Online Highfliers Issue 13

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Wearables, IoT, Nanotechnology, OOH & Alexa

Hi,

Welcome to the 13th edition of this email. Did you know you can read all past editions in our archive?

The subject this time round is Wearables, the Internet of Things, Nanotechnology & OOH.


Thank you! I received lots of comments, replies and thank yous after the last newsletter. It’s great to hear the LinkedIn tips worked well.  Check in here if you missed them.

If you liked that there are few more here (“How I’ve improved the number of people who viewed my LinkedIn profile by 700%” – updated this week).


Also check out this digital leadership tool to see topics you could learn.

Keep on learning more about digital, agility, data security, and more.

Go go go!

WWWearables

Imagine swiping the air around your sleeve to dismiss a phonecall while you’re riding your bike. Check out this Levis clip with Project Jacquard technology (Google). Includes nanotechnology history, 3D-printed clothes and shoes, as well as stripes that are solar panels. Incredible!

The Internet of Things and Alexa

I’d explain it, though this article by Tim O’Reilly is so worth reading. Take 5 mins to learn about the Internet of Things (IoT), how homes are transforming and what new home tech (Alexa) can do.

Next up: OOH

“Ultimately, new forms of OOH [out-of-home advertising] will help foster a more responsive city that allows for dynamic campaigns, meaningful messaging and the best user experiences across the board.”

Trends Bingo

Q: What year do you think you’ll be designing your own affordable clothing (complete with sensors)?


How are you going online?

What has your experience been like with improving your online profile (LinkedIn, personal or company website, other social media sites) and growing your audience or influence online? Have you run into any hurdles? If so, what do you think could be the reason it hasn’t worked for you yet? Reply to let me know, I’m keen to help.

If you enjoyed this email, let me know on Twitter @sambe11.

Read more! The links are below.

Fly high online,

~ Sam
RunwayDigital.com

PS. Have a great week!

PPS. Wisdom, inspiration and ideas ~

  • Newly funded, hot off the press wearables are here. Also includes the new Virtual Reality (VR) favourite “Gravity Sketch”.
  • Smart clothing. Excellent.
  • Never seen the breadth of wearables? Take 5 mins to scan this fascinating list of “50 wearable tech gamechangers for 2016” or 1 min to scan these impressive images here on Pinterest (collected a few years ago for a new venture).

A fortnightly electronic letter from Sam Bell & Runway Digital. Explained here.

My goal is to help people have online presence, as well as save time and reduce career risks. Knowing about business and tech developments and planning well can help.