hobbies

hobbies

How Getting Engaged Ruined Facebook For Me

www.businessinsider.com
I got engaged recently.  Getting engaged ruined Facebook for me. Why, you ask? I consider myself a typical Facebook user, and I err on the side of less sharing. I write on my friends' walls on their birthdays. I post an occasional photo and change my profile picture once a...
How Getting Engaged Ruined Facebook For Me

12 More Websites To Show You the Hottest Twitter Topics

www.makeuseof.com
In the past two articles, 9 Websites To Show You The Hottest Stuff on Twitter Now and 10 More Websites To Show You The Hottest Twitter Topics we’ve taken a look at just how much information can be found when you dig a little deeper on Twitter. Going beyond the...
12 More Websites To Show You the Hottest Twitter Topics

Hobbyists

www.avc.com
One of my favorite posts in the past month came from Chris Dixon. It is short and sweet, just the way I like a blog post. In the post Chris lays out three constituencies to the startup economy; business people, engineers, and hobbyists. And he makes the point that hobbyists...
Hobbyists

comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

thenextweb.com
With record traffic numbers and spending increases in multiple corners of the world, it’s no big surprise that retail e-commerce is still growing. In fact, 2012 was a record year, with $186.2 billion in retail e-commerce sales. The latest figures come from comScore, which says 2012 was actually a 15...
comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession
When iCloud isn't enough: balancing other cloud storage options

Free Social Media Advice for Brands: Find Your Obsessions

www.theatlantic.com
Brands continue to flock to social media, but the massive growth phase for most networks is over and you no longer are going to rise with the tide. Now, if you want mindshare, you're going to have to fight for it. I'm here to help.I should admit up front that...
Free Social Media Advice for Brands: Find Your Obsessions
Can you ever really delete yourself from the Internet?

Subaru letting owners show loyalty, hobbies with free badge program

www.autoblog.com
Filed under: Etc., Marketing/Advertising, Subaru Have you seen those Subaru commercials that feature mud-covered Outbacks? You know, the ones where they talk about the thick layer of terra firma as a badge of honor? Well, if you don't like your Subie to stay filthy for long, Subaru has another way...
Subaru letting owners show loyalty, hobbies with free badge program
Tim Cook: I'm not going to permit the undoing of Apple's unique culture

daily bizcard 11: fred wilson

gapingvoid.com
Today’s “Daily Bizcard” design, “Puck”, goes to one of my New York blogging posse, Fred Wilson. Fred is very successful venture capitalist, a partner in Union Square Ventures. I first became aware of him via his blog, AVC.com, which I was turned on to by Nick Denton. Besides always...
daily bizcard 11: fred wilson

Facebook Hightlights Your Hobbies With New Enhancements To Reading, Fitness & Entertainment Actions

marketingland.com
Those heavy users of Facebook lifestyle apps will soon be able to share more information with their friends, that will gain more engagement. New actions will be displayed for these apps that will more accurately express just want was performed/seen or red. The new actions for lifestyle apps are as... Please visit Marketing Land...
Facebook Hightlights Your Hobbies With New Enhancements To Reading, Fitness & Entertainment Actions
Jeff Bezos, the Underwater Spaceship-Saving Billionaire

Contour's new mount, watersports kits help bring its cameras with you in the water, snow or dirt

www.engadget.com
As Contour continues to do battle with GoPro over the action-sport POV camera market, its latest offensive centers around prepackaged activity-specific mount kits that should make it easier for customers to pick one up and go. Also new is an all-in-one ContourRoam watersports kit that includes the HD camera...
Contour's new mount, watersports kits help bring its cameras with you in the water, snow or dirt

Amazon launches "Send to Kindle" button for web publishers and WordPress blogs

paidcontent.org
Amazon is now allowing publishers to add “Send to Kindle” buttons to their websites and WordPress blogs, the company announced on the Kindle blog Tuesday. It can be integrated into WordPress blogs as well. The Washington Post, Time magazine and the blog Boing Boing are already using the button. Amazon presents “Send...
Amazon launches "Send to Kindle" button for web publishers and WordPress blogs

Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan likes to horse around

tech.fortune.cnn.com
With Splunk, Godfrey Sullivan pulled off one of 2012's strongest IPOs. But it's his hobbies and no-drama management that have made his reputation. FORTUNE -- Godfrey Sullivan has an odd idea of fun. For the past two decades the 59-year-old chairman and CEO of data analytics firm Splunk has competed...
Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan likes to horse around

Here's What Tim Cook Just Said About The TV Business (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Tim Cook seemed to drop some hints Apple is preparing to get more serious about the TV business in the near future. Speaking in San Francisco at an investors conference held by Goldman Sachs, Cook said the current Apple TV business is a "hobby," but "Apple doesn't do hobbies...
Here's What Tim Cook Just Said About The TV Business (AAPL)

Sellers making real money, five bucks at a time (video)

news.cnet.com
Fiverr.com is an online marketplace for unusual goods and services that you probably never really knew you needed or were for sale. But for some sellers, monetizing their hobbies and skills has raked in serious cash. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports. [Read more]...
Sellers making real money, five bucks at a time (video)
Facebook Acqhires Storylane Because It's Time To Fight Tumblr

Political IT: How campaigns mine the Web - part 2

www.computerworld.com
Advocacy groups and political campaigns have unparalleled access to vast amounts of new and very detailed data on voters interests, hobbies, lifestyles and political leanings. Organizations are grappling with how to best exploit these vast troves of unstructured data without upsetting their constituencies....
Political IT: How campaigns mine the Web - part 2

Cisco VP Goes Tony Soprano On Employees: Tracking Down the Company's Memo Leaker is 'Now My Hobby'

betabeat.com
Mr. Quinn (Photo: RIP.edu) When you hire a former CIA operations officer to be a VP at your tech company, you have to expect that he’ll bring a little of his spy training with him. Such is the case with Cisco VP Mike Quinn, who is so furious at...
Cisco VP Goes Tony Soprano On Employees: Tracking Down the Company's Memo Leaker is 'Now My Hobby'
Living with Roku and the rest: indie streaming boxes offer a lot of choice without many options
Tim Cook's yearbook photos show Apple CEO as 'studious' high school freshman
Storylane Combats Social Media Glibness With A Sharing Platform For In-Depth Stories And Opinions

TomTom's Nike+Sportwatch gets revamped, adds NikeFuel, subtracts price (video)

www.engadget.com
Nike and TomTom have updated the GPS-toting Sportwatch to include NikeFuel and maintain parity with its FuelBand active bracelet. NikeFuel is a universal standard that converts your exertions into a normalized score -- great for when you want to want to compare your exertions against friends with different hobbies....
TomTom's Nike+Sportwatch gets revamped, adds NikeFuel, subtracts price (video)
Build Your Own Dark Paper Craft Gods With Foldable.Me

Eat, browse and prosper: How the Internet is bringing obscure food communities to life

thenextweb.com
The Internet is responsible for many things. Ubiquitous access to media and information. Instant communication. A scarily short news cycle. We even participate in virtual worlds with thousands of other people, escaping from the stress of day-to-day life with a click. One of its most amazing qualities is the way...
Eat, browse and prosper: How the Internet is bringing obscure food communities to life
Productivity Porn: 7 specific ways to achieve better work/life balance
Tim Cook on Apple TV: 'Apple doesn't do hobbies as a general rule'

QOTD: Plumbing Problems at Cisco

allthingsd.com
Now I know you do not have it in you to stand up and admit what you did, so I will now make you my “hobby.” Ask around you will find out that I like to work on my hobbies. – In an open letter to employees, Cisco VP of...
QOTD: Plumbing Problems at Cisco

Interest-based social network CircleMe opens to the public, launches a location-aware iPhone app

thenextweb.com
We first took a look at social network, CircleMe in October when it launched in private beta. The site makes it easy to create an online profile for yourself, showcasing ‘all of your favourite things’ – sites, movies, books, music, hobbies – whatever you can think of. At the heart of...
Interest-based social network CircleMe opens to the public, launches a location-aware iPhone app
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?