Now here’s a thing - a trending LinkedIn post with a link to a free ebook. Thiose are two things I didn’t think belonged in this day and age but am glad to see them both alive and well. Check it out. 

 (via 50 Social Media Habits You Can Stop Doing Now | LinkedIn)

Now here’s a thing - a trending LinkedIn post with a link to a free ebook. Thiose are two things I didn’t think belonged in this day and age but am glad to see them both alive and well. Check it out.

(via 50 Social Media Habits You Can Stop Doing Now | LinkedIn)

Square, the San Francisco-based payments company founded and run by Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey, is launching a national ad campaign in the US Monday featuring six new television commercials.

I love Square’s product, and the ads are ok. Shot in the same verité style as Nikon, Google and other gadgety, tech brands that aim to appear more mainstream, they feature a mixture of life moments, some emotional, others not so much. Feels like there could be more screentime for the videos and more of an emotional punch.

That said, I”m encouraged by Square making ads and stepping up to a mainstream audience.


SQUARE: SURF INSTRUCTOR (by square)

Facebook’s purchase of What’s App prompts migration to Telegram, a free messaging app

 (via Millions Flock to Telegram Messaging App After WhatsApp Outage)

Facebook’s purchase of What’s App prompts migration to Telegram, a free messaging app

(via Millions Flock to Telegram Messaging App After WhatsApp Outage)

This looks good - Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley trailer, HBO goodness

Silicon Valley Season 1: Trailer (HBO) (by HBO)

which Beatle are you? Take the quiz - simple, viral, Buzzfeed

 (via Which Beatle Are You)

which Beatle are you? Take the quiz - simple, viral, Buzzfeed

(via Which Beatle Are You)

ACDC’s Thunderstruck as you’ve never heard it before - who needs guitars when you have cellos.

2CELLOS - Thunderstruck [OFFICIAL VIDEO] (by 2CELLOSlive)

Denham remake the American Pyscho business card scene with hipster denim fanatics.

DENHAM PSYCHO - explicit remake (by DenhamtheJeanmaker)

vizual-statistix:

Pollstar releases some interesting data at the end of each year about concerts and ticket prices. Here, I’ve graphed some of the variables from their table on the top 20 worldwide tours of 2013. Interesting to see Bon Jovi and The Rolling Stones as the oldie outliers. 
Data source: http://www.pollstarpro.com/files/charts2013/2013Top20WorldwideToursChart.pdf

vizual-statistix:

Pollstar releases some interesting data at the end of each year about concerts and ticket prices. Here, I’ve graphed some of the variables from their table on the top 20 worldwide tours of 2013. Interesting to see Bon Jovi and The Rolling Stones as the oldie outliers. 

Data source: http://www.pollstarpro.com/files/charts2013/2013Top20WorldwideToursChart.pdf

Interesting piece on API marketing

manfredbo:

I mentioned the multiplier effect earlier. Developers are the enablers of the multiplier effect, where APIs are the enabling concept that actually allow developers to do so.

imageAnother concept meaning the same thing is expressed by Metcalfe’s law which says that the value of a network is…