Posts tagged business
Posts tagged business
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.
“My father told me that all businessmen were sons-of-bitches, but I never believed him until now.” - John F. Kennedy
Medical records from the turn-of-the-century indicate that some scientists predicted with uncanny accuracy the effects that electronic games of the future would have on the human brain. Their belief was that “electronic spirits” would haunt the brain, causing confusion and eventually madness.
Illustration by Terry Fan
“The best thing about photographs is that they don’t change, even when the people in them do.” - Tumblr (Photo: Manuel Librodo Jr.)