brettmowry

19 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 10 Following | @brettmowry | Keep up with brettmowry on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “brettmowry”

Huge Leak Reveals Possible Key Specs Of HTC Sailfish

This October, Google is widely expected to release the next phones in its Nexus series. Leaks so far suggest that Google will ditch the Nexus name in favor of calling the phones Pixel and Pixel XL, currently operating with the codenames Sailfish and Marlin. And OnLeaks, one of the most credible …

Mobile Technology

Google's 'My Activity' is like your browser history on steroids

Google collects a ton of information about you. Pretty much everyone who cares about tech knows that, but now the company is looking to make it easier to control the data it has on throughout all your various devices.<p>According to Wired, you’ll soon see a prompt on Google services that, should you …

How to Invent a Language, From the Guy Who Made Dothraki

Author: K.M. McFarland. K.M. McFarland Culture<p>Date of Publication: 09.28.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>If you’re a science fiction or …

Language

Agencies Shift Into Consulting Role -- and Gain New Business

As consultancies like Accenture and Deloitte muscle onto agency turf, shops are turning the tables with new-practice groups that offer everything …

Advertising

The iPad finally gets a great productivity suite — and it’s not from Microsoft

A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but it’s actually from a small, publicly traded company called HopTo.<p>The Campbell, Calif.-based HopTo …

New retail analytics tackle business problems

Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, And Live Happily Ever After

One thing is for sure – I wish Miki Agrawal’s book DO COOL SH*Twas around four years ago, before I quit my day job and started my own business (I’m still working on the <i>Live Happily Ever After</i> part of the book’s subtitle). A masterful mix of personal stories, chapter summary takeaways and …

Steve Howard: Let's go all-in on selling sustainability

Tea Partyers’ grave fear: Why they disdain young people — even their own!

Sociologist Theda Skocpol tells Salon what drives the angry right — and what comes after the government shutdown<p>The past weeks’ showdown in Washington, D.C., has shocked and perplexed some observers. Theda Skocpol was not among them. Skocpol, a veteran Harvard professor, is the author of books on …

12 Counterintuitive Practices For Long-Term Success

Life is a complex combination of interactions, events, and relationships. We all chase “success,” but we struggle to define it. We all want true happiness, but we usually settle for the appearance of it. We all seek meaning, but we often succumb to doubt.<p>So how do we navigate this often-challenging …

Pepsi Mocks Coke’s Super Bowl Campaign, Coke Fires Back

Long-time Super Bowl adversaries Pepsi and Coca-Cola haven’t kept their jabs confined to official game-day commercial scripts. Today, in the lead-up to Super Bowl XLVII Pepsi–a major presence during the game with a pair of ads and the halftime show featuring Beyonce–poked at Coca-Cola’s own Super …

Twitter Deepens Ties to TV With Media Deals, Ad Targeting

Twitter is attempting to deepen its links to TV -- as well as skim TV ad budgets -- with a series of new media deals and technology to target ads at …

Retail analtytics and ped tracking

We write a lot about how technology is changing the shopping experience, but it’s important to recognize that technology and new retail analytics are …

Customer Service

Maria Bezaitis: The surprising need for strangeness

Wayne Brady To Bill Maher: 'I Will Beat Your Ass In Public' (VIDEO)

Even though Wayne Brady respects Bill Maher as a comedian and performer, there's no love lost between the two, thanks to Maher's repeated use of Brady as a punchline about Obama's lack of "black" cred.<p>Brady spoke about how Maher has characterized him back in July on Aisha Tyler's podcast, and on …

Why the Big, Bad Broadcast Upfronts Still Matter

While it can be invigorating to declare the upfronts anachronistic, obsolete or dead, you could easily argue the opposite: that they're more …