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Google has altered rules for advertisers. Results due Thursday could show the impact

Google has altered rules for advertisers. Results due Thursday could show the impact | Things in transition | Scoop.it
Google Inc. is to report its third-quarter results Thursday. The spotlight is likely to fall on the effects of the company's change to its keyword auctions, where advertisers bid to put their ads in Google searches.
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Advertisers supplied info on location and time of day to help with specific targeting.

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The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store

The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store | Things in transition | Scoop.it
The surprising story of how Amazon.com became one of the most successful companies in the world
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Amazon leadership principle:
"Leaders are obligated to respectfully challenge decisions when they disagree, even when doing so is uncomfortable or exhausting. Leaders have conviction and are tenacious. They do not compromise for the sake of social cohesion. Once a decision is determined, they commit wholly."

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Quandary - A Free Online Game for Students 8 - 14

Quandary - A Free Online Game for Students 8 - 14 | Things in transition | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter
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Yasemin Allsop's curator insight, August 29, 2013 2:45 PM

Oh, this is really interesting!

davidconover's curator insight, August 30, 2013 8:04 AM

I look forward to sharing this game with my students. I wonder what their comments will be.

Amélie Silvert's curator insight, August 30, 2013 11:10 AM

Defining moral dilemnas, finding solutions and discussing. Collaborative work. Why not give it a try?

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The Condensed Classroom

The Condensed Classroom | Things in transition | Scoop.it
"Flipped" classrooms don't invert traditional learning so much as abstract it
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When Ian Bogost speaks I listen.
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Mega-SERP: A Visual Guide to Google

Mega-SERP: A Visual Guide to Google | Things in transition | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what a Google result would look like if they put all of the SERP features on one page? Wonder no more. I present to you Mega-SERP, sponsored by my obsession with tacos.
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Peter Meyers sorts out the different categories on a Google SERP page.

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Nespresso: Branding the "Ultimate Coffee Experience" | Susie Khamis | M/C Journal

Nespresso: Branding the "Ultimate Coffee Experience" | Susie Khamis | M/C Journal | Things in transition | Scoop.it
Nespresso: Branding the "Ultimate Coffee Experience"
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Long read on the Nespresso concept:  30% growth annually 2000 - 2010.   How the café is articulated as a social space.

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World’s Biggest Record Collection Is Selling Dirt Cheap, But Nobody Wants It

World’s Biggest Record Collection Is Selling Dirt Cheap, But Nobody Wants It | Things in transition | Scoop.it
Want to be the owner of the world’s largest record collection, an impressive historical archive that includes well over 3
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Murray McCammick where are you?

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Kochs Give Up On Buying Tribune; Protesters Rejoice

Kochs Give Up On Buying Tribune; Protesters Rejoice | Things in transition | Scoop.it
A rally in Manhattan against Koch ownership of Tribune Co. newspapers. Charles and David Koch may yet fashion themselves into media moguls, but it won't be with the help of Tribune Co.'s newspapers.
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Keep an eye on media in transition, survival strategies

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