Interesting new report on the onslought of digital, how it affects how we process information, and where libraries can help ... “In a hyper-connected culture, our information diet is as important to our well-being as the food we eat ... librarians can help patrons push back and think about the content they’ve digested... [helping them to consider] what they’ve uncovered before automatically surfing for more data... " - I love libraries.
Interesting stats -- but what would be great to see next to this is the revenue contribution of the digital vehicles which have displaced these traditional tools -- The punchline -- really - is not the "decline of the media industry" so much as a "faster, sharper, more agile resurgence". Digital news editions, hulu, netflix, Google, Apple, NYTimes.com, (and the list goes on) have all created value that just didn't exist before.
Today's uber-digital college student ... its incredible how much times have changed. We barely had ICQ and Napster when I was in college (oh yah, you know you remember ICQ... :) -- digital today is a totally different experience.
How Pinterest Can Turn Your Brand Red-Hot [INFOGRAPHIC]
Excellent infographic on who's using Pinterest and why it's relevant to etailers and marketers -- not just stats on Pinterest demographics (yes, we know, +90% female), but also by 'how' us ladies are using it. Pretty useful insight.
bottle cap candles, burn 1 to 1.5 hours ~ great for travel or to use when you're entertaining on the deck at night...soooo easy to make! These would make adorable little gifts bundled in a bag and tied with a string for stockings etc...
Carry Seasoning in a Straw Use straws to store salt, pepper, and spices for camping trips. Heat one end of a clear plastic straw with a lighter, then crimp it with your fingers or a multitool. Fill the straw with the desired seasoning, and repeat the process on the other end. Just snip off one of the ends when you’re cooking, and reseal it when you’re done. Store in a plastic bag in case of a leak