Scientific Fact: Men can multi-task!!
Shocking isn’t it!
Truth is we’ve being doing it for a while without even noticing it. According to research group GfK, who held a breakfast briefing this morning, we’ve begun to multi-task in our consumption of media. One of the short presentations made at the session was based on the Digital
Glass ceilings……any kind of ceiling would be good!
Ok, full disclosure, I am on the board of Plan Ireland. But for the 4th time they have brought out a ’Because I am a Girl’ report to highlight the lack of rights and equality that girls experience in the developing world.
OMG they banned TXT
Last Wednesday, India banned bulk mobile messaging for the days leading up to a religiously sensitive court decision. The reason given: to prevent the organization of religious riots. Analysts saw it as a highly unusual and bold move for the world’s largest democracy.
When I rule the world…
Facebook is just about to announce a deal with Skype to integrate SMS, video chat, and Facebook Connect. This is part of their plan to become the central communication portal online. It’s a win-win situation. Skype dominates the online calling space, but it needed a presence in Social Media where users are now
To infinity and beyond…
Samsung and the Viral Factory have created a space stunt to demonstrate just how tough a Samsung memory card really is. In mid-October, a weather balloon will carry 100 paper airplanes, loaded with memory cards, 30,000 meters into the sky. Once in the stratosphere the planes will be released to
I wish I hadn't done that
This months IMJ arrived into the agency on Friday and I have to admit, i immediately flicked to the back to see what i’d written. You see, i wrote this month’s “I wish i’d done that” section and now i wish i didn’t.
Exit this way
This week the CSO published figures of Ireland’s 2010 migration patterns. We are seeing the highest levels of net migration (that’s the difference between those coming and going) since 1989.
Media is not Social
Interesting talk by David Armano on TEDx. He makes an obvious point, but one that we often forget…media is not social, people are. Or to put it another way, Social Media is simply a “how”, not a “what”. With the number of bright, new shiny things bombarding us, it’s no
Jumping the gun.
The new Cadbury ‘Spots V Stripes’ campaign has been playing on my mind recently. In principle I really like it. They’re an official sponsor of the 2012 Olympics in London and the idea lives up to the spirit of competition inherent in the games themselves. The main TV ad is