The patent irony here is that the executive who does not believe in the value of...– Why Facebook Will Emerge a Winner in Battle Over Privacy | Special: Audience Buying Guide - Advertising Age
You know it’s not good when one of the most prestigious pediatric journals,...– Pediatrics Gets it Wrong about ‘Facebook Depression’ | World of Psychology
Heuristics and Human Decision-Making
We are hertz machines in a megahertz world. For an average human, simple reaction time is about 250 milliseconds. Simple reaction time is the time it takes to react to a stimulus, such as pushing a button when a light goes on. Therefore, each “cycle” of light input and button depression response takes a quarter second. Four complete cycles can take place each second. Thus, a typical...
Just as cable-television upended the distribution of films and television, so...– Are More Deals Ahead for Media Companies? - WSJ.com
Jonathan Stray talk at the NICAR (National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting) discussing some recent work at the AP with the Iraq and Afghanistan war logs. References cited in the talk: “A full-text visualization of the Iraq war logs”, a detailed writeup of the technique used to generate the first set of maps presented in the talk. The Glimmer high-performance, parallel...
The stupid stupid are all around us, impossible to escape. And they really don’t...– RealityPrime
The power of facebook is not they they know who my friends are, the power of...– ErikSchwartz comment on A VC: The Implicit Social Graph
… your job is to divert people from becoming lulled into a false sense of...– 3 Amazing Web Data Analyses Techniques For Analysis Ninjas | Occam’s Razor by Avinash Kaushik
For example, if a user logs on to Facebook (a Nielsen media partner) and then...– Nielsen Partners With Facebook, Other Websites To Measure Ad Views Online - The Consumerist
The Consumerist website is currently hosting its poll of the “Worst...– Comcast Begs Employees To Vote For Charter In Worst Company In America Poll - The Consumerist
I think you should consider that the news might augur the end of a fad. No, not the end of social media, but rather the beginning of the end of social media’s infancy. Maybe it’s time to stop talking unseriously and get serious for real. Technology has utterly changed the ways consumers get and use information, and it has completely disrupted how companies create, share and collect...
CTIA Social Cam
True to form, the networks’ central argument is that these are rights they...– Time Warner, Other Cable Cos. Stake Out Turf in Digital Frontier | MediaWorks - Advertising Age
The better you are at social media, the more you suck at generating advertising...– MediaPost Publications RIP Social Media (As An Ad-Supported Business) 03/21/2011
Creative people who want to make a difference have a million and one...– Phasing Grace | Social Architectures and Virtual Worlds
There is no possible way that Nielsen ratings are truly capturing what people...– TV Execs: Social Media Influence Still Anecdotal - PCWorld
We presented a study in which 12 people used search engines while...– http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/merrie/papers/icwsm_searching_vs_asking.pdf
NYT Digital Subscriptions
Dear New York Times Reader, Today marks a significant transition for The New York Times as we introduce digital subscriptions. It’s an important step that we hope you will see as an investment in The Times, one that will strengthen our ability to provide high-quality journalism to readers around the world and on any platform. The change will primarily affect those who are heavy consumers of the...
I believe that’s a direct quote from your PR person. Well, I can’t help what...– Verifone’s CEO Doug Bergeron Defends Actions Against Square: “It’s a Competitive World.” | Tricia Duryee | eMoney | AllThingsD
New Zealand public broadcater TVNZ has launched U, a ground-breaking new channel...– TVNZ launches new online “social TV” channel
It’s become cliché, at this point, to say mobile is big. And I loved the CEO of...– Harmonic Aftershock: 5 Takeaways from #SXSW. Via colleague @rozzy. (via 2105)
Women of SXSW, do not embrace a coward. Not that they’re not cute, but...– Bruce Sterling, SXSWi 2011 Closing Keynote .. always a passionate virtuoso
[According to Pew Research]: 46% of (US adults) now say they get their news...– Milestone: The Web (Finally) Surpasses Newspapers As Source for Americans’ News (via interestingsnippets)
Eatocracy’s editors are here in Austin and we’re hungry for tacos,...– Guide us to the best bites in Austin #twitterfeedme – What’s Next - CNN.com Blogs
This means people who are always busy are time poor. They have a time shortage....– The cult of busy « Scott Berkun
We believe that Google will preview a major new social service called Google...– Google to Launch Major New Social Network Called Circles, Possibly Today