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Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 292 billion archived web pages.

 

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

 

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“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” Warren Buffet
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Robin Williams: Good Will Hunting bench in Boston gets quote tributes from fans

Robin Williams: Good Will Hunting bench in Boston gets quote tributes from fans | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Robin Williams has been honoured at the spot where he touched the most hearts during his rich and eccentric career, with fans scrawling Good Will Hunting quotes by the bench in Boston where his character so articulately conveyed the beauty of worldly experience and the simple magnificence of love.
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Finding and Using Spatial Data Sources

Finding and Using Spatial Data Sources | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"Data is great, but working with numbers can be intimidating. We have more data than ever before that is available to us, and graphs, charts, and spreadsheets are ways that data can be shared. If that data has a spatial element to it, the best way to visualize a large dataset might just be a map."


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I hope you enjoy this article I wrote about GeoFRED, a way to visualize economic statistics.  All of my future articles for National Geographic Education will be archived here at this link


Tags: National Geographicdevelopment, statistics,  economic, mapping.

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How the 1 percent won the last several decades in almost every state

How the 1 percent won the last several decades in almost every state | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The top 1 percent of earners are a resilient bunch.
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The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments

The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Walt Stoneburner/Flickr At Christmastime, my brother, my father, and our chocolate Labrador pile into the car to drive across the state of Washington to see my grandparents. We’ve been doing it since I was born.
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Here's the simple, powerful Starbucks ad you probably missed on MLK Day

Here's the simple, powerful Starbucks ad you probably missed on MLK Day | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"Amid all the dubious tweets and outright fails from advertisers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past Monday, here's a little gem from Starbucks that flew under the radar ..."


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Big increase in surgery to mend ‘flesh tunnel’ earlobes

Big increase in surgery to mend ‘flesh tunnel’ earlobes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The price of fashion: £1,800 to rebuild ears stretched by fashion

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What is culturally accepted in some circles and places, might be frowned upon in others.  Some twenty-somethings are realizing that corporate culture can be less forgiving about expressions of individuality than their friends were in high school.  What are some places that demand certain appearances?  How do you feel about these cultural norms and how they are informally enforced?

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Reality Show Sends Fashion Bloggers to Work in Cambodian Sweatshop

Reality Show Sends Fashion Bloggers to Work in Cambodian Sweatshop | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A young blonde woman weeps openly on camera, her manicured fingers perched wanly against her cheekbones. "I can't take it any more," she sobs in Norwegian. "What sort of life is this?" Her name is Anniken Jørgensen, one of three 17-year-old fashion bloggers who "star" in a five-part online real ...

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4 maps that show how demographic change will touch every corner of the country - Washington Post (blog)

4 maps that show how demographic change will touch every corner of the country - Washington Post (blog) | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
How black, white and Hispanic population share will shift in the coming years in your community.
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If you don’t understand how people fall into poverty, you’re probably a sociopath

If you don’t understand how people fall into poverty, you’re probably a sociopath | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Politicians are apparently completely baffled by Poor People’s propensity to do harmful things to themselves. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Last week, I took part in a comedy night to raise money for the charity Refuge, which supports women and children who have experienced domestic violence. It was a great night: partly because it raised several thousands of pounds for the cause; partly because it was sponsored by Benefit cosmetics, and the idea of a benefit being sponsored by Benefit pleased me greatly; and partly because standup comedian Bridget Christie finished her act with a plea for all laydeez to stop waxing, spraying, deodorising, strimming and surgically trimming their – well, let’s call it “that part of ourselves historically judged to be the seat of all our femininity and womanly powers” – and instead celebrate our individuality by thinking of those parts as “unique, special – like snowflakes. Made of gammon”, which was both a new thought and a new image, neither of which has left my mind since.

Less uplifting, however, was the number of times I heard, when I mentioned Refuge to people, some variant of: “But what I don’t understand is – why don’t these women just leave?”

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When it comes to the Super Bowl, Americans throw a few penalty flags

When it comes to the Super Bowl, Americans throw a few penalty flags | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"What’s not to like about the Super Bowl, that annual early-February football fiesta? Apparently a lot, according to a recent nationally representative survey of 1,015 Americans conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center ..."


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12,000-square-foot 3D-printed mansion pops up in China

12,000-square-foot 3D-printed mansion pops up in China | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Chinese company WinSun has 3D-printed an apartment building in a single day, and now they've printed 12,000-square-foot mansion.

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A Victory for the Right to Pee Standing Up

A Victory for the Right to Pee Standing Up | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Stick-figure guidance in a German bathroom (yasmapaz & ace_heart/Flickr) Thursday brought an advance in the cause of standing up to pee.
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Lifestyle photographer, Danielle Guenther, takes pictures of families' chaos

Lifestyle photographer, Danielle Guenther, takes pictures of families' chaos | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Laundry day and potty training might seem unlikely subjects for fine art, but Danielle Guenther's is finding the beauty amid the chaos
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You can now post videos and send group messages on Twitter

Twitter is rolling out long-awaited features for its core apps designed to boost the time people spend on the service. As of this morning, you can begin shooting and post 30-second video clips to...

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What the National Weather Service Can Learn from Louis C.K.

What the National Weather Service Can Learn from Louis C.K. | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Many eyebrows were arched after the National Weather Service designated the winter storm currently laying siege to the northeastern United States as a "crippling and potentially historic blizzard." As both the storm and the fear of it spread,...
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A Word, Please: Ten common usages mistaken for mistakes

A Word, Please: Ten common usages mistaken for mistakes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Some people just love to correct others’ grammar and usage. They know it rubs people the wrong way. But they justify it like this: “I’m doing the poor ignoramuses a favor. I’ll endure their resentment for their own good.

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How Electric Light Changed the Night | Deep Look - YouTube

Artificial light makes the modern world possible. But not all kinds of light are good for us. Electric light has fundamentally altered our lives, our bodies ...

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New Zealand's Wild Haka

ESPN Video: In the USA-New Zealand FIBA matchup, the USA players are very confused by New Zealand's pregame Haka.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 3, 2014 9:03 AM

I've enjoyed the Haka, a ritualized war dance that the New Zealand teams often perform just before a match (and can't we argue that sports a form of ritualized warfare?).  The clash of cultural contexts is  of New Zealand and Team USA is what makes this video work for me. 

MsPerry's curator insight, September 6, 2014 4:37 PM

APHG-U3

Sarah Mahoney's curator insight, October 9, 2014 8:14 PM

Great example of cultural diversity

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Test Your Awareness: Do The Test - YouTube

How many passes does the team in white make? Test your awareness and Do the Test! TFL cycling safetly advert! Count the number of passes the White team makes...

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SkyMall Magazine Files For Bankruptcy - BuzzFeed News

SkyMall Magazine Files For Bankruptcy - BuzzFeed News | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
RIP, purveyor of strange gadgets you don't need but inexplicably desire. The catalog retailer cited the changing retail environment for its demise.
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​Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

​Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
To Chicago Cubs fans, "Mr. Cub" was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game
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Why the world seems quieter when it snows

Why the world seems quieter when it snows | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Absorbed acoustics account for the quiet after a snowstorm.

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15 Funny Sports Quotes

15 Funny Sports Quotes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father” –Greg Norman

And all of his other parents he failed to mention.


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How Amazon tricks you into thinking it always has the lowest prices

How Amazon tricks you into thinking it always has the lowest prices | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

“Amazon may not actually be the lowest-priced seller of a particular product in any given season,” the report reads, “but its consistently low prices on the highest-viewed and best-selling items drive a perception among consumers that Amazon has the best prices overall — even better than Walmart.”

The study was part of a white paper Boomerang released on Tuesday to bring attention to the idea of price perception in e-commerce. The startup has created a “price perception index,” which it described as “a numerical pricing model that captures customer psychology of price perception. It does so by providing a tangible statistic of how a company’s products…are priced, relative to the competition, weighted by customer interest.”...


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Doug Hall's curator insight, January 13, 5:37 PM

Interesting POV on Amazon marketing, pricing and online shopping strategies.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 13, 6:18 PM

Here's a fascinating look at Amazon, it's pricing strategies and its product marketing tactics.

Intelishift's curator insight, January 13, 7:29 PM

They are even very clever with #cloud hosting.

 

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The Uber Economy

The Uber Economy | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Lucas Jackson/Reuters In the last few years, Uber has gone through a life cycle that once took successful companies decades to complete—from start-up to upste grander.
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