What type of plan do you have for your driving lessons? If you have one you no doubt want to stick to it.
Waterloo Region has undergone explosive growth — it’s a legitimate success story — largely because we have three universities/colleges and a whole lot of talented techies doing cool stuff. Tech is now our economic heart: manufacturing has left, and Blackberries, Open Text, Desire2Learn, Kik, and hundreds of other have moved in. There is a small and vocal minority who don’t want a large, super fantastic and dominant urban tech centre, and who think rail systems are silly. We don’t really agree with this segment although we love that they have an opinion. What’s your opinion?
Social media has come a long way since it’s humble beginnings over 30 years ago. This infographic gives us a short history of the many innovative companies that have helped shape the environment that we so heavily rely on to communicate and also takes a look at some of the business deals behind them. What’s next?
Charlie Sheen went from starring on the hit show “Two and a Half Men” to, well, going absolutely crazy. His insane antics have filled tabloids from cover-to-cover and journalists and Twitter followers are on the edge of their seats waiting to see what crazy thing the king of “tiger blood” will do next.
What the Trend – a HootSuite Media company – analyzed 207,518 Twitter trends which surfaced in 2011 to determine the top trending topics of 2011. To capture the conversation, localized trend information was compiled every 5 minutes from Twitter and the What the Trend community added context with user-contributed definitions.
In july 2011 Japan was struck by a heavy earthquake and a terrible tsunami. There’s been plenty of attention for the terrible disaster. For those needing to refresh their memory, we’ve created an infographic with the earthquake 101.
How much time do you spend on social media sties? Social Media has created an atmosphere that is tough to walk away from. With smart phones and apps your friends and family are always with you………. Check out this infographic to see if you are addicted to social media.
This infographic feels like a night of watching Dateline, which could be good or bad depending on who you are. It shows all the different types of auto insurance fraud that has occurred over the years as well as costs to the public and various legislation that has passed to counter the fraud. Some interesting facts from the infographic include the fact that there are still 2 states where insurance fraud is not considered a crime, and the fact that insurance fraud is the 2nd most costly white collar crime in America after tax evasion.
An interactive infographic showing a global history of poverty, illustrating that over the last two hundred years many countries have come out of poverty and have entered prosperous periods of development. Hopefully by showing that many countries can leave poverty behind, it will inspire investment in and development of the world’s remaining poor countries
Nearly everyone uses e-mail, but do they use the proper etiquette for email? This graphic takes an evaluation of the how tos and how nots of emailing.