Posts tagged business
Posts tagged business
The Twitter troll that was harassing British diver Tom Daley was arrested as Olympic social media woes continue. Sportsmanship, especially relating to social media appears to be a thing of the past, particularly in relation to the London 2012 Games.
Earlier today British diver Tom Daley called out a twitter hater @Riley_69 with the hashtag #GetRiley_69banned and the IOC flexed their muscles as authorities arrested the inappropriate sports fan. It’s a relief to know there is still some level of accountability for the fans in the actual arena and also in the Twitter arena.
Photo of the day: ‘Supertrees’ illuminate Singapore sky
A technicolor grove of “Supertrees” is illuminated on July 2 during a light and sound show at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. The 150-foot-tall Supertrees are constructed from concrete and steel and feature a vertical garden consisting of 163,000 plants from more than 200 species of flowers. The massive artificial trees are part of the ambitious park project, which opened free to the public on June 29.
Are you one of the many that finds it near impossible to do the deed in public? This hilarious book is filled with tips on how to avoid the awkward sh*t during work. Don’t hold it in… How to Poo at Work by Mats & Enzo.
There’s a new social networking site on the horizon. Lady Gaga is planning to launch her very own social network. The site called “Little Monsters” aims to connect like-minded people and give more back to her loyal fans. Gaga is a role model and sends a clear message that doing your own thing and being yourself is still cool. The rockstar of gargantuan proportion is already known for her constant fan interaction and her site will offer yet another way for her to stay in touch with her fans, and more importantly, a way for them to stay connected with each other. According to Gaga Law, you’re welcome in her world and it doesn’t matter what country you are from. Little Monsters is slated for debut later this year.
A breath-taking new breed of Aston Martin has been attracting a lot of attention online and off with its successful social media campaign to introduce the new Vanquish. James Bond would be proud.
Rumors indicate that besidse the successful “LIKE” button, Facebook is about to introduce a new button, the “WANT.” It is obvious Facebook’s button has totally changed online interactions all over the world. The new “WANT” button is being based on a similar concept, however it is designed for companies with products or services… especially online stores. You can insert the “WANT” button beside items, ie. sports cars, vacations, fashion items, and yes even your fav supermodel - if that’s your social style. We think the Zuckerberg juggernaut should come out with a “NEED” button next.
The next time you’re stumped on a creative challenge, head to a bustling coffee shop, not the library. As the researchers write in their paper, “[I]nstead of burying oneself in a quiet room trying to figure out a solution, walking out of one’s comfort zone and getting into a relatively noisy environment may trigger the brain to think abstractly, and thus generate creative ideas.”
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Why we work out of coffee shops.
Why Crowded Coffee Shops Actually Help Creative Thinking, says recent study.
"Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up."
It’s been said before, but it needs saying again (and again and again): PRINT IS DEAD. Across the publishing industry and even the music industry recognizes this. YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO
Are you a Hero? Did you know Singapore Red Cross has a Rapid Rescue iPhone app? Yes it’s true. The app connects a first-aid seeker to a first responder. A big tip of the hat to our friends at The Red Cross.