Archive for category Digital

Social media in real life

A couple of days ago I read this story about C&A who found a way to bring Facebook into the real life. Whenever people like an item on their Facebook page, it is transmitted to a digital device embedded in the clothing`s hanger existing in the real store. This made me think of the digital future and how Facebook has been walking in our lives.

Mark Zuckerberg describes his company as a “social utility“. At first I thought he was exaggerating. But what is happening with the C&A store in Brasil makes me wonder whether I have been wrong or not. In the future, it may become a social utility, helping us choose our clothing based on the “intelligence of the crowd” (e.g. the number of likes a clothing item has gotten).

It is well known that one of Zuckerberg`s targets is to make the Facebook id your identity everywhere (see the high amount of sites on which you can log in using your Facebook account). Read the rest of this entry »


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Cat destroys iPad

I was intrigued by the video below. The guy actually lets the kitten “play” with the iPad. You must be really rich or really stupid to let a cat scratch like that an over £400 Apple device.

P.S. There is a post coming about why I dislike Apple. So stay tuned!

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The old and the new

Nothing of this social media world would exist without our beloved PCs, laptops, smart phones etc. Last semester, a lecture about the histoty of PC made me recall my first experience with my own computer and what I used if for.

I had my first computer when I was 6 years old, in 1997. Yes, you read right. I was a six years old girl fascinated by Solitaire and Mahjong.

The old and the new: Compaq vs Dell


I remember my first mobile phone as well. I got this one when I was 13, in 2004. I absolutely loved it. It was a Nokia and I have remained faithful to this brand up until today. Read the rest of this entry »

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