You might be familiar with the Socialnomics videos produced by Erik Qualman. If not, check out the video clips from 2013 and 2010. A new Socialnomics video has been released which includes more fascinating social media stats. Did you know that more people own a mobile device than own a toothbrush?
If you’re responsible for adding content to a website or blog, please, please read Why Your Links Should Never Say ‘Click Here’ from Smashing Magazine. I see it ALL THE TIME and it drives me bonkers. What’s more upsetting is the fact that this bad practice isn’t contained. It’s widespread. Publishers who should know better do it.
Update: I totally failed at this. It’s fairly hard for me to stay away from the interwebs unless I have a super good book or five. I don’t think I was motivated to read the two books that I got that day. Needless to say, I haven’t tried unplugging since. Nor do I expect to be doing so anytime soon. #fail I love me some internet. In fact, I love it so much that you’ll […]
On May 7 I’ll be in Toronto moderating a panel on how to create, fund and distribute a web series. Through the National Screen Institute, my colleagues and I have been working with Bite TV to plan this event which takes place at Second City. The web series panelists include Marcia Martin senior vice president, original content at Blue Ant; Jonas Diamond, executive producer of Smiley Guy Studios and CEO at iThentic; Andra Sheffer, executive director of the Independent Production Fund; and Nathalie Clermont, director of […]
The Art of Immersion is a book about how the internet is changing storytelling. It’s written by Frank Rose, digital anthropologist and Wired contributing editor. I’m embarrassed to admit I’ve had the book for ages but never even opened it. That may have had something to do with the swirly cover which does my head in every time I look at it! Frank Rose started reporting on the tech world in the eighties after getting […]
After reading Mary Meeker releases stunning data on the state of the internet on VentureBeat, I wanted to share her slide deck below. I’d never heard of Mary Meeker until today. But she just published this slide deck of crazy information about 2012 internet trends. And it’s pretty mind-blowing stuff. It bothers me that I didn’t know who Mary was. According to Wikipedia she was named ‘Queen of the net.’ Very cool! 2012 KPCB Internet Trends […]