France in SF: Spring Semester

More blogs by the students of INSEEC at SF (alphabetically by first name): adrienmingaud.wordpress.com by Adrien Mingaud pinklapel.wordpress.com by Alexandre Rigaud amandinepascal.wix.com/travelwithme by Amandine Pascal antoineaubreyrie.wordpress.com by Antoine...

Wikipedia: Open Source Corporate?

An interesting article in Gizmodo about the evolution of Wikipedia from an open source editorial community turned into the worst aspects of corporate management. “You start with a decentralized democratic system, but over time you get the emergence of a leadership...

The Impact of Mobile on Marketing

Q. How is marketing going to evolve over the next ten years as a result of technological innovation? A. The general technical trend will  continue to develop into a wider social trend: Cable TV lost 48,000 subscribers in 2015. They’re on track to lose 600,000 in...

Events and Calendars in Silicon Valley

A list of calendars for tech events and startup events in Silicon Valley from San Jose to San Francisco: SVForum.com Meetup.com StartupGrind TechVenue.com StartupDigest.com BizJournals.com/SanJose Lanyrd.com Tie.org for Silicon Valley SiliconVikings.com LiveSF.com Fun...

Google Quality Rater Guidelines

The new 2016 edition of the Google Quality Rater Guideline (146 pages, PDF, 8.2 MB, March 2016). I’ll read this in the next few days and add notes. If you read it, add comments or ask...

Junk Content Is Junk Food

Ev Williams, co-founder of Twitter, talks about Twitter and content sites.   He makes an interesting comment:   “If you look at feedback loops like likes and retweets, they’ve been very carefully crafted to maximise certain types of behaviours. But if we reward people...
Another Penguin Update

Another Penguin Update

Google is about to release Penguin 4.0, another algorithm upgrade. Here’s the dire warning at SearchEngineWatch. What’s my opinion? What will I do about Penguin 4.0? Nothing. I don’t care. Because Penguin goes after SEOers who use tricks. I...

No More Right-Side Ads at Google

Google announced on Feb. 19, 2016 that they will no longer show ads on the right side of the search results. Ads will appear only at the top and bottom. Google will make the change in all languages, all countries. See TheSEMPost and SearchEngineWatch.com. I checked:...

Google and Fraud

Homeopathy is fake medicine. Its theory is impossible. Studies show it doesn’t work. Yet Google continues to show ads for it, because it makes money for Google. They make money on fraud that may lead people to avoid medical help. The Independent writes “A...

France in SF

Blogs by INSEEC students in San Francisco PortraitsOfSanFrancisco.wordpress.com by Enzo Bacqueyrisses bobtravelblog.wordpress.com by Bob Awalludin MySanFranciscoBlog.wordpress.com by Vincent Amagat sf8878.wordpress.com by Laura Anteireux...