Le Théâtre du Nouveau Monde “Bourgeois Gentilhomme” campaign on Twitter

November 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“Le Théâtre du Nouveau Monde in Montréal makes a big impact with social media. The theater’s challenge was getting a younger audience interested in traditional theater and promote an upcoming production of a classic Molière comedy with a very limited budget.
Three characters issued more than a thousand tweets in Molière’s style and built a following of more than 1,000 fans.”

Free Hugs (Abrazos Gratis), Change Your World with Real Social Connections

August 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Human contact, the ultimate social technology can change the world, one at a time.
Shift your attitude and shift the world. 🙂

When the iPad Meets Velcro

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The iPad in theoretical context 🙂

Cultural Analytics: High-performance Computing and the Humanities

May 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Lev Manovich, UC San Diego, delivers a paradigm on the quantitative end in the humanities, Cultural Analytics. The project is Visualizing Patterns in Databases of Cultural Images and Video. The focus is on automatic analysis of visual and media culture: video games, mass media, visual art and cinema.

The intent is analyzing cultural documents through information visualization, currently limited to the study of formal qualities of historical works of Art.

Sinek: How leaders inspire action

May 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” For example, Apple starts with why it does what it does, progresses through how it’s different, and then talks about what it offers.

Leadership Lessons from a Dancing Guy

March 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Partial Transcript:
“If you are a version of the shirtless dancing guy, all alone, remember the importance of nurturing your first few followers as equals, making everything clear about the movement, not you. Be public. Be easy to follow!

There is no movement without the first follower … The best way to make a movement, if you really care, is to courageously follow and show others how to follow.” Derek Sivers

Robert Sapolsky on the Uniqueness of Humans

January 20, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Been following Robert’s research for a few years, offering applicable insights into our nature as a species. Sapolsky speaks about the uniqueness of humans in relation to the rest of the animal world, topics include aggression, theory of mind, the golden rule, and desire. (37 min)

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