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8 Lessons From Reinventing NYC.gov

Rachel Sterne | Posted 12.15.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

Mayor Mike Bloomberg recently unveiled the newly relaunched nyc.gov, the official website for the biggest city in the country. This was the site's first redesign in a decade, and the new user experience is unlike any other government website out there. This was our goal.

Reinventing Your Digital Presence, Planning for Your Digital Future

Russell C. Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Because the technology allowing us to constantly update our daily behavior is so new, the long-term effects of having a continuous morphing online presence won't be known for years to come.

World Digital Media Factbook 2013-14: Information Cornucopia

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

I'm inundated with numbers, statistics, percentages, charts and graphics that explain how digital the world has become and where it's heading in the n...

3 New Options for Karaoke Glory, Embarrassment

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Much of the joy in karaoke has to do with standing up in front of strangers and baring your soul, vocally speaking. There's nowhere to hide, when it's just you, the backing track, and some words on a screen.

Checking in Without Checking Out

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 12.01.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Most children feel shortchanged when it comes to a parent's attention; they never feel they get enough. When they have to compete with your job (or your smartphone), they are likely to feel resentful and hurt.

A City of Mash-Ups

David Sable | Posted 11.30.2013 | Media
David Sable

Imagine the clean cold chill of a mountain early morning; the dark clear sky ablaze with the lights of the night as the colors begin to change, black to purple, purple to gold as the glow of the sun begins to overpower all and the chill gives way to heat.

Lessons From Generation Z

Lea Stanković | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology
Lea Stanković

In the case of Generation Z, the adage that wisdom comes with age simply isn't true. The young ones have it right.

The Next Big Thing in Digital: Voice Recognition

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 09.17.2013 | Technology
Aaron Shapiro

Are you prepared for how this will change your business and how your customers interact with you?

Interview With 2013 L'Oréal Women in Digital Award Winner, Heather Marie

Lisa Chau | Posted 11.17.2013 | Technology
Lisa Chau

Heather Marie is the CEO and Founder of 72Lux, Inc., a technology company creating a shoppable layer across digital content. Previously, she was member on the founding team at Affinity Labs, a digital media company based in San Francisco.

How a Nigerian Internet Start-up Grew Revenue from $250 to $1 Million in 3 Years

Tolu Ogunlesi | Posted 10.19.2013 | Small Business
Tolu Ogunlesi

In 2008 Abasiama Idaresit returned to Nigeria, after studying for a degree in Information Systems & Management at the London School of Economics. He h...

On Being Brave

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Joanne Tombrakos

Sometimes I've been clumsy in how I've gone about overcoming my insecurities. Somedays I still am. Somedays that inner child, the little insecure girl afraid of doing or saying the wrong thing wants to come out and play.

A Seemingly Insane Idea That Actually Struck Gold

Ben Thomas | Posted 07.26.2013 | Home
Ben Thomas

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgCould we create completely new senses unlike anything in human experience? What would it be like to experience such senses?

The Marketing and Digital Talent Gap - the Search for Agility

Andy Betts | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Andy Betts

Most marketers today operate in a multi-dimensional, multi-functional and multi-channel ecosystem. The role of the CMO has changed and the rise of the Digital CMO and CIO are part cause, and part consequence, of the convergence and growth of digital marketing.

Planning an Event? Use Digital Technology to Make It That Much Better

Chris Curtin | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Chris Curtin

Live events aren't going anywhere, of course. But digital technology can make your event that much better -- for those attending in person and virtually. You can spur event registration, generate sales leads, and engage your employees.

Welcome to the Digital State

Faris Yakob | Posted 08.20.2013 | Books
Faris Yakob

This is the essence of digital, binary at its core, on and off states, the intellectual foundation of logic. But in our increasingly digital state, things aren't that simple.

Nevermind the How... What Do I Share With Thee?

David Sable | Posted 07.27.2013 | Media
David Sable

The vision was that if we shared information and knowledge through an open and egalitarian sharing, we would increase the wisdom of the world. Yet over the years the small print appeared and when we weren't looking the game changed.

Coming to Terms With a Global Digital Divide

Lottie Ntim | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Lottie Ntim

The Internet has done much to level the playing field for people looking to launch businesses and even more so those looking to grow them, but there is still some ways to go in terms of removing the blinds of a perceived Web-based utopia.

The Algorithm of Hollywood

Seth Jaret | Posted 07.10.2013 | Media
Seth Jaret

While I'm in favor of any great idea that might improve the quality of a screenplay -- or movies as a whole -- I am conflicted about what this means for the future of Hollywood... and humankind.

Don't Let Digital Communications Replace Middle Management

Gavin Megaw | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Gavin Megaw

Industry is hurting, and has been since 2008. With the resulting small uplifts in pay and cuts in benefits, many employees have become increasingly disengaged with their respective management teams.

Fully Connected: Smart Phones, Tablets... and Connected TV Makes Three. Turns Out There is an App for That

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 06.22.2013 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

Staggering data in a recently issued Jack Myers Media Economic Data Report projects a systematic shift towards digital advertising across 19 industries by 2020, with double-digit increases for all but two sectors.

Transition

Anne Almasy | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
Anne Almasy

Hate your work; and love your work. Change your mind; and stick to your guns. Find the moment; then scrap it -- and start all over again.

Digital Grab: Corporate Power Has Seized the Internet

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.28.2013 | Media
Norman Solomon

We have a profound, far-reaching fight on our hands, at a crossroads leading toward democracy or corporate monopoly. The future of humanity is at stake.

No Shortage of Ways to Be Linkedin to Ireland and the Irish Worldwide

John Lee | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
John Lee

Linkedin is big in Ireland and a vital connection point for entrepreneurs, people with arcane specialities, tech-sector types, ex-pats, Diaspora Irish, people wanting to do business in Ireland, and Irish wanting to do business abroad.

The 5 Attributes of Viral Content

Blake Landau | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Blake Landau

You don't have much time to anchor your reader. People generally don't read past the first paragraph, or watch past the first 10 seconds so start with something exciting.

SXSW Shingerview: Arianna Kughn Cadillac Digital Advertising Manager

David Shing | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
David Shing

Cadillac is most definitely an icon American brand and I am intrigued how fairly traditional companies are embracing digital. So I was lucky enough to...