America Is Addicted To Physical And Mental Boosters

Good read.

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A Great Resource for Non-Profits to Steal

We love ourselves some Tiffany Shlain. The Webby Awards founder and creator of “cloud filmmaking” — in which she produces “open source” films free for use by organisations — has just launched “Brain Power”. 

Accompanied by a TED Book, the 10-minute film is meant to help childhood development-related non-profits solicit donations or aid. It draws from research from Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child and the University of Washington’s I-LABS, juxtaposing the needs of a child’s developing brain to the ever-evolving Internet.

Part of her Let It Ripple series, the film has a customisable ending that organisations can change based on what they want or need. Want the film, but not sure how to bend it to your will? No worries, Shlain’s Moxie Institute will help you perfect your message. Get in touch! It isn’t every day that a great resource comes strings-free.

Also, if you haven’t already, watch this. It’ll change the way you perceive connectivity in your life, and ever after you’ll be chasing Shlain’s work like horses feen for sugar cubes.

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Social Media 2013: the video.

Just some stuff about that social media craze the kids are all crazy about. 

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how to succeed without being louis ck

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Here’s a marketing case study that should be read by every start up, creative, student, film maker and person who plans on launching a product in the near future. You don’t have to be famous, to get famous.

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Frequent flyer miles donated to those who wish to visit sick relatives
We’ve already seen ventures such as AngelMule using travel for social good, rewarding tourists for delivering goods to non-profit ventures abroad. Now The Extra Mile hopes to collect frequent flyer miles from those that don’t use them so that friends and family of the terminally ill can visit their loved ones. READ MORE…

springwise:

Frequent flyer miles donated to those who wish to visit sick relatives

We’ve already seen ventures such as AngelMule using travel for social good, rewarding tourists for delivering goods to non-profit ventures abroad. Now The Extra Mile hopes to collect frequent flyer miles from those that don’t use them so that friends and family of the terminally ill can visit their loved ones. READ MORE…

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A Short Lesson in Perspective

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An Ode to Creative Work by Behance (by Behance)

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What if your iPad could recognize you, not through passwords, retinal scans or even fingerprints, but a simple touch? Well that’s exactly what technology being developed by researchers Chris Harrison (Carnegie Mellon University), Munehiko Sato (also University of Tokyo) and Ivan Poupyrev (Disney Research) can do. Without wearing silly gloves or extra gadgets of any sort, any object you touch could recognize you.

fastcompany:

What if your iPad could recognize you, not through passwords, retinal scans or even fingerprints, but a simple touch? Well that’s exactly what technology being developed by researchers Chris Harrison (Carnegie Mellon University), Munehiko Sato (also University of Tokyo) and Ivan Poupyrev (Disney Research) can do. Without wearing silly gloves or extra gadgets of any sort, any object you touch could recognize you.

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Shazam Already Helps You Discover Music, Now It Wants To Help You Discover TV Advertising | Fast Company

This is impressive and a natural next step for Shazam

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True Secret to Success

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