The End of Google+

Social/Uploaded by The Organic Team/March 2015

There have been plenty of debates and critics over its legitimacy as a “true” social network, but Google+ as we know it is going away. Because online interaction is increasingly visual, mobile and fast moving, Google is hoping its new breakdown of services will meet the needs of the marketplace. The company announced this week that it is breaking Google+ into two separate platforms called Photos and Streams. Bradley Horowitz, the current vice president of product…

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Are your eyes deceiving you? 7 Links.

Social/Uploaded by The Organic Team/February 2015

PERCEPTION MATTERS. Overnight, the Internet was set on fire by a digital trick of the eye. #TheDress, a debate over the colour of a party frock, created a huge stir all over the world. Depending on a number of factors, people either the see the dress as white and gold, or blue and black, or both. The trick of the eyes ultimately came down to lighting and photographic exposure, but the frenzy it caused is…

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Is the digital magic we seek too simple?

Content/Uploaded by Matt Hebberd/February 2015

Imagine getting anything you want by simply texting a number you saw on a single webpage. Are you hungry for a pepperoni pizza? Need to get flowers for your mum? Want a helicopter? Send a simple text to the number, and, as if by magic, what you wanted is found. If the find meets with your approval, with a simple “yeah,” you pay (automatically with your phone) and whatever it was you wanted is dispatched…

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Take Your Time: 7 Links

Social/Uploaded by The Organic Team/February 2015

TIME TO THINK. Sometimes the quiet is a good thing. Winter seems to be winding down, the days are getting longer, trains are running on time, and the digital landscape seems to be quiet for the moment. It is rare that we aren't running in all directions to stay ahead of the game.In our fast-paced lives we are often looking for the next big thing. Or sometimes we are waiting for the other penny to…

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Digital Love. Seven Links.

Social/Uploaded by The Organic Team/February 2015

DIGITAL LOVE. On the Friday Eve of Valentine's Day, we thought we would examine all the ways we express our passions digitally. Because this is a pre-watershed email, we will avoid some of the obvious 50 Shades of Grey references. Digital technology and communication are hopelessly intertwined with our "normal" lives. It was inevitable that our very human emotions would get tangled as well. Enjoy all the things you love this weekend. Here is our…

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