I really wanted to like this watch, but it was just to dumb to be enough for me to choose to wear it!
10 Surprising Social Media Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]See on Scoop.it - Social Media & Technology
Here’s an infographic that lists ten essential facts you should keep in mind when using social media to market your business.
Social media is not only a great platform for social interactions: it’s ideal for digital marketing, and there’s a plethora of social media statistics floating around the Internet…
See on blog.mainstreethost.com
How good is your customer data (or why are you using that rubbish)?See on Scoop.it - Data Quality
In Is Your Data Any Good? Six Questions to Help Score Your Data Resources, Simon Oliver suggests that some data sources simply aren’t worth integrating into your marketing analytics environment.Simon
Just because you have data doesn’t mean adding it to your big data or database will add value. Sometimes you need to question the data source to see if it will really be beneficial.
See on linkedin.com
MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
See on boston.com
Do you use your phone as your camera on vacation? Ever run out of storage? Slow wifi or no wifi - no laptop to move photos onto? Use a wifi drive to backup your photos anytime, anywhere - fast!
Should Men’s Products Fear a Woman’s Touch? — HBS Working KnowledgeSee on Scoop.it - Social Media
Recent research shows that loyal customers often get upset when a brand associated with men expands to include products perceived as feminine. Senior Lecturer Jill J. Avery discusses the problem of gender contamination.
"Brand meaning is cocreated," Avery says. "Everyone in the culture has a say about what a brand means, not just the company that owns it."
Why men don’t buy Diet Coke, but now will buy Coke Zero - no cooties!!
See on hbswk.hbs.edu
Coin: a step closer to getting rid of my walletSee on Scoop.it - Social Media
"Coin is a connected device that can hold and behave like the cards you already carry. Coin works with your debit cards, credit cards, gift cards, loyalty cards and membership cards. Instead of carrying several cards you carry one Coin. Multiple accounts and information all in one place."
This looks really interesting, but riases some questions - will retailers accept it with no sidniture strip? Can the waiter change which card is being used after you hand it over? What is the security like on both loading the cards onto the Coin and storing them within Coin?
Be really good if they can get it released and it is secure enough - ditch the thick purse!
See on onlycoin.com