I like this video, I liked the previous one too. Whilst this contains some -seen before- elements, there are new bits and still makes you think “wow”. Are you ready to begin your journey, perhaps you fall under my top ten objections?
I work for a company that for many years sold typewiters, it staggers me sometimes at some of the things we actually do. Have a read and let me know what you think.
A collaboration between the Royal Society of Chemistry, the University of Warwick and IBM has allowed scientists to bring a single 5-ringed molecule to life in a picture, using a combination of clever synthetic chemistry and state-of-the-art imaging techniques.
Once just a doodle on a piece of paper by an RSC scientist, the molecule has been imaged for the first time at an unprecedented resolution using a complex technique known as non-contact atomic force microscopy.
Known as olympicene it is related to single-layer graphite, also known as graphene, and is one of a number of related compounds which potentially have interesting electronic and optical properties, potentially for the next generation of solar cells and high-tech lighting sources such as LEDs.
The rise of Facebook, Twitter and other social networks has accelerated the growth of YouTube as it enables discovery and sharing of online video.
500 years of YouTube video are watched every day on Facebook
Over 700 YouTube videos are shared on Twitter each minute
100 million people take a social action on YouTube (likes, shares, comments, etc) every week
An auto-shared tweet results in 6 new youtube.com sessions on average
There are 500 tweets per minute containing a YouTube link
Millions of subscriptions to YouTube happen each day. (Subscriptions allow you to connect with someone you’re interested in — whether it’s a friend, or the NBA — and keep up on their activity on the site)
More than 50% of videos on YouTube have been rated or include comments from the community
Millions of videos are favorited every day
What about you?
How do you use YouTube and video in your marketing?
Has social media opened up global opportunities for you? What is the most exciting and inspiring business or personal event or connection that has been instigated by social media?
The below video and story is why I love social media. Maybe it’s the dad in me, but this video really put a huge smile on my face and I hope it does the same for you. Cain’s Arcade is closing in on 100,000 Facebook Likes and you can like it here: Caine’s Arcade Facebook Page