Last one for January, enjoy!
Ever wanted a way to visualize your LinkedIn network? A development from LinkedIn Labs brings you Maps, a visualization of your network and their connections. It does a surprisingly good job of forming clusters of your network, definitely worth a look.
Author Dan Pink shares some insight into how we can all boost our curiosity. He also introduces a new book from Tom Kashdan entitled Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient To Fulfilling Life.
I love the concept behind this site, essentially getting us to just stop our days and be in the moment for just 2 minutes. Its funny that this is the best way to bring forward the value of mindfulness and taking a break in the day, but if it works then why not.
Very interesting strategy here by Intel, but I question how well Will.i.am can fill this role. I’m sure he understands the music industry pretty well, but even so, I feel like there’s a lot more to it for such a position. Earlier this year we saw Lady Gaga assume a similar position for Polaroid, so maybe we’re seeing a new trend.
There’s been a huge craze focused on coupon sites, such as Groupon and Living Social, and here’s a new take on things in Philanthroper. It follows the same model of the other coupon sites, but instead of deals on things to buy, it’s giving you deals on ways to give/donate money to a wide variety of causes that usually wouldn’t get this type of exposure.
And if you missed last week’s links, check them out here!