Philip Yan

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Ad-blocking software threatens growing, critical realm of digital ads

The media industry is facing a moment of reckoning.<p>Like never before, consumers have the ability to reject the intrusion of digital advertising. Apple Inc.'s announcement in June that the latest update to its mobile operating system would allow people to download ad blockers for its Safari Web …

Internet advertising does work — here are 9 of the most effective campaigns of this year to prove it

The average click-through-rate on display ads in the US is just 0.06%, according to Google. But many creative digital marketing campaigns do manage to break the mold.<p>To celebrate digital ad creativity and effectiveness, US trade body the Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its second annual …

Enlarge in print (cartoon)

Another great cartoon by Jeff Stahler. <i>Via GoComics.</i>

The Critical Thinking Buddy System

Do you remember the Buddy System in grade school? When you went on field trips, you were likely assigned someone to be your “buddy” for the duration …

12 Pivotal Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki | Inc.com

Guy Kawasaki is well known for his support of innovation and entrepreneurship, having been an early employee of Apple, then going on to start, advise, and assist a number of successful technology companies.<p>He also claims to be one of the only people to work for Steve Jobs twice and survive. He …

Entrepreneurship

The right way to ask users to review your app

How Circa News got 90% 5-star ratings<p><b>tl;dr:</b> 1) Build a great app, 2) Don’t annoy your users, 3) Ask nicely, don’t beg<p>Since Circa News has been …

UX Design

How to Make Print Covers More Effective Online | @Issue Journal of Business & Design

A great book cover should be striking, memorable, profound, and, most of all, eye-catching. It should pull a reader across a bookstore with a flash …

Occupy Central Civil Disobedience Movement (Umbrella/Fishball Revolution)

“Resist [Chinese President] Xi Jinping. Take to the street on July 1,” they shouted.<p>They also referred to a series of prosecutions in recent weeks, …

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Mashup generation: Why parents and kids are spinning a common playlist

The other week, my 13-year-old son was looking for a lost winter hat in our basement cupboards and discovered my album collection. Not that he hadn't noticed it before. I could only assume that his age had brought the meaning of those moulding boxes into sharper focus. Could he have them?<p>Within an …

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