Daniel Parscale

14 Flips | 4 Magazines | 78 Likes | 19 Following | 4 Followers | @dparscale | A scrappy digital marketer. Ethics, humanities, and wonderful food pique my interest.

A 40-year-old technology still beats Facebook for getting people to visit websites

Image: Rachel Johnson<p>Image: Rachel Johnson<p>EMAIL DELIVERS AS much website traffic for Irish e-commerce businesses as every social media network …

Siri’s creators will debut next-gen AI assistant next week

Siri has been gradually getting better since its debut in 2011, but some of its original creators are set to introduce its successor, Viv, next week — and, by all accounts, Siri better watch her back!<p>Having operated in stealth mode for more than a year, Viv’s arrival hopes to represent a …

Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

The Philosophy of Star Trek: The Kobayashi Maru, No-Win Scenarios, And Ethical Leadership

Starfleet’s no-win scenario training exercise tests ethical decision-making and leadership. Part of that ethical leadership is recognizing the limits of your powers, and deciding what to do in the face of those limits.<p>The Kobayashi Maru is a training simulation in which Starfleet cadets encounter a …

Science Fiction

This made-to-order service lets you press anything you want to vinyl

With a nostalgic look back into the more retro of times, there’s been a resurgence of interest in amassing physical collections of music, with vinyl …

Albums

Facebook just completely changed the way it charges advertisers — here's how people in the industry feel about it

From now on, advertisers who buy ads on a cost per click (or CPC) basis will only have to pay when users actually click a link to their brand's website or app. They will no longer have to pay when when the user likes, shares, or comments on the post.<p>The idea is that advertisers who care about link …

10 best-selling albums, songs and vinyl records in the first half of 2015

Taylor Swift has shaken off the vinyl competition, selling more LP records than any artist this year, including Sufjan Stevens, Arctic Monkeys, Miles …

Music

7 Free Tools That Will Shave Hours Off Social Media Management | Inc.com

It should come as no surprise that social media isn't going anywhere. Not only are businesses solidifying their presence on more social media networks, but they're also investing more in these channels. In fact, in 2014 alone, social media ad spend topped $8.5 billion, and that number is projected …

Social Media

Should You Stop Trying to 'Know SEO' for Your Business?

There have been multiple announcements that SEO is dead, usually followed by a vociferous response to the contrary.<p>As a marketing strategy the practice has certainly evolved dramatically, to a point where it is barely recognizable from the link farms and keyword stuffing that characterized the …

Sleepy, Stressed, or Sick?

Why thyroid diseases are so common—and still so mysterious<p>When I first suspected I was suffering from hypothyroidism, I did what any anxious, Internet-connected person would do and Googled "dysfunctional thyroid symptoms," and, in another tab, "hypothyroid thinning hair??" for good measure.<p>What …

Albert Einstein

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping