Emergent Futures Tumblelog

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Infographic: The Most Valuable Digital Consumers


 Nielsen and NM Incite, a Nielsen/McKinsey company, illustrate some findings that highlight digital consumer behaviors and consumption patterns that can help brand advertisers understand their most valuable customers and how they’re engaging across social, local and mobile.

Full Story: Nielsen

Posted at 1:37pm and tagged with: digital, internet, economic,.

Infographic: The Most Valuable Digital Consumers

 Nielsen and NM Incite, a Nielsen/McKinsey company, illustrate some findings that highlight digital consumer behaviors and consumption patterns that can help brand advertisers understand their most valuable customers and how they’re engaging across social, local and mobile.
Full Story: Nielsen

Lines of communication: delivering public services in the digital age


Councils are replacing face-to-face services with digital alternatives to meet the demands of residents

Full Story: The Guardian

Posted at 7:52pm and tagged with: politics, digital, government,.

Lines of communication: delivering public services in the digital age

Councils are replacing face-to-face services with digital alternatives to meet the demands of residents
Full Story: The Guardian
Moreover, publishers are eager to grab some of the ad dollars shifting to digital marketing. Advertisers are increasingly spending more of their advertising budget on digital initiatives at the expense of print.

VIRTUAL LAB RATS TO ASSIST IN DISEASE STUDY


Despite all their rage, lab rats are still just rats in a cage, right? Well, not any more. Thanks to computational biologist, Daniel Beard, the cage door will be somewhat opened, as he and his team has found a new breed to study — virtual rats.

Full Story: Discovery News

Posted at 4:40am and tagged with: tech, technology, science, digital,.

VIRTUAL LAB RATS TO ASSIST IN DISEASE STUDY

Despite all their rage, lab rats are still just rats in a cage, right? Well, not any more. Thanks to computational biologist, Daniel Beard, the cage door will be somewhat opened, as he and his team has found a new breed to study — virtual rats.
Full Story: Discovery News

Paul Higgins - I am sure there will still be a business. Just not sure how big it will be

Rolling Stone Founder: ‘It’s a Mistake’ to Make Magazines Available Digitally - Techland - TIME.com (via mediafuturist)

Posted at 5:37pm and tagged with: digital, media, publishing, disruption, tech, technology,.

The future of magazine publishing may be digital, but that future is further away than you’d think, according to Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner, who believes that the publishing industry’s push towards digital publishing is a “rush to throw away [the] magazine business [through] just sheer insanity and insecurity and fear.”

My comment: well, this future just won’t be Jann’s then, I would guess ;)

nycdigital:

NYC: Thank you for contributing thousands of comments to help shape New York City government’s digital strategy. Today we’re excited to present our plan for NYC’s digital future, Road Map for the Digital City. Download it here.

Posted at 7:20pm and tagged with: digital, social media, tech, technology, cities,.

nycdigital:

NYC: Thank you for contributing thousands of comments to help shape New York City government’s digital strategy. Today we’re excited to present our plan for NYC’s digital future, Road Map for the Digital City. Download it here.