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How an Agency Is Helping This College Student's Nonprofit Talk About Periods
Swift is helping this 19-year-old educate the country about periods.
Here's What Would Happen If Ad Agencies Hired Drones as Employees
Sure, drones are almost taking people's heads off at TGI Friday's. But they can be loyal and useful airborne employees for brave ad agencies willing to embrace the future.Or maybe they'll just wreak havoc.
How Automation and Big Data are Helping to Feed the World
The food producing system is changing and thanks to the most cutting-edge automation technologies and big data they can better feed the world.
How iPads are helping build Disney World expansion
In business, the usefulness of tablets tend to get overhyped, but in specialized cases they can be invaluable. Here's an example of iPads being used in construction at the latest Walt Disney World expansion.
Positions filled at top rail regulatory agency
Senate confirmation of Patrick Fuchs and Martin Oberman could be catalyst for STB Chairman Ann Begeman to take action on pending shipper proposals.
The Amazing Drones Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use To Beam Internet To The Entire World
How social entrepreneurship is making a difference in the world
We have grown accustomed to the Silicon Valley zeal driving startups to develop new technologies that will disrupt the market in yet another way. On-demand..
Why millions of people are helping Google build the most accurate Maps in the world
Why Google flew out almost 100 people from all around for a special conference at its HQ
The world's saddest plant is helping me understand my daughter's teen years
A few years ago, I was looking for some kind of large and indestructible plant that would make our house seem like a lush oasis in the dead of winter. Perhaps it was a bit of a tall order. My children tagged along, distracted by the bird feeders and whirligigs. "A plant! A living thing!" I reminded them. At one point I lost track of my 11-year-old daughter, only to eventually find her stroking the leaves of the saddest, most miserable-looking plant I…
Gene-Edited Food Is Coming, Regulatory Questions Remain
The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. By early next year,...
Why SEO Is Not Helping The Little Guys
In this post, we’ll examine recent changes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and what these changes mean for digital marketing strategy. TL;DR: Current SEO prioritizes the most prominent brands, making it difficult for smaller brands to achieve high enough organic rankings to drive significant traffic to their sites. Paid search engine advertising is one of …
OK, but what about in-store drone delivery?
If drone delivery of packages to homes are far from passing the muster of legislators, how about drone delivery to shoppers in stores? A temporary Crocs store in Tokyo this past weekend tested the delivery of purchases to in-store shoppers Described by New York’s Daily News as a "life-size shoe vending machine," the "Flying Norlin Project," which was open from Mar. 5 to 8 at Tokyo Midtown, enabled guests to use one of the store’s iPads to first select a color and size…
US proposes rollback of drone rules, steps to ease security concerns
More than two years after receiving warnings about a regulatory loophole that could put law enforcement at risk from booby-trapped drones, the Federal Aviation Administration said it will use a truncated public process to fix the problem within two weeks The move was part of a dizzying array of proposed rules and regulatory changes published last week by the Trump administration, which wants to roll back…
Drone Riot: The Ultimate Guide to Drone Filmmaking
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Marijuana Regulatory Agency issues emergency rules for recreational marijuana
The Marijuana Regulatory Agency has issued emergency rules for adult-use marijuana in Michigan. The rules definitely signal a different attitude toward marijuana in Lansing, particularly in...
Tips for Shooting Video With a Drone
Drones provide a unique angle and make a great addition to any video shoot at a fraction of the cost.
What Marketers and Agencies Want Out of Analytics
On average, client-side marketers from around the world (though primarily from Europe) estimate that 43% of the analytics data they collect is useful for driving decision-making, while agencies similarly estimate that 40% is useful, per a recent study [download page] from Econsultancy and Lynchpin. The survey finds substantial year-over-year increases in the percentage of marketers… Read More »
A look at how museums are helping show art to the blind
There are an estimated 253 million blind or visually impaired people in the world, according to the World Health Organization. These millions of people are often left out when it
Selling your agency, a how-to guide, Part 4: Making the deal happen
In Part 4 of a series, columnist David Rodnitzky walks you through non-financial deal terms and offers tips on choosing the right acquirer and working with lawyers.