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Wired and Cisco Collaborate on Crowdsourced Tablet Mag

Last month, Wired Insider, Wired's marketing and promotion arm, announced that it would embark on a daunting experiment in magazine-making: Assemble …

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Improve the Quality of Your Email List with Social Media

One of the most profitable marketing channels online is email. The value of email marketing lies entirely in your list of customer emails, especially since 93 percent of consumers check their email and see at least one permission-based email daily.<p>Email presents an opportunity to get your content …

Bored at Your Desk? Kill Time Feeding Some Real Fish via This Web App

Sometimes it can be relaxing to peer into a fish tank and just pass a few minutes in quiet contemplation. Just you and the fish. But if you’re at work, this isn’t really a very practical way of de-stressing.<p>Luckily for you, Mindworks Innovation Lab has created Aquard.io – a virtual aquarium Web app …

ViziCities: Data Visualizations and 3D Cityscapes

If you like maps, data and funky graphics you might like this.<p>For the past year, UX designer Peter Smart and former Mozilla technical evangelist Robin Hawkes have been working on a project called ViziCities, an open-source platform that creates 3D visualizations of cities around the world. The code …

IDrive Considered Mining Bitcoins On Off-Hours

Cloud backup service IDrive looked into mining bitcoins during off-peak hours as an alternative revenue stream, but it dropped the plan after estimating that it would produce only a handful of bitcoins per year.<p>IDrive’s 3,000 servers are active at night when users are backing up their files, but …

How the internet of things could make media physical again

Not so long ago, every act of consumption began with a ritual. We pulled records from sleeves and perched them on turntables, slid books from shelves, watched as VHS tapes were ingested with a soft ca-chunk. Qleek, from Paris-based startup Ozenge, aims to return our digital media to a state in …

How do you bring the internet of things to the consumer? Two perspectives.

This week we focused (inadvertently) on how to get consumers to adopt the internet of things is large numbers. First up is Om Malik and I chatting …

Mirantis pushes for “open-source” certification of OpenStack drivers

Mirantis, the systems integration shop that has morphed into an OpenStack distribution provider, is pushing the community as a whole to certify the …

Delving into the series of tubes: How internet backhaul works and why we need more

Most consumers don’t know how their Spotify streams get to their phones or wireless speakers, how their cell phone calls are sent from their city to …

In praise of the humble smart plug: Are outlets the gateway for the internet of things?

Are smart plugs the trojan horse that will bring the internet of things and the smart home to mainstream consumers? My colleague Om Malik thinks so, …

Intel’s biggest, baddest cores launch for fat servers and big data

Intel has launched its latest top-of-the-line chips for servers. These are the bruisers that make up the silicon in high performance computing and …

Google vet’s move to Snapchat raises specter of (gasp!) non-cloud deployment

Nothing raises the hackles of a cloud provider more than the slightest notion that a customer might move more of its precious IT load back in house. …

A Website Design Process

A Website Designed is a process explanation infographic, created by John Furness of Simple Square, highlights the phases of creating a website for a …

A Visual Guide to What Colors Communicate

When you are designing your blog or website, how do you decide what colors to use? Your choice will make a difference on how others receive and …

The Rise in Mobile Video

The Rise in Mobile Video from Digital Surgeons takes a look at the confluence of data behind the growth of mobile devices and the growth of video …

The Color Emotion Guide

The Color Emotion Guide arranges well known company logos into a rainbow of emotion to help readers understand which logos are using color to create …

17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves

17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves is a how-to infographic that walks the reader through optimizing their LinkedIn profile page. Published by …

How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam

How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam from Mixergy and Lemon.ly lays out the top 10 tips for successfully using your webcam.<p><i>No matter who you are and how</i> …

Thanksgiving Timed Right

Thanksgiving Timed Right is a timeline infographic from allrecipes.com that helps everyone plan when to start cooking each dish for Thanksgiving …

Seven Myths of Email Marketing

The Seven Myths of Email Marketing infographic from Alchemy Worx addresses many of the misconceptions about email marketing head on.<p><i>Many beliefs that</i> …

29 Powerful Tools for a Social Media Marketer

A Productive Day in the Life of a Social Media Marketer from Razor Social is a great use of an infographic design within a larger content strategy …

Information Destruction Through History

Information Destruction Through History from Global Data Vault explores and quantifies the worst data disasters in history.<p><i>Information the most</i> …

Where in the World are the Best Schools and the Happiest Kids?

The best test scores don’t always mean the happiest kids at school. The Best Schools and the Happiest Kids visualizes the results from a worldwide …

Cool Infographics: Best Practices Group on LinkedIn

I am excited to announce the launch of a new LinkedIn Group, Cool Infographics: Best Practices. I have personally been a part of many great …

The Beautiful Flow of Pi

Flow Of Life Flow Of Pi. Cristian Ilies Vasile designed this visualization of the first 1,000 digits of the mathematical constant pi using Circos to …

The "Perfectly Optimized" Page

The “Perfectly Optimized” Page infographic states that there is no such thing as a “Perfect Page”. But don’t be discouraged! Moz.com presents 3 key …