Beards have been taken in an unlikely direction thanks to an intriguing summer trend. Flower beards are exactly what they sound like. From near and far, men everywhere have begun to place colourful f...
Do you ever leave a voicemail for someone and get an email back? Have you had people text you while you're in a meeting and then get grumpy if you don't immediately respond? Different communication styles can be generational or cultural. Wherever they come from they're important and they will materially affect your career success.
Frank Yang, Chromewaves
If Yahoo can acquire sites like Tumblr and Hulu while pushing beyond their history of being a Web portal, spending a billion dollars on a platform like Tumblr and/or Hulu could well be the cheapest way for a company of that size and magnitude to not only save itself, but rebuild its brand reputation as a leader in the digital world.
After recently completing her touring commitments behind "Visions," which picked won best electronic album at last weekend's Juno Awards, Montreal musician Claire Boucher, better known as Grimes, post...
There is no doubt that social media is contributing to great positive changes in our world. But we must not forget or ignore its dark side. Today, we have masses of information that are sent via instant messaging, tweeting, tumblr, YouTube. Speed is a priority, brevity is important. There are social implications that come with this technology. Among other things, we are losing accuracy and time for critical thinking. Tom Flanagan is a recent recipient of information fallout. Look how quickly he was judged and "dropped" by friends and peers. Is this our future: Fear of attacks on social media stifling different voices and difficult but necessary problem-solving?
Rich Kids Of Instagram
To all the anti-establishment hipsters lamenting technological advancement and the resulting popularity of social media: nostalgia for a bygone era is hardly avant-garde. Drastically different social norms are not an indication of societal "decline," but simply an indication of human nature's astounding ability to both create and adapt to change.
How do rich kids spend their time? It appears they have a lot of luxe-looking fun driving expensive cars, playing in pools, renting private jets and imbibing in overly large bottles of champagne -- ev...
Nicolas Sarkozy has officially lost the French presidency to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, but has Hollande ever rode Nyan Cat or shot lasers out of his eyes? A meme that places Sarkozy posed...
We're the kind of people who look to anyone or anything for style inspiration (you never where or when a genius idea will strike). And right now, we hate to admit it, we're kind of loving the sartoria...
While 2010 saw businesses dip their toes in the social media pond, 2011 confirmed that social media is here to stay. Facebook reached the status of the third largest country in the world surpassing 600 million members.
By so enthusiastically embracing this newfound ability to share everything, artists' work is being inherently devalued in the rush to simply "get it out there." Sure, you're anxious to share your passion with the world, but think about who is really benefiting from all your hard work before you click that submit button.
Hey girl, feeling down about Toronto politics? Ryan Gosling is here for you. TO Poli Wonk Ryan Gosling is the latest blog to use the Canadian heartthrob's "hey girl" meme. Except rather than respectin...