Apple is known for eschewing popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
So it’s extremely interesting to see the company launch a Tumblr page this weekend…
PERFECT TIMING! We are lucky enough to chat with Scott Rosenberg, VP of Business Development at Roku later today.
Make sure you head over to room 205 at 2:30pm to hear all about it!
The Roku Streaming Stick works just like Google Chromecost, but it comes with a remote control.
More Oscars wrap up!
The Oscars on Tumblr: Leo, the dresses, history, and of course, gifs
In case you are one of the few and the brave who actually manages to completely unplug some weekends, we thought we’d let you know that the 86th Annual Academy Awards aired last night. (The above gif is from one of the top posts about the Oscars on Tumblr.)
Absolutely the most popular Oscars-related post was an infographic cataloguing the dresses worn by every Best Actress winner in Oscar history— plus the designer, where available.
The remaining popular Oscar posts show what else is close to Tumblr’s heart: Leonardo DiCaprio’s continued quest to win an Oscar, the best picture nominees in both regular and Lego versions, Oscar BINGO, and history.
The Oscars thank you for your hospitality, Tumblr, and they’ll be back again next year.
More than half of Kickstarter’s $1 billion in pledges was donated in the past 12 months.
p.s. Look’s like Wednesday is the most generous day of the week.
One photo to rule them all.
Click through to see how Ellen broke the internet during last night’s Oscars.
Check out this fantastic TEDxTalk, “The Future of History,” By DHCS XVII panelist, Mahyad Tousi.
Mahyad is a creative producer, cinematographer, and self-proclaimed story junkie and his resume ranges from Hollywood blockbusters to documentaries. BoomGen is a storytelling factory that sits at the intersection of interactive media, entertainment, and education.
The Republican National Committee announced yesterday that it’s formally launching an innovation unit called Para Bellum Labs.
Effectively, its mission is to do what Team Obama did in 2008 and 2012, but for GOP candidates across the board: use insights from data to enable more targeted marketing to potential voters.
15 Unforgettable Moments from Jimmy’s First Week On The Tonight Show
Here’s a Buzzfeed list of 15 of the most memorable moments from Jimmy’s first week hosting The Tonight Show!
What a great first week. Congrats to all!
Great news for Heroes fans!
NBC is bring back the sci-fi hit with a 13-episode event miniseries, Heroes Reborn, with series creator Tim Kring on board.
“The enormous impact Heroes had on the television landscape when it first launched in 2006 was eye-opening,” said NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. “Shows with that kind of resonance don’t come around often and we thought it was time for another installment.”
A great piece about the WhatApp acquisition by friend of DHCS, Peter Yared.
Facebook’s surprising acquisition of WhatsApp signals that it has realized that users’ true social network is the contact list on their smartphones.
Well. This is the best thing we’ve seen in a while.
From artist Martin Vargic comes this beautiful, ultra-high-resolution fictional map of the internet — scaled using actual from Alexa to rank the top 500 or so websites by traffic in the entire world.
Click through to see the full resolution version (worth it).