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The Rise of Influencer Listening

I’ve been doing “influencer marketing” for more than a decade, and calling it that for more than 7 years. I’m not a big fan of what you’re probably thinking about when you hear the phrase “influencer marketing.” What I’m really excited about is not so much outbound marketing and promotion – but inbound value capture … Continue reading "The Rise of Influencer Listening"

Machine Learning in Health and Biomedicine: A PLOS cross-journal Call for Papers

PLOS Medicine, PLOS Computational Biology and PLOS ONE are excited to announce a cross-journal Call for Papers for high-quality research that applies or develops machine learning methods for improvement of human health. The team of Guest

Sense and Nonsense About Video Game Addiction

Popular media are full of scare headlines and articles about harmful effects of video gaming. But, what have researchers actually found? Is gaming really "Digital Heroin"?

Fun-Learning-Me! CAUSE CAMP 3/26-27

Listen! I’m booked to speak at Cause Camp 2018 and I’d love you to join me.  There are still some seats left for this intimate, lively, and FUN learning experience coming up March 26-27.  So please.. Register today, for either the in-person (in Lincoln, NE) or online conference. Use the promo code NANCY for $50 off! Here’s why […]

Forbidden Fruit

A couple of days ago I was watching my old dog sleeping on his bed. In canine years, Buster must be well over a hundred.  Blind and mostly deaf, he is no longer able to traverse the stairs and spends of most his time sleeping The post Forbidden Fruit appeared first on Waiter Rant.

The research I've been waiting for Thanks to The Engine Room and the Ford Foundation - this report clearly shows how the digital ecosystem is now core to civil society, the expertise needed, and the emerging infrastructure to support digital civil society. Read it now.

Not Just Waffles and Chocolate - Trains in Belgium - Part 1

A Siemens Desiro ML trainset at the Schaerbeek train station near Brussels, Belgium I was sent to Belgium for two weeks in February to do some programming work with a partner company. It was kind of a last minute thing, with only a couple of days between the "go" order and my flight out of Winnipeg. Show More Summary

[Report] Top 7 airline marketing trends for 2018

A crucial part of a successful marketing plan implementation is reviewing and adjusting the steps and direction regularly. With the first quarter of 2018 being in full swings already, here is our free report containing seven airline marketing trends you should pay attention to this year to stay ahead of the competition. Show More Summary

LibraryThing Acquires Litsy

LibraryThing has acquired the mobile platform Litsy! What’s Litsy? Here’s some past press coverage: Book Riot — Litsy: If Instagram and Goodreads had a perfect baby TechCrunch — Litsy is a book-focused social network that goes beyond reviews Here’s a press release we wrote up about it. When you’ve read it, check out: Blog post: Some Answers […]

March 2018 open thread

Our goal with hosting quarterly open threads is to give blog readers an opportunity to publicly raise comments or questions about GiveWell or related topics (in the comments section below). As always, you’re also welcome to email usShow More Summary

Introducing the LibraryThing Alexa Skill

Introducing the LibraryThing Skill for the Amazon Echo, Dot and other Alexa devices. Take a look: The LibraryThing Alexa Skill is a weird but easy way to add books to your LibraryThing account. Just stand in the foyer, with a bag of new books, or on top of a rickety bookshelf ladder in the attic, […]

KBOO Bike Show: Green Riders

 Listen to the show (mp3, 25.6MB) Alon and new host April talk with Rob Greenfield about his cross-country “Green Rider” trips doing good deeds on bikes. In the second half they interview Peter Gelman about his post-oil SF/mystery Dangerous Bicycle Mystery Quest. The post KBOO Bike Show: Green Riders appeared first on Portland Transport.

Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) releases report on SNAP and nutrition

Whenever thoughtful Republicans and Democrats and non-partisan analysts get cajoled into spending significant time in a room together to focus on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) policy, they tend to come up with some...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #999

Here are some photos of Art Museum & Library, Ota (2017) in Gunma, Japan by akihisa hirata architecture office. (Photographs: Ken Lee) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

U.S. Food Policy: An Introduction (Second Edition)

The book Food Policy in the United States: An Introduction, whose second edition has just been released in the Earthscan Food and Agriculture Series (Routledge), prepares readers to make their own distinctive contribution to a lively...Show More Summary

Archidose[dot]org Update

Just some URL news: Yesterday was the last day for my URL. I'd had some issues with my webhost in recent years, and it got to the point where most of my blog stuff had moved to Blogger. So without much need for my own server and URL, I decided to ditch Show More Summary

Book of the Moment: Castelvecchio

One of the highlights of a semester spent in Italy nearly 25 years ago was a visit to Carlo Scarpa's Castelvecchio in Verona, Italy. With that, I'm super-excited to learn about Richard Murphy's new book, Carlo Scarpa and Castelvecchio Revisited, put out by his own (I'm guessing) Breakfast Mission Publishing. Show More Summary

Book Review: Michael Graves: Design for Life

Michael Graves: Design for Life by Ian VolnerPrinceton Architectural Press, 2017Hardcover, 240 pagesIan Volner's biography on Graves did not start out as such. As he explains at the beginning of Design for Life, and recounted at a book...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #998

Here are some photos of Città de Sole (2016) in Rome, Italy, by Labics. (Photographs: Trevor Patt) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

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