter Town hall with 26k participants, who raised apporx. 40k unique #AskObama questions. These were the two most popular Twitter questions President Obama (@BarackObama) avoided: Would you consider legalizing marijuana to increase revenue and save tax dollars by freeing up crowded prisons, court rooms? Pres. […]

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Can Social Media Predict Obama’s Town Hall Answers?

Obama Town Hall Experiment

Companies involved in social influence metrics believe they can predict the future based on what people waffle on about on sites like Twitter. Given our experience with Klout, we’re pretty skeptical to say the least. However being a fluffy, we’re always open to new ideas and we’re also open to being proved wrong. With that in […]

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Will we wave goodbye to the Google Plus buzz?

Google+

Google Plus is Google’s answer to Facebook. According to Google’s official blog post about Google+: In this basic, human way, online sharing is awkward. Even broken. And we aim to fix it. Google Plus is currently on limited release for testing purposes. Which really means, about 10 super nerds have access to it. Our Verdict GooglePlus lacks the cool […]

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George Lois & The Big Idea

George Lois Creative Advertising and Art Direction Genius

The world of advertising has its fair share of larger than life personalities, also described by some as “over inflated egos”. George Lois is one of those larger than life personalities.  He’s an old school American “Ad Man” and author who was born in 1931 in the Bronx New York to Greek parents.  He is […]

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Boing Boing is the King of Non Mainstream Content

Boing Boing a directory of wonderful creative things

According to Technorati, Boing Boing is the world’s “most favoured” blog, as well as being “one of the most-read and linked-to blogs in the world”. It showcases a fusion of themes such as technology, culture, futurism, gadgets, lifestyle, and others more (typically contained in newsletters, magazines, comic books, academic journals, and other unique media). It’s […]

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Seth Godin: Getting the simple things right

Seth Godin Marketing Guru

Some might say Seth Godin is an overrated marketer, with more books than original ideas. Academics state his ideas are not grounded in research and his arguments are oversimplified and overstated. Others believe he is a marketing guru sent by the gods to teach us all how to sell. The truth is he is neither. […]

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Erik Spiekermann: Typography and life

Erik Spiekermann

Erik Spiekermann is a famous German typomaniac. Typography has been his life — he even refuses to read unless he can identify the font type. He used to work as a freelance designer in London during the 1970s, before moving back to Berlin where, together with two partners, established  MetaDesign. In 1989, he and his wife, […]

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