Aquila: How do you connect the last billion?

While we’re all happy within our connected lives (and sometimes look to get disconnected as a sign of pure luxury), there are still countless people that can only dream of drinkable water, and enough food… let alone an internet connection. However, big companies as Facebook and Google are trying to hook up the last billion …

VIDEO: Coca-Cola’s Journey to Successful Content Marketing

In this video interview, Doug Busk, group director, Digital Communications and Social Media at Coca-Cola, talks about storytelling and how the company has used this strategy to engage consumers, create conversation, and drive sales. Source: www.clickz.com interesting: go for the deeper story…

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My dearest little one,

  I’ve been waiting so long for this first moment that I was convinced it would never happen… but, there you were. Like a little astronaut. Floating in your own private space, connected with your very own mothership. Six centimeters of cosmic miracle. A small piece of fast growing art only recombinant DNA from your …

Content marketing- Let’s get it right: Owned. Paid. Earned.

To fully wield the possibilities of content marketing, it’s important to get the fundamental basics right. Way too often, content strategy, paid amplification and social (earned) interaction are not, or badly linked from the very beginning. To maximize return on investment, it is crucial to start with clear definitions in this online, interactive environment. Definitions …

Moonshots: make it 10 times better, by failing early, hard and often

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade. Not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard.” JFK A famous quote from President John F. Kennedy that kick-started the run on the moon for the American nation. When he launched this ballsy statement, the Space program was barely able to get a small dog …

A hot Austin night with Ava (25)

“Have you ever been in Love?” A lot of travelers to SxSW fell like a stone for the charms of Ava, a 25 year old smoking hot (pardon my French) brunette on Tinder. Ava is a smart, funny, open and very available woman. Many far-from-home male travelers fell for the obvious charms and open advances …

FireChat: chat over Bluetooth and Wifi phone radios

FireChat is hotter than even its name suggest here at SxSW. The application allows you to chat with another user, without requiring any cell or network connection. Open Garden, the Silicon Valley start-uo that created it lets FireChat use the resident build-in phone radios such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to generate an ad-hoc network that …

Jibo the Robot wants to make you happy!

Professor Cynthia Breazeal is a most busy bee. She is Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, where she founded the Personal Robots Group at the Media Lab. She is also founder and Chief Scientist of Jibo, Inc. A pioneer on Social Robotics and Human Robot Interaction, she wrote Designing Sociable Robots. Autonomous robots, …