Welcome to the first week in May and yet another Monday Madeleines edition from Market it Write. Let’s hope that the month of May is a lot more tranquil when it comes to natural disasters, unlike April’s historic tornado outbreaks.
A World without Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]
So what would the world be like without Facebook? Here are some pretty amazing statistics about Facebook pulled together into a nicely done infographic by @SingleGrain and featured on Bit Rebels’ blog. Thanks to @Jason__Ramsey for bringing it to our attention.
Google Street View Man & Logo Get Royal Wedding Treatment [PIC]
Last Friday was the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. To celebrate the momentous occasion, Google (in the UK) decided to join the party with a temporary logo for google.co.uk and a new icon for its street view maps. Thanks to
Conducting A Microbot Orchestra
It’s pretty hard to not be impressed by today’s scientific and technological breakthroughs. As FastCompany reports, scientists have high hopes for micro-robots that could work together in a variety of medical, scientific and commercial applications. But one problem with the little bots is that they tend to literally stick together when used in groups. Researchers have recently taken a new approach, and now the possibilities may be even more amazing. Thanks to
Video of the Week
What happens when 9-year-old Tommy Little has his own cooking show and the kitchen’s off-limits to the adults? You’ll just have to take a look at this and see.
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