Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Social Rewind for July 8, 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: The simple act of washing your hands to avoid germs was once so controversial it drove a man to an asylum. This Agilent Technologies post tells the sad story of Ignaz Semmelweis, a man who was ahead of his time, but unappreciated.

TE Connectivity shared this sci-fi worthy post about new technology that will allow planes of the future to self-repair minor damage to their wings.

If your thing is watching robots fall down (we’re not judging), check out the SMTA’s post looking at these clumsy robots at the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

The DARPA Robotics Challenge took place earlier this month where thousands of spectators cheered for a bunch of machines...

Posted by Surface Mount Technology Association - SMTA on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Twitter CAN be used for more important things than celebrity gossip and photos of food… Laboratory Equipment magazine posted about how scientists are using Twitter as an early warning system for drug interactions.

Twitter Can Be Early Warning System for Drug InteractionsScientists have invented a technique for discovering...

Posted by Laboratory Equipment magazine on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

After a bad round of golf, you’ve probably wanted to take all of your golf equipment and saw it in half. Laughing Squid shared this post of what Golf Digest found when they sawed 10 different kinds of golf balls in half.

And we close out this week’s column with a look at our top blog posts from June.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared your interesting posts with us.

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