Hulu Decides To Discard The Only Value They... →
spytap: Pretty Soon You’ll Need To Pay For Cable To Use Hulu (h/t: @GeekyJessica) Adios Hulu Plus
Why so few people are left-handed →
fourstorylimit: youmightfindyourself: Right-handers have long accounted for 90 percent of the population, and scientists may have figured out why Only one out of every 10 people are predisposed to favor their left hand instead of their right, ”a ratio that has remained constant for more than 5,000 years,” says Rick Nauert at PsychCentral. Why isn’t there a 50-50 righty-lefty split? Why aren’t...
Read It Later becomes Pocket →
Chartbeat Raises $9.5 MM, Refines Metrics →
“Set to debut over the next few days, the new dashboard includes a new “Engaged Time” metric, which doesn’t count viewership when site visitors have windows open in another tab, or when they aren’t actively viewing, reading, or commenting on a given page. “For the very first time, [clients] can finally go beyond eyeballs and clicks and understand which content is making an impact, what’s...
NY Ranks High in ‘Startup Genome’ Study →
nycdigital: Some of the highlights include: In the “scale” stage of development, NY startups raise 27 percent more capital than their Silicon Valley peers NY has the largest scale of high-risk startup companies Entrepreneurs in NY are 30 percent more likely to produce a niche product than in London NY ranks high in mentorship programs Female founders are more prevalent in NY (double than in...
Forget about click-through rates. When it comes to... →
“Click-through rate was created in a neophyte ad world dominated by display and search,” according to the video ad platform [Vindico]. “It should play a small part in measuring the success of a video campaign alongside other more powerful measures, like completion and engagement.” Rather, advertisers should evaluate a range of variables when evaluating performance, such as whether their video ad...
poler: Friend of Poler John Rattray put together this brlilliant edit of Joe Pease skating. I can’t say enough about how much I like this. Thanks John, thanks Joe. #campvibes Love the exciting feel that these edits bring to the video. Also, massive boardslides are cool :).
If you don’t start playing draw something again our apartment is going to...– Brendan Cleary (Talking to me over IM)
laughingsquid: One More Kilometre, Belt Sander + Stack of Paper = Flying Paper Can’t stop watching. The transfer of motion is perfectly smooth until WOOSH, air friction turns it into complete chaos.
Each ad skipped costs the viewer $.10, which is automatically deducted from...– New SkipIt Service Asks: “Would You Pay to Avoid Online Video Ads?” I applaud SpotXchange for trying to come up with creative solutions for preroll. But they are solving for the wrong problem here. As is anyone jumping into the “skip this preroll” game. We should be figuring out how to make...
Brew York, New York: Join us for trivia this... →
brewyork: This Wednesday, April 4th, and on the first Wednesday of every month, we’re hosting Brews & Clues, a new trivia night at one of our favorite beer shops, Breukelen Bier Merchants (182 Grand St., at Driggs Ave., Williamsburg). If you’ve never been, Breukelen Bier Merchants has one of the…