Something new happens around the world each minute of every day. But what about in the digital world? “Big data”, which describes all the digital activity that takes place, has allowed analysts to collect data and measure things it could not before. Domo, a company that brings together businesses and their data, released an infographic… Continue reading What Happens on the Web Every Minute of Every Day? [INFOGRAPHIC]
They say that your school years are the best years of your life, but those years are certainly not the longest. In fact, the amount of time the typical American spends surviving middle school and searching for a lifelong partner seem like mere instants compared to the length of an entire human life. What would… Continue reading Your Life in Weeks [CHART]
What do social media writers have in common with Quentin Tarantino and Neil Gaiman? Writer’s block! You might be surprised to know that even humankind’s most creative minds go blank at one point or another. Social media writers usually look for inspiration on the Internet. They visit blogs, search for hot topics that would attract… Continue reading Favorite Writing Tools of Famous Authors Can Inspire Social Media Writers
It’s been four years since the launch of Spotify in March 2009, but it was this past year that proved to be particularly favorable for the online music streaming site. Over the last year, the number of Spotify users increased to a record 40 million, with 10 million of those users subscribing to premium services.… Continue reading Spotify Reaches 40 Million Users, 10 Million Premium Subscribers
Every year the Electronic Frontier Foundation releases a report on which tech companies are being nice with your data protection and which are being naughty. The thing about the Internet these days is that we are entrusting our very sensitive and private information to tech companies. Especially with the rising issue of mass surveillance, it’s… Continue reading Which Tech Companies Are Protecting You and Your Data From the Government?
Are you a blogger or artist interested in spreading your work? Learn more about DashBurst, a community of writers and designers who create and share interesting news and visuals from the worlds of social media, tech and design. We’re hosting a Google+ Hangout on May 6 at 7 p.m. EDT to talk about our upcoming… Continue reading Learn More about the New DashBurst Social Network and Kickstarter Project for Creatives on Google+ [May 6 at 7 PM EDT]
Although Earth Day 2014 has come and gone, there are still many simple steps we can take to protect our beautiful planet. This year the buzz phrase around Earth Week was #LightsOffScreenOn and it’s a good one to remember. While watching television or using your computer or tablet, turn a couple lights off. If, for… Continue reading Flip a Switch, Save the World (Infographic)
We all have those days, the ones where we just can’t summon the motivation to complete our normal amount of work. Maybe we’re coming down with a cold. Maybe the little one refused to sleep through the night. Maybe we didn’t have time for a second cup of coffee. Or maybe, inexplicably, we’ve just lost… Continue reading New Tips for Boosting your Workplace Productivity