Monday, October 28, 2013

The Social Rewind for October 28, 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, Production Basics posted about the enthusiastic outlook for wearable technology shipments…which we read on a good old-fashioned desktop computer:

Laboratory Equipment magazine shared this incredible photo of NASA engineers creating a 1961-style PowerPoint presentation:

Halloween is fast approaching and Dremel posted this piece about carving a pumpkin with a Dremel cordless rotary tool…why didn’t we think of that:

The simplest things are often the most fascinating. AK Material Handling Systems shared this look at how a lock and key work:

We love robots! This article, shared by Mashable, had us oohing and ahing at the 14 robotics breakthroughs from the past decade:

As for our favorite post from our own social media updates, this article about printing high-quality bar code labels is "scannable":

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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