Younger consumers more likely to share purchase experiences with the masses. ...When trying to learn more about a brand, product or services, millennials and boomers were likely to trust user-generated content (51%) significantly more than any other form of information, including brand messaging, news articles and advertisements.
“BlindSide is a passion project, so we would’ve made it happen however we needed to,” Rasmussen says. “[Without Kickstarter] it just would’ve taken much longer, and we would’ve had to cut a lot of corners.”
If you Google it you’ll see Marketing Narcissism means slightly different things to different people, but, in short it’s self-absorption in marketing ...The thing is, attention spans are at an all-time low. We have more information coming at us at the speed of light via our computers, mobile devices, TV, and even car systems, than we can humanly process..
A marketplace where tasks are accomplished by the right people, at the right time, and at the right price (not lowest price, the right price) may seem to favor the employer. But think about an independent who has very little overhead, can work from anywhere, at anytime, and for anyone and whose income potential is no longer limited by a single salary.
What is FreeNAS you say? Put simply, it's is an operating system based on FreeBSD that brings with it a snazzy web interface for management, and all the protocols you need to share files between Windows, Mac and Linux. In other words, a perfect solution for your digital bookshelf.
Kit, who turned 100 last week, only started playing video games at the age of 96, but she now relies on her DS console to keep her mind active. “The Nintendo has been a great help to me, it’s absolutely amazing. If there’s any secret to a long life it’s to think positive and keep your mind active.”
In a few billion years, our dear Sun will look like this, a beautiful glowing eye of spent starstuff trash in the shape of Sauron's Eye. And no ring is going to save us from this one. It's the Helix Nebula, NGC 7293, 700 light-years away from Earth.
BBC NewsTechnology Companies Confront a Scourge of the InternetNew York Times (blog)For the past 18 months, engineers at PayPal, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Microsoft and nine other technology companies have spent their off-hours (and some...DMARC requires that members adopt e-mail authentication policies whereby any e-mail that claims to be from their domain must pass one of two authentication tests. If an e-mail doesn’t pass muster, a sender can tell the e-mail providers to quarantine the e-mail or reject it outright. In turn, senders can get real-time reporting on the state of their spoofing problems." No more peni spams for you!
A recent UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport roundtables saw a group of media rights holders present search engines with a paper on how they should help tackle copyright infringement. ...As well as containing some dangerous ideas, the proposals help emphasise that copyright enforcement policy is suffering from a severe democratic deficit.