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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bacon Alarms and Talking Hands: Tech Marketing is Getting Weird [VIDEO]

The video started off like any other high concept fashion video would: A beautiful woman in a scenic restaurant, a whispered narration reciting a poetic script, bacon raining down from the sky — wait a minute, bacon rain? 

Link: Bacon Alarms and Talking Hands: Tech Marketing is Getting Weird [VIDEO] via mashable.com

Ready For the Social Singularity? Big Data & Big Noise

Joe Fernandez is the Founder and CEO of Klout, the standard for influence. While his jaw was wired shut for nearly three months after surgery, Joe began to develop a deep fascination with the evolution of influence within the social web. 

Link: Ready For the Social Singularity? Big Data & Big Noise via fora.tv

Seth’s Blog: The bacon/Yelp correlation

What is New York’s favorite way to eat oatmeal? If you try to reverse engineer preferences from Yelp reviews, you’re likely to make a common error. It turns out that bacon-as-a-topping comes up often in Yelp…

Link: Seth’s Blog: The bacon/Yelp correlation via sethgodin.typepad.com

What would a computer cook for dinner?

Anybody who has been to British chef Heston Blumenthal’s world-famous Fat Duck restaurant in the UK village of Bray will know that strange flavours do work together. There egg and bacon ice cream, snail porridge and tobacco-infused chocolate were born. Blumenthal has acquired something of a mad s…

Link: What would a computer cook for dinner? via http://www.bbc.co.uk

100% Renewable Energy Is Feasible and Affordable, According to Stanford Proposal

One of the greatest promises of the high-tech future, whether made explicitly or implicitly through shiny clean concept sketches, is that we will have efficient energy that doesn’t churn pollutants into the air and onto the streets. But here in the present, politicians and even many clean energy …

Link: 100% Renewable Energy Is Feasible and Affordable, According to Stanford Proposal via singularityhub.com