You won’t keep control of your time, unless you can say ‘no.’ You can’t let...– Warren Buffett at a conference earlier this week. (via parislemon)
You see, we’ve come to define “social” in unintentional Orwellian double-speak....– Teens aren’t abandoning “social.” They’re just using the word correctly. // A great post by Cliff Watson, found via @janchip (via wearethedigitalkids)
[T]he things people put on display inevitably generate a kind of inertia. In a...– Gladwell on brands (via wearethedigitalkids)
Thor Muller: Carl Sagan in the house →
thor: Recently, I noticed that Carl Sagan’s Cosmos was available on Netflix and I was blasted back to my 8 year old self, stumbling into the living room while my parents watched Carl wax eloquent from his dandelion-shaped starship. I have a few flashbulb memories from the show, such as Carl…
Tumblr users spend an average of 14 minutes per visit, Tumblr founder and CEO...– David Karp | Users Stay Longer on Tumblr Than Facebook, Says David Karp (via courtenaybird) Different, not better.
Netflix Surpasses HBO in U.S. Subscribers →
parislemon: Andrew Wallenstein for Variety: Netflix reported 29.17 million domestic subscribers in the first quarter of 2013, surpassing HBO for the first time. You see that fire? That’s all of our collective money burning holes in our pockets just waiting for HBO to unleash Go without a goddamn cable subscription. Dracarys!
The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so...– Alan Watts (via petite—fleur)
Beware the Panda →
How to maximize your SEO by avoiding the Google Panda algorithm
One century after the invention of the telephone, we still know the difference...– Digital Dualism and Lived Experience: Everyday Ontology Produces Everyday Ethics » Cyborgology (via thisistheverge)
How Memoirists Mold the Truth →
parislemon: André Aciman for NYT: Words radiate something that is more luminous, more credible and more durable than real facts, because under their stewardship, it is not truth we’re after; what we want instead is something that was always there but that we weren’t seeing and are only now, with the genius of retrospection, finally seeing as it should have occurred and might as well have...
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Seth's Blog: The brand is a story. But it's a... →
Seth says it all, as usual.
15 Stats Brands Should Know About Tumblr →
There are currently 102 million Tumblr blogs. (Tumblr) The total number of Tumblr posts to date is 44.6 billion. (Tumblr) Tumblr had 29.2 million unique visitors in March 2013. (ComScore) Tumblr had 6.6 billion pageviews per month in March 2013. (Quantcast) The average usage days per visitor in March 2013 was 4.8. (ComScore) Users spent 154.1 minutes on average on Tumblr (per user) in March...
Teenagers & Smartphones: How They're Already... →
We estimate 3.74 million (3.7%) US TV subscribers cut their TV subscriptions...– The number of cord cutters is steadily growing (via smarterplanet) Bye bye broadcast
A central component of Tumblr is visual content, which also plays well with...– Dr. Scott Hendrickson, data scientist at Gnip | No Comment: Using Tumblr to Tell Your Brand Story - Dachis Group (via courtenaybird)
We estimate 3.74 million (3.7%) US TV subscribers cut their TV subscriptions...– The number of cord cutters is steadily growing (via courtenaybird)
Multi-screen Playbook →
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Infographics / User Activity Comparison Of Popular... →
The turn of the new millennium is when the automation of middle-class...– How the internet is making us poor – Quartz (via infoneer-pulse)
Prospero’s Precepts →
nevver: All beliefs in whatever realm are theories at some level. (Stephen Schneider) Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. (Dandemis) Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. (Francis Bacon) Never fall in love with your hypothesis. (Peter...
The brain-to-brain propagation of Dawkins’ memes can now happen worldwide within...– How Memes Are Orchestrated by the Man - The Atlantic (via courtenaybird)
analogchris: NFC For Mobile Payments Is Going... →
analogchris: So another Mobile World Congress has now come and gone and there were some interesting movements amongst the communications providers and technology vendors this year. More and more it seems the majority of coverage on the event is focused on the glitzy product releases and announcements made… What’s the holdup NFC?
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has...– John Stuart Mill (via nevver) Eccentricity = thinking outside the circle of conventionality.
DORITOS WANTS TO INFERNO YOUR STATUS
adteachings: Yes, “inferno” is now a verb. See my status here, and then create your own.
Kevin Lockett, Digital Media Analyst from Lockett Media, says the result will be...– The End of Cable TV? How Everyone Will Watch Television In The Future – ReadWrite (via futuristgerd)
Is Moleskine Replicable? →
parislemon: Alex Mayyasi on the Priceonomics blog: In short, Moleskine is not selling a notebook, it’s selling customers on the identity of being the type of person who uses a moleskine - someone whose cultured globetrotting is reminiscent of Hemingway. Yep. That’s right