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8 Bullet Thursday

As far as pod systems go: this is one of the best ones out there in my opinion. (and I have tried many of them: the Juul, Suorin most recently.) Outside of the function: I have totally fallen in love the with texture and pattern of the Digital Grey design. This is a great “entry-level” […]

8 Bullet Thursday

What I’m reading: I lived & died in chronological feeds for years. Google Reader’s death slowly pushed me further & further down curated feeds (be they algo or otherwise). I want chronological feeds back & have decided to lean hard into services that offer them (e.g. Feedly). For more check out Benedict Evans post: The […]

8 Bullet Thursday

What I’m reading: Just when you thought desktops have pretty much gone as far as they will go – here come the machines for advanced machine learning and other AI work. HP unveiled its’ Nvidia-powered workstation for machine learning development. Read more. Scary and crazy news out of Atlanta the last week: The City is […]

8 Bullet Thursday

What I am reading: Interesting look at airBnB’s impact on New York City. A recent report by David Wachsmuth, a professor of Urban Planning at McGill University, zeroes in on New York City in an effort to answer the question of exactly what home sharing is doing to the city’s home market. Read now. Instagram […]

8 Bullet Thursday

Photo from Mike Baird What I’m reading: WeWork is acquiring Conductor. Little depressing: No signs of newborn North Atlantic Whales this season. “We’re looking at the very real possibility of extinction.“ Talent isn’t everything. “The results are something of an eye-opener. Their simulations accurately reproduce the wealth distribution in the real world. But the wealthiest […]

How To Install Facebooks New Audience and Conversion Pixel in Shopify

Facebook recently implemented an updated version of the Custom Audience and Conversion pixels. Naturally I wanted to try out the new pixel knowing that eventually I would need to migrate to using it, instead of the older pixels. Easier said then done: there was/are not a lot of clear step-by-step guides explaining how to install […]

23 Tips To Increase Your Facebook Engagement

Facebook marketing for your business can be very effective, when done right. With Facebook’s Newsfeed Algorithm being the social engagement equivalent to Google’s Search Algorithms it’s important to share content that will: Appeal to the News Feed Algorithm. Appeal to your fans in an effort to maximize your engagement (and in turn your reach.) That’s […]