5 Things You Should See

The stories and images that hit me this week, made me think, inspired, motivated, or simply just meant the world to the people in them.  by Jeff Howland Boston Firefighters at Logan Airport awaiting the mother of one of their fallen Boston Firefighters at Logan Airport awaiting the mother of one of their fallen. Via…

6 Piece Nugget

A batch of short media, biz, tech & culture articles worth nibbling this week, curated by Jeff Howland. [su_button url=”https://eepurl.com/F1379″ target=”blank” style=”flat” size=”6″]Subscribe to Email Version[/su_button]

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1. Facebook Buys Oculus So You Can Take A Virtual Vacation (Rachel Metz, MIT Technology Review) 2. Facebook expands Lookalike Audiences to let advertisers target people who use their sites, apps, or Pages (Emil Prota, The Next Web) 3. Marketers Can Now Buy Internet…

In The Burrow with Katy DeGrass

Dream Local Digital Rockstar by Jeff Howland Katy DeGrass recently celebrated her 1st anniversary working at Dream Local Digital. I caught up with her to talk about her pre-honey badger days, how things are going and what she’s up to now. Plus, see her thoughts on social media and how she sees it helping businesses. What…

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1. Facebook Offers More Details On New Pages Layout (David Cohen, AllFacebook) 2. GM Uses Social Media to Manage Customers and Its Reputation (Vindu Goel, The New York Times) 3.  ‘FiveThirtyEight,’ ‘The Upshot’ and Vox Bet Big on Explanatory Journalism (Patrick Gillespie, Mashable) 4. President…

Daily Must Reads

PHOTO: Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago’s O’Hare airport https://t.co/MEx9nTAC3s pic.twitter.com/PgFgjBjlg2 — The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) March 24, 2014 The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1. Risks Abound as Reporters Play in Traffic (David Carr, The New York Times) 2. Pinterest Tacks on Paid Ads – Site makes play…

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Weekend Reads

The week’s stories: media, tech, small biz, and culture By Jeff Howland The Personal News Cycle: How Americans choose to get their news Contrary to the conventional wisdom about media consumption dividing along generational or political lines, a new survey finds that the nature of the news itself — the topic and speed of the…

Geekbook | 5 Things You Should See

The stories and images that hit me this week, made me think, inspired, motivated, or simply just meant the world to the people in them.  by Jeff Howland 1. Photographer turns the wildest dreams into realities for kids with health conditions.   2. “Impressionists” by Alina Mayboroda   3. The emotional moment when Stanford Professor…

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1. Paid Sick Leave Laws? No Problem, Say Small Business Owners (Associated Press) 2. Twitter testing ways to hide @replies and hashtags (Matt Brian, Engadget) 3. Ireland Inspires as tourism film takes top spot on brand viral video chart (The Drum) 4. Facebook to account for…