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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.

Video: Why all world maps are wrong

Or why the Australian continent is roughly the same size as continental USA

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 points out: Recall that the New Oxford, for the word “fustian,” gives “pompous or pretentious speech or […]

My Affair With Timberland Boots

I like Timberland boots. I had one pair for nearly 5 years of use. When I bought another pair and had a problem with the laces, they replaced them immediately. So I’m saying thanks.

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 Perspective (sort of). – Digital Digging. But I really liked this at the bottom: Clever. […]

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.

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.

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 missing out, or that this service would be better, […]

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 numbers of one on one, or small meetings as ‘conversations’ and strongly influence small numbers […]

Talk on Web Operations

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 twelve minutes if you are interested in career development. A Career is: a pursuit a willingness to mature patience to become exceptional Be […]