La prensa Cuban VP says controlling the news is an illusion La prensa "The news today comes from all sides, good and bad, manipulated and truthful, it circulates over the (online) networks, it gets to everyone, people know all about it.
Explosives detonated by remote control in area where Imran Khan s party is forming a coalition government (RT @1twit4u: Pakistan: Taliban (Sunni) attack two Sunni mosques. At least 13 killed. No #peace for #Muslims.
Excerpted from this interesting article by Brian Solis: "While the amount of personal and ambient information churned out by SoLoMo is often inundating or even perplexing, it is this “big” data that will help businesses evolve and adapt in a new era of connected consumerism. More importantly, the study and understanding of relevant big data will shift organizations from simply reacting to trends to predicting the next disruption and adapting ahead of competition—thus, marking the shift from rigid to adaptive business models.
Without interpretation, insight and the ability to put knowledge to work, any investment in technology and resources is premature. But, by investing in human capital to make sense of would be ominous data, organizations can modernize the role of business intelligence to introduce a human touch.
The reality is though that how organizations connected with customers yesterday is not how customers will be served tomorrow. Meaning, the entire infrastructure in how we market, sell, help, and create now requires companies to not only study data and behavior but also change how it thinks about customers.
I refer to the confluence of data and interpretation as the human algorithm—the ability to humanize technology and data to put a face, personality, and voice to the need and chance for change. Data tells a story, it just needs help finding its rhythm and rhyme.
The human algorithm is part understanding and part communication. The ability to communicate and apply insights internally and externally is the key to unlocking opportunities to earn relevance. Beyond research, beyond intelligence, the human algorithm is a function of extracting insights with intention, humanizing trends ad possibilities and working with strategists to improve and innovate everything from processes to products to overall experiences.
The idea of the human algorithm is to serve as the human counterpart to the abundance of new social intelligence and listening platforms hitting the market every day. Someone has to be on the other side of data to interpret it beyond routine..."
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Concrete floors and rusty bars don’t seem like the ideal workout space, especially compared to a spacious, fully equipped gym. Yet, the urban environment has inspired a new breed of training. It’s usually called “the prison workout,” but is also sometimes known as “convict conditioning” or simply “bodyweight strength training.” It’s a great workout for someone who needs action, but is bored at the gym. Instead, the focus is internal and only occasionally relies on scaffolding, city parks, or parking meters for the bare equipment needs. Because of the minimalistic approach, it’s also one of the greenest workouts around.
BBC News N Korea 'removes' missiles from east coast launch site BBC News A report from South Korea's Yonhap news agency, citing an unnamed senior government source, backed that up, saying Pyongyang appeared to have lifted its highest combat alert...
La prensa Dems, GOP blast gov't surveillance of news agency La prensa The seizure was a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into news-gathering activities, AP President Gary Pruitt said Monday in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder.
What was your most memorable moment of the 2012 World Cup? Was it Steve Smith's first ever World Cup win? Was it Emmeline Ragot's huge crash in Windham? Or was it the site of World Cup stalwart Rob Warner in a ...
Russia continues to send mixed signals over its stance in support of the Syrian regime, with President Vladimir Putin hinting that President Bashar al-Assad's downfall is likely even as unconfirmed reports indicate Russia is shipping high-tech...
A suicide car bomb struck the compound of a NATO contractor company in western Afghanistan while other heavily-armed insurgents stormed the building, sparking an hours-long gun battle near the coalition's regional headquarters, officials said.
A leading figure on the religious right says conservative evangelicals are frustrated with their choices in the Republican presidential field.
Richard Land, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, said the GOP candidates' tough talk on illegal immigration, as well as their anti-government fervor, are alienating Christian voters.