I guess those first months felt so good because I felt the absence of the...– ‘I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet’ Very interesting article by Paul Miller about logging off from the Internet for one year trying to reconnect to his ‘real self’ and finally realizing that reality and virtuality are already too closely linked to...
FREUNDE VON FREUNDEN: Finally. One of my favourite (inspiring!) magazines/websites launched a convenient iPad App!
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)
The very premise of social media is, at the end of the day, to promote the self,...– What I Think Of Girls (via lanipauli)
Rodarte x Starbucks
collablab: A whole Tumblr blog about brand collaborations. Love.
Just as the elevated noise from ubiquitous blogging and publishing tools led to...– About the rise of the “superconnector” Today’s entrepreneurial superconnectors are people mere mortals can access; their job is to show someone the right door and introduce the person with the key to it. And, fortunately for most of us, more of them are popping up all the time.
WHERE THEY CREATE →
Why Your Kid Can't Get a Job →
edelman8095: “While the workplace has evolved over the last several years, it is not adapting quickly enough for Millennials; according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, one out of every two millennials is either unemployed or under-employed.” Forbes contributor Michael S. Malone looks at how the job market has evolved for the Millennial workforce.
When someone new in Amsterdam comments about its...
Your Phone vs. Your Heart →
Most of us are well aware of the convenience that instant electronic access provides. Less has been said about the costs. Research suggests that one measurable toll may be on our biological capacity to connect with other people. Work in social genomics reveals that our personal histories of social connection or loneliness, for instance, alter how our genes are expressed within the cells of our...
Check out the 2012 Felton Report →
Initiated by information designer (and now Facebook product designer) Nicholas Felton, the ‘year report’ concept - symptom and epitome of the whole ‘quantified self’ movement - commenced back in 2005-2006. Each single day, Nicholas has persisted in tracking his daily behaviors in different ways. If you are interested in knowing more about the methodology behind this work,...
I just rediscovered the beautiful talk by Stefana Broadbent on how the Internet enables intimacy, how communication technology is creating deep relationships and what people are ‘really’ doing on their phones and computers. Watch it!
The 12 Trends That Will Rule Products In 2013
(By Ziba Design for FastCompany) 1. THE MIND IS A COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT 2. CUSTOMER-FACING EMPLOYEES ARE YOUR BRAIN AND YOUR BACKBONE 3. ANALOG WILL NEVER GO AWAY 4. WORTH IS DETERMINED BY PHILOSOPHY, NOT PRICE. 5. NARRATIVE IS A DELIVERY VEHICLE TO MAKE INFORMATION STICK. 6. REPAIR AND REPURPOSE ARE THE NEW KILLER APPS 7. TECHNOLOGY MOVES TOO FAST TO CARE ABOUT 8. FLAWLESS FUNCTION IS...
Seit die Teilnehmer von sozialen Netzwerken ihre Informationen nicht mehr...– Kuratieren - Nachruf - Frühstückst Du noch oder kuratierst Du schon? - Szene - art-magazin.de (via damace)
THE WINNERS OF THE WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTEST 2013... →
THE FUTURE OF FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP →
Via Techcrunch. Some of the most interesting aspects and ideas around the topic are actually in the comments.
For any individual consumer the world is made up of a myriad of vague ideas,...– Alan Swindells quoted by Martin Weigel. @mweigel W+K Amsterdam. “Why Being Interesting Might Be More Important Than Being Different.” Consider for example, that a study of wine shoppers in Australia found that the average time spent in front of a shelf in a retail outlet was less than a minute,...
I am also looking forward to a much broader range of interactive projects. As...– Keith W. Jenkins, chair of the 2013 multimedia contest jury The judging of the 2013 World Press Photo Multimedia and Photography contest will start this weekend!
Seth Godin on the cost of neutral →
youmightfindyourself: If you come to my brainstorming meeting and say nothing, it would have been better if you hadn’t come at all. If you go to work and do what you’re told, you’re not being negative, certainly, but the lack of initiative you demonstrate (which, alas, you were trained not to demonstrate) costs us all, because you’re using a slot that could have been filled by someone who would...
Aaron had literally done nothing in his life “to make money.” He was...– Lawrence Lessig in Huffington Post.
This will be the year of The Drop. We will drop social from social media as all...– Jim Stengel, marketing consultant and educator, author, former CMO of P&G about marketing trends 2013. (via FastCompany)