When architect James Law looks in the mirror each morning his reflection is not all that greets him -- he can also see the weather report, e-mail messages and his heart rate. "The biggest game changer of the past 25 years has been the Internet," said Law, whose Cybertecture Mirror is an offshoot of his Hong Kong architectural firm's focus on integrating technology in design.
We worry that many educators are unintentionally and subconsciously averse to weaving technology into the fabric of teaching and learning, simply because they do not see what doing so would look and feel like, and technology does not map onto to...
Here’s a really crazy idea from Japan, the result of a collaboration between Japanese companies Kayac, Nissan, TBWA, Hakuhodo, and Bandai Namco. Voice Driver Cup was developed to promote Nissan’s Fair Lady 370Z.
There is no doubt that a strong social media strategy is important to a successful SEO campaign.
Actually, Google knows very well that the social world exists. They added real-time results to the SERPs quite some time back. Basically, if you tweet about your latest blog post or about a brand new product being released and someone puts in a query looking for it – they will get it in the organic search results.
Google includes Facebook fan pages in their real-time searches and they also index Twitter updates. This means that Twitter and Facebook updates are important parts of a social media strategy and can be optimized much like content is optimized.
And even if the backlinks you get from many of these sources are no follow links, you can still generate much referral traffic and even no follow links can help improve your rankings.
Be prepared for another change to your Facebook profile: Timeline could soon be getting a makeover.
The social networking giant is testing a new design for profile pages that places all posts in a single column on the left, while activity updates, friends, places, apps and other sections are on the right.
Nooks, Kindles, iPads…oh my! Whatever happened to paperback and hardbacks?! According to one source, people who own e-readers are reading more than they might otherwise, as reflected in rising e-book sales. As a result, e-reader sales continue to increase. Could e-books eventually make good old fashioned books obsolete? Probably not. One reason? For now, only 20% of e-reader owners say that the e-content they want is always available. But the number of people using e-readers is growing. Learn more about the habits of those who feel the need to e-read.
We’re just 1 week away from kicking off the Social Media Strategy Summit—the most comprehensive online event on social media marketing. In advance of next week’s event, I asked our speakers for the best advice they had for amplifying your social media marketing performance in 2013.
Social media means business – for brands of all shapes and sizes, in almost every industry and every country around the globe.
In fact, not having a well-defined and professionally-managed presence in one or more social media channels can leave the modern business looking out-of-touch and amateurish. Moreover, these platforms have consistently proven themselves to be powerful tools in the strategic arsenal of marketing and sales departments, and many firms that have been dismissive or short-sighted about the benefits of social media have suffered the consequences.
This infographic takes a closer look at some key statistics, facts and figures from this social media revolution.
Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. It's part of a series of social media videos that are the most watched in the world.
Poker is a game of skill, chance, and luck.The key element that sets it apart is the ability to bluff your opponents, regardless of the cards you're dealt.So you're not always playing the cards in your hand.
Children today are saturated in technology—from digital learning games to more advanced interactions like social networking and text messaging. The Internet has changed much about how young people today connect and receive information.