I've never done a scientific study, but I have always held to the logic "if it's existed for most of humanity's time on Earth, there's probably are reason." Here's an example from author Mark Schatzker on food and why every dietary boogeyman is bogus. For more than 50 years, our food has been getting blander—but [...]
From Guy Kawasaki via visual.ly by julielynnf.
This article is republished from http://airpatrolcorp.com/2014/03/07/proximity-versus-positioning/ As location-based technologies take off there’s lots of hype about proximity versus positioning. Is there a difference, and if so, which is better? There’s little doubt that location-based technologies are the new hot kid. These days it seems you can’t turn a corner without bumping into a pundit expounding [...]
My latest blog for AirPatrol: There’s a generational gap in the Internet and I might be on the wrong side of the canyon. Greetings from my “Grandpa Box.” If you're wondering if that’s a term for some sort of geriatric storage container, no, it’s not. It’s what my 23 year-old son calls my year-and-a-half old [...]
I lose these specs on a regular basis. Thank god these guys posted a full infographic. by ashleighlay. Explore more infographics like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually.
This has nothing to do with what I generally post. I just like chickens (really -- I have more than a dozen running around my yard). Here's an infographic with some interesting chicken facts. There Are More Chickens Than People in the World infographic by Nakanishi.
Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes has a post on LinkedIn regarding how we should resign ourselves to the increasing presence of ads in our social media streams (including self-playing video ads). Based on how effective these paid messages are, you're going to see more and more of them. "The numbers don’t lie. More and more businesses are [...]
Ah, for the days when a fender was $25 and a car ad could read: "So when your wife goes window-shopping in a Volkswagen, don't worry. You can conveniently replace anything she uses to stop the car. Even the brakes." Plus you could drink and smoke anywhere and make really sexist comments about that hot [...]
Docstoc has an infographic based on Pew Research's study of the demographic profiles of the various social media platforms. Some of the info is obvious (women use social media at a higher rate than men, city-dwellers use it more than countryfolk), but other info is kind of surprising. The interesting takeaways for me: The percentage [...]
A hat tip to Mike Allton of The Social Media Hat, who took the time to explain a fairly unknown feature of Google+ -- Google+ Ripples -- quite nicely. If you're not familiar with Ripples, it's a nifty extension of Google+ that lets you see who's sharing you're posts and what happens after someone clicks [...]