Archive for December, 2012

Why It’s Time to Get Excited About Digital Advertising

Link: Why It’s Time to Get Excited About Digital Advertising Until recently, mobile ads were generally really bad. On one side, tiny and unreadable banners; on the other, invasive and obnoxious interrupts. But that is starting to change thanks to responsive design, which publishers have

2012 was a big year for publishers in navigating the rapidly shifting sands of digital media. Monetizing content became less about the promise of pay walls and more about the concrete success of them. And mobile delivery – of both content and advertising – became

Robert Tercek at TEDx Transmedia 2012 – ‘7 Gifts for Creative Activists’ by TEDxTalks

In 1900, an American civil engineer called John Elfreth Watkins made a number of predictions about what the world would be like in 2000…. read more via the BBC. I just ran across this image of Watkins’ predictions from 1900, and thought they would make

(via EU Commission unwraps public beta of open data portal with 5800 datasets, ahead of Jan 2013 launch – The Next Web)

5 Energy Trends That Will Impact Your Business In 2013 – Forbes

Link: 5 Energy Trends That Will Impact Your Business In 2013 – Forbes Commercial Buildings Going Green. More buildings, manufacturing plants and office complexes in the U.S. are going “green,” or at least heading that way. December 25, 2012 at 12:37PM

futuristgerd: Future of Innovation & Business: From Ego to Eco. Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard Porto Alegre 2012 (by Gerd Leonhard) This is the complete video of my talk at the 5th Congress of Innovation in Porto Alegre in Brazil, October 30th 2012 see  http://www.fiergs.org.br/inovacao/default.asp    Thanks

Your 2012 climate change scorecard | Grist

Link: Your 2012 climate change scorecard | Grist • The United Nations did nothing. Fifty thousand people met in Rio; who-knows-how-many traveled to Qatar. And that all resulted in a vague promise to maybe do something in 2013. The U.N.’s ability to mandate change is

Youtube’s evolution from cute cat videos to Gangnam Style | SmartPlanet

Link: Youtube’s evolution from cute cat videos to Gangnam Style | SmartPlanet In previous year-end lists, amateur viral videos at least shared the spotlight with videos that were professionally produced. This year, however, only one video, a father calling out his daughter for a Facebook