A few formulas for determining rates for social media consulting
Followup to the New Yorker Northwest earthquake story, putting the risks in some perspective and outlining steps to prepare.
Examples of how DC's Sibley Memorial Hospital's Innovation Hub uses 24 hour sprints to try to innovate and solve problems. They look to other industries, use human-centered design principles, and use failure and bad ideas to produce good ones.
Presentation from John Allspaw and Paul Hammond's "10+ Deploys Per Day" presentation from Velocity 2009. Slides here: http://www.slideshare.net/jallspaw/10-deploys-per-day-dev-and-ops-cooperation-at-flickr?type=presentation
A 2006 HBR story that looks at switching costs, and why users devalue resdesigns (even if they work better) and why companies overvalue redesigns. Reference 9x: Users overvalue previous designs by 3x, Companies overvalue new designs by 3x.
"Researchers at native-advertising company Sharethrough says they have narrowed down a thousand words in the English language that are proven to elicit higher emotional engagement." Link via http://qz.com/441543/clickbait-alert-these-are-the-words-people-cant-resist-in-a-headline/
WBUR Here and Now feature highlighting Daniele Baldelli, Jose Padilla, cosmic electronica-style DJs.