As a professional web surfer I see firsthand on a daily basis how quickly information, trends, memes, etc whizz around the globe. This awesome presentation from Geek Comedian Tom Scott really succeeds in putting that into perspective.
Category: Virtual Forest™
A Man’s Man. Man.
Have a vacation home you’d like to rent? Looking to rent one from someone you can trust? Facebook is making it easy with its new application from SecondPorch.com.
Japan isn’t afraid of technology. If you’ve watched any Japanese TV then you know they also aren’t afraid of trying new things. So I wasn’t really surprised when I read that McDonald’s Japan are about to start a training program that uses the Nintendo DS.
In our increasingly digital world, applications like Google Maps and Street View are ripe ground for expression, and have the advantage of being able to be viewed by over 1 billion persons, and growing.
E-reader craze could be the start of a change who’s ramifications will effect the entire world.
If there’s something that I’ve always loved and can remember doing often as a kid, it’s flipping through National Geographic magazines at my house. We had shelves upon shelves of the familiar yellow clad books sitting around. Probably twenty or so years worth.
We have been wondering when QSR codes are going to “mainstream” and it looks like this will be the start.
Some of you may remember us talking about ARG’s (Alternate Reality Games) a while back. Well, here is a trend that is a lot less intense and underground but it shares the same online/real world blur that is so often seen in the Virtual Forest™.
While Twitter is still trying to find a way to make money, Dell recently reported that it made $3 million using Twitter. That isn’t a huge fortune these days, but that’s not the point. The news is how Dell connected the reality of product selling with the virtual world of social networking.