This Week’s Top Ten Stories

1st Feb

1) An interesting look at music trends based on how many Google Play Music users have an artist or album in their library , and when the music was released – Read More 

2) Facebook is 10 years old . Here is Zuck in reflective and self-congratulatory mode – “I always kind of see how I want things to be better, and I’m generally not happy with how things are, or the level of service that we’re providing for people, or the quality of the teams that we built. But if you look at this objectively, we’re doing so well on so many of these things. I think it’s important to have gratitude for that” – Read More 

3) Post Snowden and the NSA controversy , this survey shows 56% of respondents are worried about the internet and their personal privacy read more. Here is a related piece from me this week, which looks at how the way we communicate is changing, and the rise of anonymity online –‘Whisper’ and our world of withering communications – Read More 

4) Google’s Ray Kurzwell ( American author, inventor, futurist, and a director of engineering at Google ) opines on how the world will change in the next 20 years – Read More 

5) This is what went on in Davos last week – Read More 

6) Now this is reassuring. From the New York Times –‘The older mind may be the fuller mind’ Now comes a new kind of challenge to the evidence of a cognitive decline, from a decidedly digital quarter: data mining, based on theories of information processing. – Read More 

7) Using Data to predict the Superbowl read more. The stats… read more. 

and from Adage – who is buying what in the Superbowl ? – Read More 

8) How we are connected on LinkedIn – LinkedIn Channels Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon – Read More 

9) From Campaign – the ten the most emotional ads ever shown in the UK – Read More 

10) and Finally, we are very pleased to announce the launch of our new website same url as previously www.thedigitalfilter.com created by the smart folks at KP Insight – www.keyplayerpublishing.com Please do take a look and let us know what you think