Abbie Carrier

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Precision targeting has gone too far

There are a lot of fights in media at the moment: overly didactic, simplified arguments such as YouTube vs TV, humans vs robots, print vs digital – …

Laser Scans Unveil a Network of Ancient Cities in Cambodia

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA — For decades, archaeologists here kept their eyes on the ground as they tramped through thick jungle, rice paddies and buffalo grazing fields, emerald green and soft with mud during the monsoon season.<p>They spent entire careers trying to spot mounds or depressions in the earth …

Scientists Reveal the Origin of The Scream’s Mysterious Stain

Like <i>Mona Lisa</i>’s smile, the origin of the unidentified white smudge staining Edvard Munch’s <i>The Scream</i> is one of art’s greatest mysteries. For decades, …

3D-print your own bones from everyone’s favorite fossil, Lucy

Admit it: You’ve always wanted your very own Australopithecus. Unfortunately, they’re extinct — but the best known representation of our 3-million-year-old ancestor, the famous fossil Lucy, is now more accessible than ever. Researchers have released high-resolution scans of some of her bones so …

Virtual reality gets starring role at Venice film festival

There will be a special salon at the event for viewing increasingly ambitious productions in the new immersive format<p>Venice, first of the big autumn film festivals, is the most glamorous, attracting big stars to Europe’s most beguiling location. But this year, virtual reality technology could steal …

Film Festivals

These 4 Massive Art Pieces Will be at Burning Man 2016

Ah, <b>Burning Man</b> . You dusty, steamy, life-changing, oversized playground, you. Land of first-rate entertainment, birthplace of steel/wood dreams and …

10 Tips for Writing LinkedIn Blog Posts That Expand Your Influence

This is what I've learned from writing 100 posts on LinkedIn.<p>I just hit publish on my 100th blog post on LinkedIn.<p>When I started writing on LinkedIn nearly two and a half years ago, I wasn't sure about what I would even write about. I just knew I wanted to write.<p>After a few posts that attracted …

Google is going to crush your annoying mobile popup ads

There’s something about browsing on a smartphone that makes a minor intrusion like a pop-up ad feel like a rabid gargoyle is clawing at your windpipe. Google feels your pain, and now it’s putting web publishers who engage in intrusive tactics on death notice: Clean up your mobile web pages or risk …

5 Types Of Content You Shouldn't Be Publishing Anymore

If you want to stay relevant in the field of content marketing, you need to constantly refine and update your strategy. “Successful” content needs to fulfill a number of conditions in different areas, all of which are influenced by external variables and change over time. For example, your content …

Underwater Archaeologists Are Exploring an Undisturbed WWII Battlefield

NOAA explorers are bringing the "Battle of the Atlantic" back to life.<p>Two years ago, archaeologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discovered something incredible at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Just off the coast of North Carolina's Cape Hatteras, a sunken …