Posts filed under “Web/Tech”

Common Mythconceptions

Source: Information Is Beautiful

Category: Digital Media, Psychology, Really, really bad calls, Web/Tech

Internet Facts

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Category: Digital Media, Web/Tech


LISTENS NOT DOWNLOADS Who cares how many people downloaded the new U2 album, the only important thing is how many people LISTENED to it! This is a huge sea change that is getting little publicity and has been overlooked in the outcry about streaming payments. In the future, you will get paid for every play…Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank, Web/Tech, Weekend

Amazon ‘Targeting’ Hachette Writers

Roxana Robinson, president of the Authors Guild, and Bloomberg Contributing Editor Paul Kedrosky, talk about the dispute between Hachette Book Group and Amazon Inc. over e-book pricing and distribution.

Source: Bloomberg, Sept. 16 2014

Category: Retail, Video, Web/Tech

Explaining How Alibaba Works With 280 Pairs of Pants

Alibaba’s IPO could be the biggest in history. Bloomberg’s Sam Grobart explains how Alibaba works through the experience of ordering 280 pairs of pants manufactured overseas.

Source: Bloomberg, Sept. 15 2014

Video by: Dan Przygoda, David Yim

Category: Retail, Video, Web/Tech

Facebook Valuation Tops $200 Billion

Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Digital Media, IPOs, Valuation, Web/Tech

What Is Alibaba?

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, is preparing to go public in New York, setting up expectations for the biggest stock market debut in United States history.

Category: IPOs, Video, Web/Tech

Charlie Rose: Apple’s Jony Ive & Marc Newson on Design

On “Charlie Rose,” a conversation with Apple Senior Vice President for Industrial Design Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson in New York ahead of their nonprofit RED auction taking place at Sotheby’s.

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Video, Web/Tech

Data Breaches in the U.S.


Category: Digital Media, War/Defense, Web/Tech

Secret Playbook of Internet Trolls

Pleased to meet you Hope you guess my name What’s confusing you Is the nature of my game – The Rolling Stones What’s Confusing You Is the Nature of Their Game   The reason that Internet trolls are effective is that people still don’t understand their game. There are 15 commonly-used trolling tactics to disrupt,…Read More

Category: Think Tank, Web/Tech