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How the internet unleashed a burst of cartooning creativity – The Economist

How the internet unleashed a burst of cartooning creativity – The Economist | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
In 1989 Bill Watterson, the writer of “Calvin and Hobbes”, a brilliant comic strip about a six-year-old child and his stuffed tiger, denounced his industry. In a searing lecture, he attacked bland…
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Functional versus Unit Organizations

Functional versus Unit Organizations | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
This (long) essay details the advantages and challenges of organizing a company/team by functional discipline or by business unit.
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Artificial Intelligence Is More Artificial Than Intelligent

Artificial Intelligence Is More Artificial Than Intelligent | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Opinion: If AI is so smart, why does it fail at tasks that regular people take for granted?
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Amazon Go Is a Real-World, Checkout-Free Shopping Experience. One That Only Amazon Could Pull Off.

Amazon Go Is a Real-World, Checkout-Free Shopping Experience. One That Only Amazon Could Pull Off. | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Amazon's launched a physical grocery store with no checkout process. It looks like the future of retail—but it's still Amazon that controls the narrative.
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Ask the Futurists: 10 Bold Predictions for 2030

Ask the Futurists: 10 Bold Predictions for 2030 | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Ask the Futurists: 10 Bold Predictions for 2030 Which up-and-coming IoT companies will make the biggest splash next year?
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In ‘Sunday Sketching,’ Christoph Niemann Tells the Brutal Truth About the Creative Process

In ‘Sunday Sketching,’ Christoph Niemann Tells the Brutal Truth About the Creative Process | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
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Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play

Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Tricking people into downloading malicious mobile apps is a con as old as time itself (or at least as old as smartphones). Don't fall for it.
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Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to help Europeans in their career and daily life

Commission launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to help Europeans in their career and daily life | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today, the Commission is launching the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, together with Member States, companies, social partners, NGOs and education providers, to help meet the high demand for digital skills in Europe which are essential in...
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Malta Digital Cluster launched at Life Sciences Park

Malta Digital Cluster launched at Life Sciences Park | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Visit Times of Malta for General, sporting, and business news for Malta
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Facebook Didn’t Create Trump—The Click Economy Did

Facebook Didn’t Create Trump—The Click Economy Did | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
We may not know exactly how rich our soon-to-be president actually is. But in an economy where clicks are currency, Trump is King Midas.
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An Incredibly Clever Hack for People Who Want to Read More Books

An Incredibly Clever Hack for People Who Want to Read More Books | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
This brilliant brain hack hijacks your social media habit to build a new commitment to reading.
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Had Enough of the Internet? Delete Yourself from the Net Here

Had Enough of the Internet? Delete Yourself from the Net Here | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
A new site offers a way to delete most of your Internet accounts in one go.
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This Is Your Life in Social Media

This Is Your Life in Social Media | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
You haven’t posted all day. Your Facebook timeline doesn’t look quite right. What will your friends think? You have an audience to keep happy for your second job. You are your own social media…
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This Chart Shows How Computer Literate Most People Are

This Chart Shows How Computer Literate Most People Are | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever gotten the impression that most people aren’t as skilled with computers as you are, you finally have some data to back it up.
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10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About

10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Woah, now this is seriously useful stuff.
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How IoT Will Impact Our Society

How IoT Will Impact Our Society | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
How IoT Will Impact Our Society
Which up-and-coming IoT companies will make the biggest splash next year?
BY ATLANTIC RE:THINK
Tags: Internet of Things
Some call the Internet of Things (IoT) the Intelligence of Things or the Internet of Everything.
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Mediocrity is a Virus. Here’s How to Banish it from Your Life. – The Mission

Mediocrity is a Virus. Here’s How to Banish it from Your Life. – The Mission | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas. When you introduce a change to…
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The city getting rich from fake news - BBC News

The city getting rich from fake news - BBC News | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Many of the fake news websites that sprang up during the US election campaign have been traced to a small city in Macedonia, where teenagers are pumping out sensationalist stories to earn cash from advertising.
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Socialnomics 2017

Socialnomics 2017. 7th version of this Social Media Revolution Series by Erik Qualman based on his #1 Bestseller Socialnomics. Socialnomics on Amazon

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Here's the best gift for people who suck at cooking

Here's the best gift for people who suck at cooking | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
We tested out a smart frying pan to see if it could teach a kitchen newbie how to cook.
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Gig Work, Online Selling and Home Sharing

Gig Work, Online Selling and Home Sharing | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
24% of Americans report earning money from the digital ‘platform economy’ in the past year. The extra income they make is a luxury for some, but a necessity for
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Facebook’s Stumbles Expose Flaws in Its Plan to Rule Advertising

Facebook’s Stumbles Expose Flaws in Its Plan to Rule Advertising | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
The revelation that Facebook exaggerated its own reach shows there are real flaws in the narrative about what Facebook—and digital advertising—can do.
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Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say | Digital Life and Beyond | Scoop.it
Researchers say sophisticated tools were used to boost Trump and undermine Clinton.
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What if jobs are not the solution but the problem? – James Livingston | Aeon Essays

Economists believe in full employment. Americans think that work builds character. But what if jobs aren’t working anymore?
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