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Car Ownership as Advertising Metadata

Owning a car, driving around in a car, being in a car is data that can be sold to advertisers. The other set of data is generated by the people in the car; a massive amount of information flowing in and out about where they're going and what they're … [Read more...]

Video: Why all world maps are wrong

Or why the Australian continent is roughly the same size as continental USA   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIID5FDi2JQ … [Read more...]

Reaction: Alternate Dictionary on Mac For Better Writing

This article is absolutely correct, modern dictionaries don't inspire you when looking for new ideas for sentences and structure. Installed this dictionary from 1913 and started using when looking for the right word. As the blog post James Somers … [Read more...]

My Affair With Timberland Boots

Postscript 20170129 My second pair of boots were nowhere close to the quality even though they cost more. After about 9 months I had to throw them away when the soles wore out. I won't be buying Timberland boots again. /greg Sometime around … [Read more...]

Prometheus: An Archaeological Perspective (sort of). – Digital Digging

The article was neat skewering of the silly things that happened in the Prometheus movie probably in the trade off to make the story visual and build the characters with very little dialog. It's a good article. Prometheus: An Archaeological … [Read more...]

DJ Earworm Mashup – United State of Pop 2012 (Shine Brighter) – YouTube

No question that video mashups are far more advanced than simply splicing 10 seconds from each video. This is a quite good. DJ Earworm Mashup - United State of Pop 2012 (Shine Brighter) - YouTube. … [Read more...]

Outback Fire Tornadoes-Australia

Quote unbelieveable until you've seen this. A bush fire in Outback Australia develops into a tornado like burn. Simply great to watch. Outback fire tornadoes-Australia from chris tangey on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

Fear of missing out & Social Media

I am over new social media. And quitting most of the ones I already have. In the last two weeks I've literally cancelled dozens of useless social services (and finding out that most simply do not exist anymore).  At first I was worried that I was … [Read more...]

Big Company People and Social Media experiences

Had some discussions recently and realised that, broadly, "Marketing Professionals" and "Big Company Executives" do not listen to podcasts at all. In fact, consumption of social media by such groups is very low. I'd say they prefer to have small … [Read more...]

Talk on Web Operations

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAP1zaXUvAE In the first twelve minutes of this video, Theo Schlossnagle talks about key aspects of personal perspective on career development for Infrastructure Engineers. The whole talk is great, but watch the first … [Read more...]