April, 2011


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Apr 11

Coke’s Friendship Machine

The people over at Coke came up with a brilliant idea. Two cokes for the price of one, however, you need a little help from your friends…

 


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Apr 11

Incredibly Beautiful Video of Skydiving

Just thought we would share this.


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Apr 11

Why Apple doesn’t swim in the Flash Pool

This is an interesting article/letter from Steve Jobs on why Apple doesn't support flash on their mobile devices. If you're new to this information here's a quick rundown: Websites are built using many languages, Flash is one of them. Flash enables sites to utilize dynamic animations and graphics that other languages don't support. Many websites are flash-based. Lots of them. However, one of the main prloblems is that flash is not SEO friendly. Therefore, when someone's Googling to find a good restaurant, say in Hartford, if there is a restaurant site built in flash, it's not going to show up in the search query. Apple doesn't support Flash for a number of reasons. To read Steve Job's take on it, GO here.


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Apr 11

High Tech Goes Old Fashioned

I would love one of these. Christopher Locke constructed this amazing “Analog Tele-Phonographer". A true speaker for the iPhone. Mom, put it on my christmas list! For more info and a video, GO


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Apr 11

Before I Die

Here is an incredible project by Candy Chang. Candy Chang is a public installation artist, designer, urban planner, and co-founder of Civic Center who likes to make cities more comfortable for people. This is a project called "Before I Die". Check out her site and enjoy some of her other projects. GO


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Apr 11

Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide

Check out Google's SEO starter guide! It contains lots of useful information for beginners and is even a good reference for experts. When creating or maintaining a website it's critical to incorporate much of the functionality / recommendations listed in this document. Grab a cup of coffee when you have some time and see how your website measures up!

 

 

 

 


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Apr 11

In Reference to Eva Muraya’s Speech

Here is the image Eva Muraya used in inspiring the small business owners of Kenya. She mentioned how moved she was when she first saw this image, how dark Kenya/Africa was compared to the rest of the world.

She then posed the question, "Who will turn the lights on in Africa?"


11
Apr 11

Super Sprayer – Graffiti

Pretty sweet video of an artist who spraypaints an amazing scene in under 5 minutes. Wow.

 


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Apr 11

Logo Evolution of 25 Famous Brands

Here is a good look at the evolution of some of the most familiar brands in business. 

GO


4
Apr 11

Kenya Follow up

Here was our reception in Rongo. It's shaky at first, but it settles down in a few seconds.