Posts Tagged ‘gerd‘

big data snippets

Link: big data snippets A Wall Street Journal analysis estimates that the typical American doing everyday activities ends up having data being collected about him or her in 20 different ways (i.e. cell phone location, web searches and online purchases) — and more than half

Let’s Talk Your Data, Not Big Data

Link: Let’s Talk Your Data, Not Big Data From an IBM study of more than 1,700 Chief Marketing Officers, 71% say they are under-prepared to deal with the ‘data explosion’ they face in the marketing arena, even as 79% say that customer analytics influence their

Why Google, Not Facebook, Knows Your Darkest Secrets

Link: Why Google, Not Facebook, Knows Your Darkest Secrets “Google is no longer organizing the world’s public information; that’s doing an increasingly fine job of organizing itself. Google is keeping the world’s secrets” Good piece — made me think Is this a Faustian bargain ?? November

Why It’s Important To Integrate Honesty Into Your Brand | Co.Exist

Link: Why It’s Important To Integrate Honesty Into Your Brand | Co.Exist The biggest misconception is that brand perfection is necessary before honesty is a valid brand strategy. Yet ask any couple that’s been married for 30 years and they’ll tell you this: being honest

Brazil Goes Social: The Rise of the Brazilian Digital Middle Class

Link: Brazil Goes Social: The Rise of the Brazilian Digital Middle Class Popular chocolate brand Lacta, for example, partnered with Orkut on Fazendinha, Brazil’s answer to Facebook’s Farmville game (the name literally translates as “little farm”). When players plant a cacao seed on their virtual

Fight Growing Over Online Royalties – NYTimes.com

Link: Fight Growing Over Online Royalties – NYTimes.com Sirius, for example, pays 8 percent of its revenue to record companies and artists. Pandora pays a fraction of a cent each time a song is streamed, which last year amounted to about 54 percent of its

The top-ranked country in the Future 15, the United Arab Emirates (see full list in the right hand image), is benefiting from increasingly positive perceptions about its financial stability, educational system, overall happiness of its citizens, and commitment to growth through investments in infrastructure and

Wikipedia’s Dark Side: Censorship, Revenge Editing & Bribes

Link: Wikipedia’s Dark Side: Censorship, Revenge Editing & Bribes “Ever wanted to thoroughly discredit someone who has wronged you? How about doing so under the banner of reputable (and hence, almost untouchable) publishing platform, through which you can alter all manner of facts concerning your