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Un-Standard for Measuring Social Media

I was scrolling through Twitter the other day and @craigritchie posted a link to an interesting article about a unique take that KDPaine and Partners is taking when trying to measure social media. It seems that almost all of my conversations lately have been about the need for some sort of standard metrics for social [...]

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The Code Factory

A wonderful new meeting place has been developed in downtown Ottawa called The Code Factory. I was asked by the owner, Ian Graham, to Podcast their first event about Social Media for Business Marketing. The Ottawa Network is proud to present a “Social Media for Business Marketing” Round Table event. We’ve assembled a group of [...]

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Google Trends

Google Labs created the web based application Trends in 2004. Yesterday the company announced the evolution of this tool: The Internet search leader is expanding its existing Google Trends service to allow users to see underlying numerical data on the popularity of any particular search in Google’s vast database of search terms, relative to others. [...]

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Infographics of TED Presentations

I had the great pleasure of meeting Ken and Rebecca Hope from Motive8 Infographics at the VizThink conference this year. Our discussions at the conference, along with the Podcast we published prior to the event, has lead to our partnering for Information Architecture and Infographics services for clients around the world. I recently found this [...]

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Epigenetics Shapes User Experience

In a recent article in Scientific American Mind Magazine, research in a new field called Epigenetics is showing how a lack of affection and other traumatic experiences can change the way we perceive the world around us: Experiences can literally change a person’s mind by chemically coating the DNA that controls its function. Instead of [...]

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