Posts Tagged ‘information

December 8, 2011 | In: Learning

Information Diet

The Information Diet - A Case for Conscious Consumption from Clay Johnson on Vimeo. Healthy information consumption habits are about more than productivity and efficiency. They're about your personal health, and the health of society. Just as junk food...

October 20, 2010 | In: Views

The Internet War

WikiLeaks’s recent release of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. military history has turned the Internet into a war zone.On one side, WikiLeaks has assembled the brightest and most dedicated hacker-activists in an effort to turn the...

Alastair Shortland of Txtlocal.co.uk gives his top 10 tips on giving your mobile marketing campaign a better chance of achieving your objectives. 1. Call to action Ensure the reason for the text is clear. You want the recipient to act on your text, so...

This report looks at how ICT could transform the way we choose to travel, and so make both our travel and our lifestyles more sustainable. It concludes that a concerted Government and business focus on ICT solutions could help provide answers to some of...

September 29, 2010 | In: Views

Quote of the Day

"Innovation comes only from readily and seamlessly sharing information rather than hoarding it." Tom Peters

Fabian Hemmert demos one future of the mobile phone -- a shape-shifting and weight-shifting handset that "displays" information nonvisually, offering a delightfully intuitive way to communicate. via Fabian Hemmert: The shape-shifting future of the...

In this diagram, each level in this hierarchy trumps the next. So, if you get a new msg on Facebook, but your landline rings, you’ll take the landline call. You might have a spasmodic moment of ‘uh? wadd I do’. But, usually, you’ll take the...

David McCandless turns complex data sets like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate...

The Combined Online Information System (COINS) is a database of UK Government expenditure provided by government departments. The data is used to produce reports for Parliament and the public including: expenditure data in the Budget and Pre-Budget...

Social media is the new face of the Web. Just as the Internet revolutionized information sharing during the 1990s, social media is radically altering how people communicate and share information today. If you want to succeed on the Web, a solid social...

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