24 10 / 2012

"The amount of data consumed each month by online video will more than quadruple between 2011 and 2016, from 10,000 petabytes last year to more than 45,000 petabytes in 2016. To put that in context, one petabyte is a million gigabytes. The entire written works of mankind to date runs to 50 petabytes. By 2016 we’ll have six million years of video every month crossing the internet every month."

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28 9 / 2012

Volkswagen - Please Don’t Make Up & Drive.

28 9 / 2012

Awesome long-read essay: Learnable Programming: designing a programming system for understanding programs via @worrydream

27 9 / 2012

"The Next Generation Challenger challenges the appropriateness of the establishment brand for the times we live in today. It challenges the relevance of the past to a new world."

27 9 / 2012

"Native advertising is probably the best thing to happen to digital advertising… it’s also going to be hardest hill for brands to climb."

27 9 / 2012

Explore the ocean with Google Maps

(Source: youtube.com)

27 9 / 2012

Navigating the new multi-screen world: Google insights show how consumers use different devices together

Navigating the new multi-screen world: Google insights show how consumers use different devices together

26 9 / 2012

26 9 / 2012

I study social meida - I watch people arguing!

GitHub offers co-opperaction without co-ordination, allowing enormous & complex communities to form - what are the opportunities for the open source democracy, not just transparency, but 2-way openness?

(Source: blog.ted.com)

26 9 / 2012

"You need to remove from your life the day-to-day problems that absorb most people for meaningful parts of their day. ‘You’ll see I wear only gray or blue suits,’ he said.’I’m trying to pare down decisions. I don’t want to make decisions about what I’m eating or wearing. Because I have too many other decisions to make.’ He mentioned research that shows the simple act of making decisions degrades one’s ability to make further decisions. It’s why shopping is so exhausting. ‘You need to focus your decision-making energy. You need to routinize yourself. You can’t be going through the day distracted by trivia.’"

Barack Obama on optimizing decision-making, excerpted from Michael Lewis’s fantastic Vanity Fair profile of the President.

More on the psychology of how we make decisions.

( swissmiss)

(Source: , via explore-blog)