In Defense of Marketing, Hacking and Programming • Emily Delmont

bougie:

One of the best examinations of why one should be wary of “growth hacking” from a broader organizational and product standpoint. 

Why I insist on avoiding the term “Growth Hacking” as much as I avoid the term “Data Science”….

New disciplines created by the intersection of multiple other disciplines in today’s world need time to mature and to evolve, not destroy, what came before.

This time last year I was lamenting the lack of great records to have been released in the first part of the year….. this year I’m swimming in albums I love.

This is a beautiful data visualisation tool that maps IMDb ratings for different TV shows.  Here you can pinpoint the decline of the Simpsons.
Play around here: http://graphtv.kevinformatics.com/tt0096697

This is a beautiful data visualisation tool that maps IMDb ratings for different TV shows.  Here you can pinpoint the decline of the Simpsons.

Play around here: http://graphtv.kevinformatics.com/tt0096697

24 Inventions That Changed Music Pictures - SoundCloud | Rolling Stone

soundcloud:

Soundcloud made Rolling Stone’s list of “24 Inventions That Changed Music”: http://snd.sc/PJiSCU 

Things to be proud of.

hotspotmusic:

A long time in the making, the new HotSpotMixtape is ready to be released into the world.  And it’s quite something.

And doesn’t it look smart in the fancy new SC player…. 

Re-Mapping by Ebtisam Abdulaziz - spotted at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, February 2014

Re-Mapping by Ebtisam Abdulaziz - spotted at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, February 2014

Glo-fi Must Die’s Best Albums of 2013

jstreet:

glofi:

The list below showcases 20 2013 albums from our most played and most admired bins (in no particular order). Check out last year’s list here.

Thanks for following our blog and loving music. If you like what we post, check out our SoundCloud channel where we repost fine tunes on a regular…

If you’re interested to know what Tiger and I considered the best albums of 2013, check it out. 

Lots of awesome finds in here.  

Yacht parties with Ashton Kutcher! IPOs! Medieval-themed weddings!

347 plays

worldcafe:

Listen to this stunning performance of “Methuselah” by today’s guests San Fermin, download a free mp3 of it here.

I love this record.

MexBelMala, a set on Flickr.A few colourful shots from my recent Central American odyssey.

MexBelMala, a set on Flickr.

A few colourful shots from my recent Central American odyssey.