Those that know me, know that I am long robots. I’m of the opinion that eventually, robots will take many of our jobs and that we will live, not in a dystopian future, but in a future that is significantly altered by their proliferation. And perhaps it’s a future where many of us can pursue our own interests.Read Full Story
Over the last ten years, digital advertising has come a very long way. At the turn of 2010, we were only beginning to see the very early potential of video ads, we weren’t quite aware of the impact that social media would have on the industry and mobile phones were soon to introduce a new wave of digital advertising.Read Full Story
Larry Friedman, Ph.D. has had a long and storied career in market research: Chief Research Officer of TNS before his retirement, then Editor of GreenBook Blog for the last few years. In that role he ushered in a new benchmark of quality and a consistent vision of the role GreenBook Blog can play in furthering our goal of being the home of thought leadership in the insights & analytics industry.Read Full Story
A decade is a long time. I mean, just think back to the end of 2009.
Barack Obama was about to enter his first full year in the White House, Farmville was the flavor of the month with 83 million monthly users on Facebook, and Avatar had just hit movie theatres worldwide, becoming — at the time — the highest-grossing movie ever.
Flashtalking, A Primary Ad Serving Leader Formalizes Program, Extending Long History of Industry Integrations
Today, the leading ad server platform Flashtalking announced the Flashtalking Partnership Program.
“The Kiwi.com Virtual Global Supercarrier vision is a long run which we plan to fully achieve within three years,” says Oliver Dlouhý, CEO of Kiwi.com, at The Phocuswright Conference in Fort Lauderdale, USA.
The high-growth travel-tech company Kiwi.com has managed to catch the attention of many by being one of the most innovative companies of the last few years.
For a very long time, CMOs had to rely on disparate Marketing Attribution and Optimization techniques to understand how various online activities impact your offline conversion metrics. But, things are changing very quickly with maturity of the CRMs and Customer Data Platforms (CDPs).Read Full Story
Technology is changing the face of Marketing. In a complex, competitive and fragmented market, building long term loyalty is becoming more and more difficult for brands. At the heart of great customer engagement is a new Marketing mix of data, creativity, and technology.Read Full Story
The era of the activist consumer has long since arrived, and the signals of this growing movement are everywhere. Just recently, the world witnessed an estimated 4 million people participate in coordinated global climate crisis strikes after being inspired by 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg.Read Full Story
Aleyda Solis and Chris Long share their approaches to using Schema to increase organic search visibility.
Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
I had the opportunity to spend the last week in Boulder, CO for Boulder StartupWeek. StartupWeek is a week long event highlighting the startup and tech scene of a communty. It started in Boulder, but is now spreading. I wanted to share my experience and any takeways.
My notes were somewhat incomplete; apologies for all errors and omissions.
Happy back-to-school time everyone!
After a long vacation (in blogging terms), I’m returning with a brief paper review which conveniently allows me to continue to explain a few ideas from causal reasoning. Since I wrote this intro to causality, I have read a lot more about it, especially how it relates to recommender systems.
Marketing has evolved over time from,”You can have any color you want as long as it’s black” to just-in-time marketing messages that might lead to your brand posting on Reddit.Read Full Story
I can actually look up how long I have by logging into my Coinbase account, looking at the history of the Bitcoin wallet, and seeing this transaction I got back in 2012 after signing up for Coinbase. Bitcoin was trading at about $6.50 per. If I still had that 0.1 BTC, that’d be worth over $500 at the time of this writing.Read Full Story
If you have a long drive and no bluetooth or aux cord to listen to podcasts, NPR is easily the best alternative. Truck drivers agree with this statement no matter their overall views. For me, this was the case when driving home to Milwaukee from Ann Arbor where I went to a college friend’s wedding.Read Full Story
Not so long ago, I saw one of my data scientist friends speak in front of his whole company. He worked for two months on a great data project and he got some very cool findings with significant business value. He had 15 minutes to present everything. Unfortunately, he is not an experienced public speaker and his presentation didn’t go well.Read Full Story
Eleven months ago on a long train ride home, I wrote the first lines of code for a small platforming game. Little did I know that this prototype was the start of something much more than a just game — it was a dream that would become shared within an amazing team, and it was the greatest step in a personal journey that had begun over eight years ago.Read Full Story
h1. A review of my sleep
p(meta). 18 December 2012
For as long as I can remember, I have had sleep issues. I have tried various ways to fix this, but it doesn’t seem to get better. In fact, for the past few months, it seems to have gotten worse where I just wake up very early irregardless of the time I got to sleep.
Anyone who built software for a while knows that estimating how long something is going to take is hard.
It’s hard to come up with an unbiased estimate of how long something will take, when fundamentally the work in itself is about solving something.
One pet theory I’ve had for a really long time, is that some of this is really just a statistical artifact.
by Quentin Dumont | 3 min read
In a way, the public enthusiasm over “big data” long revolved around an embarrassing paradox. Despite resounding promises that data analytics would eventually benefit us all, data scientists have (so far) mostly kept themselves busy with the click-through rate of Californian tech giants, or the ad targeting of North American department stores.