I feel like I’ve been hitting it out of the park with apps that help me save money lately. It’s like I have people coming up to me and saying, “Shut up and take my money!” These apps do more than save money, but I’ve focused on that feature for this post.… Get the scoop...
Grumpy Cat is dead. Long live the meme.
Here are three ways using memes can help your business communications and marketing.
Memes are familiar
How many times have you seen this photo with different captions?
As soon as you see it, you can hear the guy’s voice in your head.… Get the scoop...
I am Taylor Hageman, mother, Army wife, and a proud member of the nerdy team at Your Nerdy Best Friend. Because I work with such an amazing and tech savvy team, I also try to stay up to date on systems and programs to help everyday workflow.… Get the scoop...
Every year when The Webby Awards are announced, I promise myself that I’ll just spend a few minutes finding the highlights to share with you. The awards highlight everything from great newsletters to fun games. I search through the hundreds of winners and nominees to find great stuff for productivity, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and more things we talk about here.… Get the scoop...
Although it seems like we’re losing the battle against robocallers, you don’t have to sit idly by while they take over your phone lines. Use these tools to block, identify and control unwanted calls.
They can help you by…
- Comparing incoming calls with a database of known spammers and suspicious callers.
This week I had too much fun playing with mosaic tools. These are the programs that will take hundreds of your photos and morph them into one giant photo.
Mosaics are great for…
- Family photo montages
- Showcasing a related group of images, such as images from one location or a timeline of shots over the years
- Engaging viewers with an interactive image experience
- And illustrating the concept that the parts make up the whole, as in our clients make us who we are
Things to know
- Mosaics require a lot of photos — plan on 150+.
Let’s start with the opening sentences from a column in USA Today:
“I don’t really need to worry about online privacy,” I used to think. “I’ve got nothing to hide. And who would want to know what I’m up to, anyway?”
So begins the tale of a technology journalist who wrote an article on a plane then was approached by a stranger when he got off.… Get the scoop...
The Internet Archive calls itself “a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites and more.”
It’s the home of the Wayback Machine, a search engine that lets you hop back in time to see any website as it appeared years ago, such as the humble beginnings of this site:
But the site goes way, way beyond archiving websites.… Get the scoop...
“The Mother of All Breaches”
“Biggest EVER collection of breached data”
“An astonishing 773 million records exposed”
“Ooh, this is a big one.”
Do any of these headlines get your attention? The site HaveIBeenPwnd discovered a cache of emails and passwords called “Collection #1.” The data included records from previous hacks as well as millions of data points that had not previously been known.… Get the scoop...
Ok, you guys. This is really getting weird.
When I moved to Nashville, I used an app called Sortly to organize my packing. I took pictures of everything I was packing so I could organize it in the app and find it later.… Get the scoop...
You have plenty of options when it comes to weather apps, so it may be hard to choose. Here are my recommendations based on your personality. Add yours to the list in the comments!