Data is Money. The pace at which User Generated Content is being created increasing, and consequently so is the wealth of the IT companies that own it. This animated gif provides an understanding of the scale of this data deluge.
Click the animation to open the full version (via Penny Stocks Lab).
Here is the Bill Gates & Steve Ballmer video from #hkuiom
Sticking with the theme of advertising and analytics, here is the video we use in #hkuiom to illustrate why ‘Analytics’ cannot be viewed in isolation.
This wonderful video made up of stock footage is selling stock footage. Makes one think on many levels about branding, consumer behavior, advertising. Also a great advertisement. #hkuiom
Here’s another video that I use during our #hkuiom discussions. “So you are going to have an MBA?”
Solar Roadways, a US based start-up that is developing a “modular paving system of solar panels” has raised $1.4 million in crowd-funding, within 7 days, on Indiegogo. While the concept of solar-powered smart roads is exciting and a peek into possible future, the success of Solar Roadways’ ‘viral’ marketing campaign raises several discussion points for our #hkuiom meetings!
The wonderful video that powered this superb effort is below: