Stephen E. Arnold
Social Network Demographics by the Numbers
EXTRACT: Here are some of the facts: Facebook is still mostly female and remains the top network. Twitter leans heavier on the male demographic, while YouTube reaches more adults in 18-34 demographic than cable TV. Instagram is considered the most important of teenage social networks, but Snapchat has the widest appeal amongst the younger crowd. This is the most important for professionals: “LinkedIn is actually more popular than Twitter among U.S. adults. LinkedIn’s core demographic are those aged between 30 and 49, i.e. those in the prime of their career-rising years. Not surprisingly, LinkedIn also has a pronounced skew toward well-educated users.”
CyberOSINT @ Phi Beta Iota
Millions need flexible blue-collar work. This kind of employment needs attention.
Advanced markets for irregular work.
Las Indias about changing the way social networks are configured … to get more meaningful relations and conversations – will it work?
GNU social: Federation against the social model of Twitter
“Federation issues” may look like a “bug”, but they are really the result of an agreement, an implicit contract: to be part of a conversation on another node, I first have to have received the trust of someone who is taking part in it.
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Crowdsourcing Point Clouds for Disaster Response
Point Clouds, or 3D models derived from high resolution aerial imagery, are in fact nothing new. Several software platforms already exist to reconstruct a series of 2D aerial images into fully fledged 3D-fly-through models. Check out these very neat examples from my colleagues at Pix4D and SenseFly: Read more.