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MIT Agrees: The Internet Is Disrupting Religion

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I’ve been writing about religion here for years as for some reason too many marketing and tech bloggers are uncomfortable with it. But that’s silly because it is a topic highly worth exploring from a sociological perspective.

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April 15, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Legacy Media: Increasingly Irrelevant To Millennials & Tech Savvy

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We continue to see legacy media do a great job to position themselves for irrelevance. Two recent examples support this trend we’ve been documenting over the past several years follow as today’s quick post.

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March 27, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Education Is The Key To Improving Your Analysis Skills

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I’ve written previous posts sharing how data is everyone’s domain, that we need more people with serious data chops, and how data-driven leadership is your organization’s future. So I’m excited to share today our team is launching the next course in our Analytics MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).

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March 4, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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BuzzFeed Bashes Creative Use Of Data, Then Tries To Hire Data Geek

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BuzzFeed is apparently trying to hire a data editor (see the job listing here, we’ve also screencapped it below for when it’s eventually taken down):

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February 7, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Headlines Against Humanity: A Brilliant Commentary On The State Of Media

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One of the most important things for media to master is the art of the headline, as is the art of the lede. Unfortunately the former is frequently abused purely for the sake of clicks from the average social media user. It’s become less art, more pandering.

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January 7, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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NYT Columnist Proves (Again) Op-Eds Are Out Of Touch With Society

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I love the NYT, it has always been one of my favorite publications I’ve read daily since I was a kid. However this opinion piece on marijuana reform is without question the single worst thing I think I’ve ever read on the site. Go read it, we’ll wait.

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January 3, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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