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8 Brands Rocking Snapchat

8 Brands Rocking Snapchat | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
These are the chattiest brands on Snapchat, demonstrating that time-sensitive images can actually be a strength in brand marketing.
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1. 16 Handles2. Taco Bell3. Acura 4. Karmaloop5. GrubHub6. New Orleans Saints7. Rebecca Minkoff8. MTV UK
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The Power of Visual Communication

The Power of Visual Communication | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Billion Dollar Business Graphics - Fast and easy business graphics plus winning business graphic tips, tricks, secrets, and best practices guaranteed to increase your success rate.
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A nice article (segment from book) about the psychology behind how we decode images
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Can Netflix Survive in the New World It Created?

Can Netflix Survive in the New World It Created? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
It helped to develop all the new ways we watch TV — on-demand, bingeing, mobile. But the Silicon Valley company still has to keep reinventing itself.
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Excellent analysis of the history of Netflix and it's projected future impact
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The 2016 Dean's List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs

The 2016 Dean's List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Blogging about the hottest education technology issues, these admin all-stars, IT gurus, education community experts and classroom leaders have proven their worth to their peers.

Via Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 21, 6:36 PM
I don't have time to keep up with 50 blogs! This is a great list, though, if you are looking for 1 or 2 to add to your reading list. 
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Here's the KEY MOMENT in Benghazi hearings

Elsewhere on this curation site, you can see where some our leaders were hoping to exert political power over YouTube in order to prevent videos which they said were the cause of this deadly attack. Tech podcasts during the fall of 2012 are still available online talking about the ramifications of this false flag.

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Swarm is the app that turns every day into a game.

Swarm is the app that turns every day into a game. | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Swarm lets you earn prizes and compete with friends based on the places you go.
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Find free presentation templates and focus on communicating your ideas. Use these free template designs to give your audience a memorable experience.
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The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America -- Sott.net

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America -- Sott.net | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberat
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, June 16, 11:09 AM

An interesting, and debatable, essay on how we are missing out on the basic  goal of education in the US. -Lon

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Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube

Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Ever felt the urge to launch a YouTube channel, only to find that the results don't quite pass muster? A new web app called Showbox is the answer.
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Facebook’s Troubling One-Way Mirror

Facebook’s Troubling One-Way Mirror | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The social network requires a level of trust from its users as it seeks to “make the world more open and connected.” But how open is it willing to be?
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How BIG is Google?

MUCH more where this came from. Subscribe to see it! Video Editing: http://www.cfnstudios.com ColdfusTion Android Launcher
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This video is two years old, but it gives a nice framework for the size and scale of #Google
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When Schools Help Students Transcend Chronic Stress to Tap Motivation

When Schools Help Students Transcend Chronic Stress to Tap Motivation | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Traditional schools are not designed to help students living in chronic stress succeed academically. Author Paul Tough explores what schools can do to help
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Psychologists have come up with an official test to measure your need for drama

Psychologists have come up with an official test to measure your need for drama | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
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Could this test help predict how dramatic people will be online or at the workplace?
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“Emoji”

“Emoji” | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Emoji began as 176 primitive characters developed by telecommunications giant Docomo. They are now used all over the world as a fun way of enhancing electronic communication.
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The :) History of Emoji
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What a ban on online porn can teach us about Internet law

What a ban on online porn can teach us about Internet law | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Regulators must now decide what to do with "filtered" Internet experiences.
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This potential loophole will become interesting as Google and Facebook eventually try to give out free internet access in the US.
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Trump's jabs at the press: A compilation

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is not one to hold back punches. Since last July, he has been a frequent critic of the media and the press, attacking individuals, organizations and much of the industry as 'dishonest', 'sleazy' and 'absolute scum'.
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Daddy, I'm scared!
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Health Tips from Japanese Daily Diets

Sushi, sashimi, tempura, chicken teriyaki, beef yakitori and seafood udon soup. There’s a lot to love about Japanese food. It’s light, fresh and flavoursome. And here’s the best reason of all – it’…
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How to Make Your Google Presentations Shine | Shake Up Learning

How to Make Your Google Presentations Shine | Shake Up Learning | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
  PinterestI create almost all of my presentations in Google Slides. Google Slides gives me the flexibility I need to be creative, add my own branding, and to share and access from anywhere on any device. I have seen some amazing Google Slides presentations, and I have seen some that made my skin crawl. Standing out …
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Adam Grant On Interviewing to Hire Trailblazers, Nonconformists and Originals

Adam Grant On Interviewing to Hire Trailblazers, Nonconformists and Originals | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Bestselling author Adam Grant follows up on his highly acclaimed book Originals with a set of interview questions needed to surface and select originals for your startup. Here's what to ask and how to find the nonconformists that will help propel your company forward.
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I really enjoy Grant's point of view. He was a guest on Bloomberg TV a few weeks ago and I was impressed at how many questions he asked of the hosts and how comfortable he is simply saying that he does not know the answers to some of their questions.
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What’s At Risk When Schools Focus Too Much on Student Data?

What’s At Risk When Schools Focus Too Much on Student Data? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Schools are measuring students in multiple ways — sometimes making that information public. The potential pitfalls are multiplying, too.
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Becoming a Professor - Joi Ito's Web

Becoming a Professor - Joi Ito's Web | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
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Congrats to Joi ito for taking the path less taken....all the way to the top!
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Mindset of the Maker Educator

This presentation provides some background information on maker education, being a reflective practitioner, documenting learning, the roles of the maker educat…

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Melanie Hundley
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Apple just revealed the future of its retail stores

Apple just revealed the future of its retail stores | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
In downtown San Francisco, situated across the street from the city's iconic Union Square Park, Apple's newest vision for retail is close to being realized. The new store, which open
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THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BY STEPHEN COVEY - ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW

Get the book: http://amzn.to/1QeMk16 You can get 2 FREE audiobooks here: http://amzn.to/1TfWgGw The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Cove
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