Monday, October 21, 2013

The Social Rewind for October 21, 2013

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 blog digest of what we thought were the most interesting social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows some really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

First off this week, National Instruments told us about how 700-ton pylons were successfully installed in the middle of the ocean:

ThomasNet posted a very important look at challenges facing the future of manufacturing:

Laboratory Equipment magazine posted an amazing story that shows how scientists can create antioxidants for medical applications from elements found in a car’s catalytic converter:

Hemingway, da Vinci, Churchill…Workrite shared a post discussing the ergonomic work habits of some great historical minds:

Personalization gone too far? Mashable’s story prepares us for “smart shelves” that will target us individually as we shop:

As for our favorite post from our own social media updates, Q-Bot giggled ominously after reading this article about robots taking over for humans:

So, there you have it. A quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. Please let us know what you think of this new blog column. And we’d love it if you shared other interesting blog posts with us. See you next week!

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