- No end: YouTube is ending its unstoppable 30-second ads.
- Bend: In a creative twist, Giphy made 2,000 GIFs that will teach you sign language.
- Amend(ment): Countable will help you keep track of what Congress is working on.
- Spend: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation turn the foundation annual report on its head with a response to a letter from their friend and donor Warren Buffet. Read and get ideas here.
- Tend: Finally, half of all websites are now encrypted.
- Extend: More Americans are working remotely, and doing so for longer periods, a new Gallup poll shows.
- Mend: Twitter will stop including you in conversations with people you have blocked.
- Blend: Facebook will now let more publishers interrupt their videos with an ad break.
- Trend: If you have trend data on state government, learn about a good target for your data in a new NPR initiative.
- Week in review: On this blog, I shared Facing an angry crowd: What those congressional town halls should do (with tips for you, too). On the Moderating Panels blog, you also can find Logistics and the panel moderator: 8 types of questions to ask.
- Penned: I'm giving a workshop in London on April 3 on Creating a TED-quality talk. Join me, please, and share with interested colleagues.
Friday, February 24, 2017
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