Hadoop provides a highly efficient means of storing and processing unstructured data, but for all the buzz surrounding the project, it doesn’t address the equally burning need to make the results available to users when they need them – which … Continue reading ?
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Let's Be Cops' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Step Up All In.' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' completes the top three. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
Think about the tradeoffs. We can fly anywhere in the world in 24 hours. But all this flying is contributing to climate change. And it may someday serve as a transmission system for a virus that could kill large numbers of humans quickly. Maybe we're moving too much and too fast for our own good.
If you want to understand innovators, about the actual of character of the persistent folk who bring out new stuff, watch the James Burke series Connections. It's magnificent. Told as a series of stories about how a minor feature ofShow More Summary
by Mike Fleming Can you imagine how happy your website users would be if they were always able to complete the tasks they came for easily and efficiently? Can you imagine how your bottom line would be affected? A major problem with the...Show More Summary
At CSS Day last June I introduced, with some trepidation, a peculiar three-character CSS selector. Called the “lobotomized owl selector” for its resemblance to an owl’s vacant stare, it proved to be the most popular section of my talk. I...Show More Summary
“Were you going for ‘not classy’? Because if you were, that’s cool. This isn’t classy like some of your other work,” said my wife, glancing at a long day’s work on my screen. “Yep. That’s what I was going for!” I responded with forced cheer. Show More Summary
Hyper-Gate is a Brooklyn-based IT Services, Software Development, and Social Media Management company composed primarily of Latino and African-American shareholders. Their business is geared towards African-American and Latino brands. Show More Summary
Dave Fothergill's Maya crowd simulation is hilarious and hypnotic: But it's missing a soundtrack, don't you think? Here, I made one for it over on Tilde.club.
Samsung and Apple Trade Prototypes Apple filed suit against Samsung a while back, saying that Samsung is basically biting Apple’s style with their line of Android phones and tablets. As part of this suit, Apple demanded to see pre-production samples of the upcoming Droid Charge, Infuse 4G, Galaxy S II, and Galaxy Tab 10.1 and [...]
We're posting every XOXO talk on YouTube, one every weekday in speaker order, and we're a little over halfway through. There's some really amazing stuff in there already, it's hard for me to even pick favorites. Jonathan Mann and Gina...Show More Summary
As we enter the conclusion of our three-part series on content strategy, you should already know what your audience believes about the world and have a narrative mapped out that will allow you to confirm your audience’s worldviews. Now it’s time to explain the final piece of the content strategy puzzle. Show More Summary
This is a great year for content marketing as more bloggers and brands begin to truly understand its value as well as the quality and creativity required to make it work and engage and entertain audiences. Major brands like ChipotleShow More Summary
Have you ever stared at something, knowing you’re doing everything right, but it still won’t … freaking … work? That’s how Copyblogger has felt about its Facebook page for quite some time. As of today, the page has 38,000 “fans,” but Copyblogger’s presence on Facebook has not been beneficial for the brand or its audience. [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary
In the marketing world, the “four Ps” stand for price, product, promotion, and place. Lumenate Technologies LP has adapted the age-old formula for an entirely different item on the corporate agenda: data protection. Jamie Shepard, who heads backup and recovery … Continue reading ?
Today’s guest post comes from Sean Ellis, CEO and co-founder of Qualaroo and founder of GrowthHackers.com. Enjoy! UserTesting’s own Hannah Alvarez recently posed a question over at GrowthHackers.com regarding the importance of UX within the larger framework of growth hacking, … Read More
The internet has become an integrated, seamless, and often invisible part of our everyday lives. Some see this connection as a way to a brighter future, while others have trepidations. The only thing that seems certain is that the Internet is going to be very different from what it has been and from what we might even be able to imagine. Show More Summary
Today’s web is mostly the domain of people, but the Internet of Things is about to change all that, according to Cisco vice president of advanced services Sanjay Pol. Speaking on SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE at the recently concluded Splunk Worldwide Users Conference, … Continue reading ?
Splunk Inc. provides a comprehensive platform for collecting and analyzing logs from a broad spectrum of devices ranging from the tiniest of sensors to the biggest and meanest enterprise servers. But the company’s definition of “comprehensive “didn’t extend to mainframes … Continue reading ?
Think about this for a moment. Your favorite podcasts. This American Life. WTF with Marc Maron. Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income. Every single one of them started at the bottom. Every single one of them started in obscurity. Every single one of them started without an audience. Show More Summary