Another week, another carefully curated selection of Tumblr blogs for you to follow. This week’s lineup sees a mix of photography from the New York Times’ vast picture archive, bad advice for even worse people, scans of Keith Haring’s…...Show More Summary
In a recent study, University of Dayton law professor Susan Wawrose asked legal employers what they looked for in new graduates. The results were surprising, notes The Wall Street Journal. Rather than seeking graduates with great practical skills, employers were more interested in "the softer skills, like work ethic, collegiality......
Young people who mix alcohol with a caffeinated energy drink drank more heavily and reported more negative consequences of drinking than those who just drank alcohol, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Last week the ABA Journal announced its selections for the Blawg 100 -- a list of (some of the) best legal blogs on the web today. And, guess what? This very blog that you are reading right now -- Technologist -- was nominated. Can I get a "Yeahhhhhhh Boyeeeeee!" If......
by Alex Balk "The name makes it sound like the stuff of organized crime, but fingerbreaking is for dancers, not thugs." —Given that Wall Street Journal readers are exactly the kind of people to believe in something like "the knockout game" I am glad they cleared this up. Show More Summary
The tech giant spent a reported $200 million to acquire a social analytics start-up. Here's why. Apple raised an eyebrow or two Monday, confirming to The Wall Street Journal that it had acquired Topsy, a social media analytics firm that monitors conversation and sentiment on Twitter, for a reported $200 million. Show More Summary
by Stephanie Gray 33,000: the number of Canadian women having abortions this year who have previously had an abortion. That’s according to the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada: “At least one third of women undergoing induced abortions in Canada have had a prior abortion” (2012; 34(6): 536). …
(Fred Vogelstein reads at Town Hall tomorrow night at 7:30 pm. The reading is $5.) Two serious problems plague modern tech journalism. The first is that every tech writer is terrified of losing access to new products if they go more negative than standard advertising copy. Show More Summary
Gawker has uncovered something fairly obvious: The majority of newspaper columnists are old dudes. The site crunched the data for columnists at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. It also included columnists at The Creators Syndicate, Universal Press, King Features, and Tribune Media. Show More Summary
Photographer Rob Tibbles of the North Devon Journal in North Devon, England was taking pictures of a wind farm on the weekend of November 23rd, an ordinary photo-shoot that took a turn for the strange when Tibbles got home and examined the many photos he had snapped. Show More Summary
It's that time of year again! The season where I search the internet for beautiful holiday homes and daydream the day away. There's something about the onset of the holidays that makes a modern winter cabin sound even more luxurious — and this Swiss masterpiece fits the pipe dream to perfection! READ MORE »
This is groundbreaking news for the deep poetry freaks who have been fans of Wallace Berman’s foundational poetry and art journal Semina, which ran from 1955-1964, and which (according to the 2007 Semina Culture catalog) “served as a brilliant compendium of the most interesting artists and poets of the time, including Berman himself, William Burroughs, [...]
Wall Street's worst day. Hmmm, so far today we've seen that Third Way op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and Sen. Chuck Schumer's comparing us to the teabaggers. Then there is DLC dinosaur Al From with a new book and rhetorical embrace of Hillary Clinton, unreconstructed racist Richard Cohen's blasting of Sen. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal takes stock of the three TV business networks and sees that their fortunes are sagging. In the third quarter, CNBC, the dominant business-news channel, hit a 20-year low in its target demographic of adults 25 to 54 years old. Show More Summary
Do you have a passion for Social Media, Search Marketing, and everything in-between? Have a handful of hours a day you can dedicate to engaging with your peers, growing relationships, and sharing amazing online related content and information?...Show More Summary
Apple bought Twitter analytics outfit Topsy for $200 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. It now has access to the entire history of tweets, dating back to 2006. Topsy collects and parses data from Twitter that tells companies what people are talking about online. Show More Summary
by Alex Balk "The pitch of male koalas' mating calls is about 20 times lower than it should be, given the Australian marsupial's relatively small size. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on DecemberShow More Summary
The latest number of the Journal of Art Crime has appeared. This contains my essay on the so-called Cleveland Apollo."The exhibition of the Cleveland Apollo and the thinking behind the publication of Bennett’s book reveal what RogerShow More Summary
As it turns out, the policies Third Way trashes as "disastrous" are overwhelmingly popular with a broad spectrum of Americans. The post Wall Street Journal Column Says Elizabeth Warren’s Policies Are ‘Disastrous,’ Ignores Actual Data appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Apple Inc. has acquired social-analytics leader Topsy Labs Inc. for more than $200 million, according to The Wall Street Journal. Topsy specializes in analyzing “billions of conversations in real-time,” specifically on Twitter. It’s not yet clear how Apple plans to utilize Topsy, the Journal reports: Apple’s goals for Topsy are unclear. Show More Summary