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Disruptiveness matters

Follow @marcoRecorder Yesterday, I came across this great initiative started by the European Commission. I am republishing their idea and I invite you to sign this manifesto. Find more info at http://startupmanifesto.eu/ Economic conditions in Europe remain hugely challenging with the European Commission forecasting that euro-zone GDP is set to shrink by 0.4% this year. …

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Follow @marcoRecorder Twitto.be is a directory referencing Belgian users of twitter. It was launched in June 2013, and features are progressively rolled out. It was created by Mango Information Systems SPRL, a Belgian company active in social media analysis and monitoring. According to their website, Twitto are currently working on the following features: ranking by …

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Facebook users will be able to include hashtags in their posts and then watch them become clickable. When a hashtag is included in a post, clicking on it will pop out a feed that aggregates others posts that have been tagged with the same phrase. After last year Apple vs Samsung case, I wonder if …

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Wandering around Brussels, I have been bumping more and more often in “tags”.  Especially around historical points of interest around the city, you can now find some red labels with a code that you can scan. Initially I didn’t know what that was and this is how I discovered TagTagCity. TagTagCity is an interactive search …

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This article was also published on Waltzing Matilda Blog Everyone likes ranks especially when ranks are about you. We love to see how good we are at what we do compared to other peers. On Twitter,  some of these ranks relate to the number of new followers you’ve received over a certain period of time, …

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For over a week now I have been without internet connection at home due to the usual technical problem that Numericable seem never to find a solution to. It’s not the first time I go into “forced internet detox” and I often wonder about the benefits and pitfalls of being informationless. Internet detox is actually …

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