Monday, June 15, 2015

The Social Rewind for June 15, 2015

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you’re missing a lot of good information?

“The Social Rewind,” is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: We’ve been told for years not to get our computers wet, but this post by Tektronix (that focuses on a new computer processor that is built around moving drops of water) may make us think twice.

Would you go see a ballet called, “Robot?” What if we said it actually featured real robots? This post by Robots Forever presents a touching human/robot ballet performance from the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

This alarming post by Laboratory Equipment magazine is a mix of good news and bad: The global population is living longer, but are sicker and face more diseases like diabetes.

World’s People Living Longer – But Sicker, with Diabetes and Other DiseaseThe world’s population is living longer– but...

Posted by Laboratory Equipment magazine on Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A Laughing Squid post that includes tunnels, trains, and drones? We’re in! Check out these cool photos and video showing the newly completed Crossrail Tunnel spanning Greater London.

Amazing Time-Lapse Drone Footage of the Newly Completed Crossrail Tunnels Across Greater London

Posted by Laughing Squid on Tuesday, June 9, 2015

This EE Times post examines the shortage of engineers and why the 3-7 year itch is problematic.

And we close out this week’s column with our post about our selection of AIM Solder products that are in stock and ready-to-ship.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We hope you enjoyed this week’s Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared other interesting blog posts with us.

DON’T FORGET THE BEST OF LAST YEAR
Check out our selections for the Top Ten Posts of the column’s first year. Thank you for reading it and for your comments and suggestions. We enjoy bringing you this fun and informative column each week. We hope you’ll keep on reading and enjoying it every Monday.


If there's topic you'd like to see us write about please let us know. We'd also appreciate if you’d share our blog posts with your friends and colleagues and leave us your questions or comments, when applicable.

For additional Q Source news, product information, reviews, how-to articles, and special offers please subscribe to our email newsletter and to The Q Source Resource Blog.

No comments: