Lego Hotel: a great example of experience design and clever brand extension

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Facebook vs. Twitter

Despite the noise and hype about competing social platforms, Facebook is still a strong leader, as evidenced by this infographic from Mashable. See the whole blog post.

This does not mean things won’t change.  The most important thing to remember about social media is that it is constantly changing.

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How People Really Spend Time on Mobile Devices

I love this infographic from the Harvard Business Review.

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Smitten with Smitten Kitchen

Screen shot 2013-01-12 at 7.43.07 AMI have fallen for the food blog Smitten Kitchen.

Sure, I am late in the game. By the time I took a good look at Smitten Kitchen, it’s creator Deb Perelman already had a book deal. Regardless, I find myself returning to the site over and over when I am looking for a little inspiration. Like Deb, I like hearty, somewhat healthy food. Plus, I trust her because she has the same size Manhattan kitchen that I do. You have to be a good cook to work in small places.

Anyways, the point being, I am taken with this food blog and it now belongs in my food blog cannon, along with 101 Cookbooks and Chocolate & Zucchini.

My favorite recipe so far?  Pancetta, white bean and chard pot pies.


Good Tweets: Man Repeller

I like Man Repeller’s Tweets.  The voice is consistent, strong and a little snarky.  Perfect for a post-lunch slump.

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