Increasingly Motivated

justbeingseriouslysocial:

What it looked like to surf the web in 1994 »

I just posted a video, along with explanation, that I took on May 30, 1994, of my friend Bob Frankston surfing the web using NCSA Mosaic, the popular browser of the time. (Netscape was founded less than two months before.) It is a good example of how far we have come, and what an early technology looks like. […] This, or something like it, is a must for all sorts of classes about computers or technology. So many people laugh at early technology and need to be reminded how early versions of important technology in their lives evolved and continue to evolve.


justbeingseriouslysocial:

It’s getting harder to make money on YouTube even in this post-dial-up-modem era »

The surge in new content—about 72 hours of which is uploaded each minute today vs. every 48 hours in 2011—makes it harder for any one content channel on the site to get noticed. Even worse for creators: Rates that advertisers pay to be on popular videos have fallen by about one-third since last June, according to research firm TubeMogul, which bases its figures on rates for several video sites, including YouTube.


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justbeingseriouslysocial:

It’s getting harder to make money on YouTube even in this post-dial-up-modem era »

The surge in new content—about 72 hours of which is uploaded each minute today vs. every 48 hours in 2011—makes it harder for any one content channel on the site to get noticed. Even worse for creators: Rates that advertisers pay to be on popular videos have fallen by about one-third since last June, according to research firm TubeMogul, which bases its figures on rates for several video sites, including YouTube.

Try harder.


justbeingseriouslysocial:

Though the online transactions market is gaining ground in India, this is far less than China. And, according to Rajan Anandan (managing director, Google India) awareness is key to increase the online transactions market in India »

The Indian e-commerce market is pegged at $6 billion and is expected to reach $30 billion by 2015. While the e-commerce market in China has already crossed $100-billion with 180 million people transacting online. “India currently has 137 million internet users, of which only 25 million are involved in online transactions. The country has a huge potential in the segment, as apart from major cities, there is demand from smaller towns and Tier-II and III cities. Increase in awareness along with brand and trust building among enterprises will drive the growth in the segment,” he said.

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justbeingseriouslysocial:

Though the online transactions market is gaining ground in India, this is far less than China. And, according to Rajan Anandan (managing director, Google India) awareness is key to increase the online transactions market in India »

The Indian e-commerce market is pegged at $6 billion and is expected to reach $30 billion by 2015. While the e-commerce market in China has already crossed $100-billion with 180 million people transacting online. “India currently has 137 million internet users, of which only 25 million are involved in online transactions. The country has a huge potential in the segment, as apart from major cities, there is demand from smaller towns and Tier-II and III cities. Increase in awareness along with brand and trust building among enterprises will drive the growth in the segment,” he said.