Adam Corkett

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Charismatic People Do These 7 Things, According to Science

Recent scientific studies reveal the 'secret sauce' that helps great leaders influence and inspire us all.<p>Charisma is the ability to influence and inspire others merely by your presence. According to a recent article in <i>The Atlantic</i>, several new scientific studies reveal that charismatic people …

Charisma

In the poor heart of Glasgow, political loyalties melt away

Photograph: Murdo MacLeod /Observer<p>Old water towers at Cranhill. Possibly the area’s most famous former residents are Angus Young and brother Malcolm who found stardom after they moved to Australia and formed AC/DC. Their now demolished house stood in front of this strange …

Scottish Government

A new era begins!

Hi!<br>We have a really good news guys! Adobe has updated the flash platform roadmap.<b>What did they announce?</b><br>Final release of iOS packaging time …

Are Moocs the best chance we have to satisfy a global thirst for education?

"There are certainly Mooc junkies, who take them for no other reason than they're free and they like hanging out," grins Dr Ben Brabon of Edgehill university, whose massive open online course in vampire fiction is one of only two accredited Moocs currently on offer in the UK.<p>Brabon isn't …

Photographer Dad Takes Super Fun & Creative Photos of His Girls

Jason Lee, photographer and father, has taken a photo series of his adorable girls Kristin and Kayla in a variety of silly and creative situations. …

Angry Birds

GrowCube promises to grow food with ease indoors (hands-on)

Food. It's a bit of a big issue. After all, half the world doesn't have enough, and the other half has so much it doesn't really know where it comes from. Chris Beauvois, a software developer turned inventor, has created a device that could potentially solve both of these problems in a single …

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Amsterdam<p>Brand Design Intern<br>• Front-end Developer<br>• Interaction Design Intern<br>• UX/CX Director<p>Berlin<p>Business Development Manager<br>• Design Intern<br>• Fullstack …

Business Development

Why every work experience placement must count

Like many students, the thought of finishing university with a piece of paper saying that I have a degree, but no job to go with it, is disheartening. This fear has encouraged me to go out and get work experience.<p>When I started my degree I began to search for placements. I wanted as much hands on …

Monetizing Photos and Video Clips in the New World of Bits

Icons copyright creadib<p>As a disruptive technology, online photo sharing marked the end of the Kodak era and helped usher in Facebook, Instagram and …

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

The Evolution of Permission Marketing: What You Need to Succeed in 2013 - Copyblogger

Are you familiar with the phrase <i>Permission Marketing</i>?<p>If you’re trying to sell anything online (including your ideas), you should be.<p>In 1999, a …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part II]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. If you haven’t read the first article in this series, I would kindly recommend you to start with Posing …

Abstract Photos Created by Repeating Everyday Household Items

To imitate photographer Nick Albertson‘s work, you’ll need a camera, household items purchased in bulk, and an eye for the beautiful and abstract. …

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Never Give Stores Your ZIP Code. Here's Why

Why do merchants sometimes ask us for our ZIP code when we buy something?<p>I recently visited the Mob Museum in Las Vegas, an interesting addition to Sin City’s attractions. I paid my admission with a credit card, prompting the museum ticket seller to ask me: “What’s your ZIP code?”<p>When I paused for …

Facebook Now Has 1 Million Advertisers

Facebook now has 1 million companies and brands advertising on its platform, according to Reuters. This figure represents active advertisers, meaning …

Advertising

Twitter Snags Local Social Discovery Firm Spindle

Spindle, a local discovery startup that offered users "the best social updates" from establishments in about a dozen North American metro areas, has …

snags

Twitter acquires Spindle, a 'news feed for your neighborhood'

Good news for the folks at Spindle came today, as the provider of hyperlocal offers from businesses was acquired by Twitter. Described by the company as, "a tool for tuning into your surroundings," the service pulls updates from Twitter and Facebook and categorizes offers around themes such as …

STUDY: The State of Social Marketing – Vision, purpose and value drive a new era of digital engagement

In an era when media is largely created and broadcast by the few to the many, social media emerged to facilitate the co-creation of media in addition …

Customer Experience

4 Common Content Marketing Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Content marketing is the buzz word for 2013, but as recent studies are demonstrating, there are a few common mistakes that marketers are making with …

Yes, you’ve chased your kids off Facebook—here’s where they went

Ricardo Moraes / Reuters<p>Has your Facebook feed become quieter lately? Once the hub of communication, it seems that the majority of people posting are Martha Stewart, your sister-in-law who wants you to play Bubble Witch Saga and your old high school friends that you haven't seen in years. Where are …