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Louis Armstrong in Giza, Egypt, 1961
This is perfection. It combines a love of romance, Egyptology, vintage travel, and an ultimate vision of jazz and love. The perfect photo.
#louisarmstrong #giza #egypt #greatpyramids #vintagetravel #jazzmusic #jazz #trumpet #love
Pathé Vintage Movie Reels
What are the three best films you've seen of late that are NOT of this or the last decade? What are your recent favs?
Lastly, just out of curiosity - any fans of Old Hollywood in my circles? Of the films (or collectibles)?
#movies #filmmaking #films #Hollywood #OldHollywood #movielist #movielover #filmbuffs #screenwriting
This morning, my Nexus 5 chirped with a notification I hadn't seen before. While I was at the office, my Nest application was telling me, in no uncertain terms, that there was an Emergency in the kitchen at home. There was smoke, and the alarm from our Nest Protect smoke alarm was sounding. I called home quickly, and my wife told me, embarrassed, there was simply a small issue with the microwave, and all was fine. And that's exactly what was supposed to happen.
I just want to thank Wiley for letting me know that The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth is the #1 preordered book at Wiley -
5 Ways to Increase Mobile Conversion Rates via Matt Jones
Have you tried using QR codes, SMS, or NFC to increase mobile traffic, but are noticing little to no mobile conversions? You aren’t alone! If your website is not mobile friendly, you will be lucky to see any conversions.
Read on to learn how to increase your mobile conversion rates and specific tactics to see immediate results that include:
• Less is More
• A Frictionless Experience is Key
• Keep Users Coming Back
• Keep Users Engaged
#mobile #coupons #QRcodes #SMS #retail #onlinemarketing
Only ~6-8 lawmakers understood the Internet and were willing to fight for user rights, which leaves consumers vulnerable.
Information from The Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/14/reddit-co-founder-tells-joe-rogan-cable-companies-about-to-fck-up-the-internet/
Pic from http://goo.gl/dq5hEl
The PR industry is under attack again...this time by the Financial Times
"Our new book, The Next America, draws on this research to paint a data-rich portrait of the many ways our nation is changing and the challenges we face in the decades ahead." — from #nextamerica
The Sharing Economy + Office Space
Amazing article in about Breather, the startup from that provides privacy when you need it.
In our crazy busy world sometimes working at Starbuck's isn't going to cut it. Breather solves that problem, and many others.
Coming soon to SF, available already in NYC and Montreal. The app is beautiful and simple, too.
I'm absolutely stoked to be on board as an investor, too.
Why NOT to Resist the Shift in Power to the Connected Masses
The Chief Learning Officer is best positioned to drive the organizational transformation required to succeed in the Big Shift
In today's world of visual communications, can any media or communications pro really afford not to carry a camera?
Will Moto 360 also ship with a floppy drive? Will it support double-density and write-protection?
30 years of Smartwatch predictions http://time.com/60505/this-1981-computer-magazine-cover-explains-why-were-so-bad-at-tech-predictions/
A personal story, leadership, and building your reputation to last by
The dark side of oxytocin - how moral does it really make you?
Fix Your Social Media and Website Message Conflicts
Anyone in a prominent marketing role knows that periodically, it’s important to go through the process of changing and/or refining company messaging or positioning.
Positioning in business is related to how we describe ourselves to the world. Today, we examine a recent positioning change by Accenture.
In this very helpful post at discusses the importance of brand positioning across your online and digital presence.
#contentmarketing #branding #webdesign #socialmedia
Creativity may be hardwired into human brains but requires turning off the self-censoring part of the brain - lessons from jazz
Streaming Now: The Project Ara Developers Conference
What if you could make thoughtful choices about exactly what your phone does, and use it as a creative canvas to tell your own story? Tune in.
Shiny: Astronaut Wears ‘Firefly’ T-Shirt In First Instagram From Space
And now, time for some thrilling heroics. NASA astronaut Steve Swanson sent out the first Instagram from space last week wearing none other than a Firefly T-shirt. There’s something to be said about a space-faring guy evoking images of Captain Mal doing the impossible in the plucky Serenity spaceship, isn’t there?
Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/111246/shiny-astronaut-wears-firefly-t-shirt-in-first-instagram-from-space/#ixzz2yyVJRs5N
All those cute cats and dogs on the Internet are not a waste of time, but healing from
In the latest FIR interview, Shel spoke with Critical Mass Planning Director Mark Silverman and Creative Director Amy Haiar about the work they did developing JerryGarcia.com. More than just a musician's website, it's a proof-of-concept for any brand with a large fan base, a history, and a lot of content.
I had a lot of fun with this interview, given my musical tastes. I spoke with Critical Mass Planning Director Mark Silverman and Creative Director Amy Haiar about the recently-launched website, jerrygarcia.com. Unlike most musicians' sites -- which follow a fairly strict template -- the Garcia site is a place for fans to explore, listen and connect. They can share their own memories and add photos and images of things like ticket stubs to the tens of thousands of assets the site contains. The site excites me not just because I'm a Garcia fan, but because it's a proof-of-concept for any brand with a history, a large fan base and a lot of content. Give it a listen:
"Streamer is a powerful, yet easy way to explore our major waterways. With a simple map click, anyone can trace rivers and streams from a starting point all the way downstream to where a stream drains. Even more impressive, they can click on a stream and trace all others that drain to that point. Streamer also produces a report that includes a map and information about the people and places encountered along the streams traced."
Welcome to our Project Tango Google+ community.
You can connect with other developers and enthusiasts, who will be sharing their vision for a future where all mobile devices have a human scale understand of space and motion.
We have created some sections in the community for you, including Announcements, Discussion, Gaming, Robotics, Retail & Shopping. You can connect to people in your area and share you ideas/demos with them.
We’ll also be posting project updates from the team and sharing demos from our developers there in addition to our website and the Google ATAP YouTube channel.
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