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Cool Visualization: Putting Time In Perspective

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I’ve always been fascinated by time, the most precious resource. I’m also clearly a fan of infographics and data visualizations. At the intersection of those two, there’s a cool series of graphics over on the blog wait but why showing time in context

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October 9, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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HBR Also Realizing Voicemail Is Irrelevant

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In 2011, I shared thinking that voicemail is basically irrelevant in a text-driven world. Since that time leaving voicemail has, from a cultural and utilitarian standpoint, continued to slip from dated to obnoxious.

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September 30, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Your Commute Is Likely A Cause Of Unhappiness

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I stumbled upon a report from the Scandinavian Journal of Economics titled: Stress that doesn’t pay: the commuting paradox. The abstract of the report was, as follows:

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September 24, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Anyone (Still) Ignoring Technology Needs To Retire

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Last week I presented on a keynote panel with Duane Forrester from Microsoft and Daina Middleton, CEO at Performics at Search Engine Strategies SF. There’s a quick wrap up of our session  on Search Engine Watch if you want to get an overview of the discussion.

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September 18, 2013 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Beware Fluff “Professions” Of Tomorrow

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Fluff digital “skills” if you can even call them that have been around forever. The perfect example of one is social media (this is why certification is absurd and masters programs make even less sense). By itself social is not a skill, merely a meta layer for expression and collaboration talented individuals have used organically since the web existed.

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September 9, 2013 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Sugar & Soda: The Cigarettes Of The Future

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I recently came across a New York Times story with the provocative headline: Is Sugar Toxic? If you haven’t seen it yet, the entire story is worth reading and provides a look at just how dangerous sugar may be in our diets.

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September 4, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits