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L'évolution du Web. Timeline: A History Of Touch-Screen Technology. 1948 The Electronic Sackbut The history of touch technology begins with touch-sensitive music synthesizers.

Timeline: A History Of Touch-Screen Technology

According to the Canada Science and Technology Museum, Hugh Le Caine's Electronic Sackbut, completed in 1948, is widely considered to be the first musical synthesizer. The Sackbut is played with the right hand on the keyboard and the left hand on control board above the keyboard. The right hand controls volume by applying more or less pressure on the keys, while the left hand controls four different sound texture options. 1965 E.A. Johnson Touch Screen Believed by some to be the world's first touch screen, the screen developed by E.A. 1972 PLATO IV Touch-Screen TerminalThe University of Illinois' PLATO IV terminal, part of the PLATO educational computer systems the school started developing in the '60s, has an infrared touch panel that allows students to answer questions by touching the screen. 1987 Apple Desktop Bus The Apple Desktop Bus, or ADB, is an early kind of USB cable.

Inside P&G's digital revolution - McKinsey Quarterly - Retail & Consumer Goods - Strategy & Analysis. Robert McDonald is a CEO on a mission: to make Procter & Gamble the most technologically enabled business in the world.

Inside P&G's digital revolution - McKinsey Quarterly - Retail & Consumer Goods - Strategy & Analysis

To get there, the 31-year company veteran and former US Army captain is overseeing the large-scale application of digital technology and advanced analytics across every aspect of P&G’s operations and activities—from the way the consumer goods giant creates molecules in its R&D labs to how it maintains relationships with retailers, manufactures products, builds brands, and interacts with customers.

The prize: better innovation, higher productivity, lower costs, and the promise of faster growth. Podcast Inside P&G's digital revolution.


POST-DIGITAL. APPATHY. USAGES. You just shared a link. How long will people pay attention? TRENDS. Three Things The Web Can Learn from Old Media. It has become common wisdom in the tech world that old media represents an obsolete mode of thinking that should be discarded as quickly as possible.

Three Things The Web Can Learn from Old Media

The attitude to physical, broadcast or film media could generally be summed up by saying “Newspapers? Print books? FUTUR. The Interconnected World of Tech Companies [INFOGRAPHIC] The "tech world" is really more of a "tech family.

The Interconnected World of Tech Companies [INFOGRAPHIC]

" Between digital giants' appetites for acquisitions and the tendency of their ex-employees to start new companies, it's easy to see how nearly every blip in the ecosystem is closely related. Mobile Devices Are Lovers In Your Pocket. Gail Chiasson, North American Editor We were recently provided with information from a BBDO-Microsoft advertising study that looked at reaching consumers through understanding their emotional connections to various devices.

Mobile Devices Are Lovers In Your Pocket

At the core of the study are consumers and their relationships with screens. These are not impersonal devices but rather, personifications of their users: caring, loving, normal.


The 5 must-knows about how readers navigate news online, drawn from new Pew study. How do readers get to news sites?

The 5 must-knows about how readers navigate news online, drawn from new Pew study

How long do they stay once there? And where do they go when they leave? Just two months after releasing the mammoth State of the News Media 2011 report, my industrious friends at Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism have a detailed new report to answer those questions. Based on analysis of nine months of Nielsen data about the 25 largest U.S. news sites, the study confirms many truisms about online behavior but also yields some surprises. Let’s start with a finding that does both, and is a topic of little previous research, to my knowledge. The top one is subdomains or related sites, for example exiting for are sharing sites, both directly to places like Facebook and via widgets (like “add this”) on news sites.Third is Google — not Google search results or Google news but or specific Google tools like maps.


METRICS. WEB. VIDEO. TABLETS. MOBILE. SOCIAL. (Billet invité) Pierre Bellanger : L'avenir des réseaux sociaux. J'ai le plaisir de partager avec vous cette réflexion de Pierre Bellanger, fondateur et PDG de Skyrock, et donc de la plate-forme Skyblog, sur l'avenir des réseaux sociaux.

(Billet invité) Pierre Bellanger : L'avenir des réseaux sociaux

Les premiers services de réseaux sociaux sur Internet ont eu pour promesse initiale d’aider à la mise en relation entre elles de personnes appartenant à des populations définies par un besoin ou une situation. Sous la forme originelle de groupes de soutien, les malades souffrant d’une même pathologie se retrouvent sur des forums précurseurs de ces services. En Asie, le coréen « CyWorld » débute en 1999 et fédère la jeune génération qui s’y retrouve sous le couvert d’avatars. Au Japon, « Mixi », fondé en 2000, recrute sur invitation, favorisant la constitution d’un réseau homogène. Le chinois « Renren », créé en 2005, se focalise sur la communauté estudiantine ‐ avec quand même plus 160 millions de membres ‐ qui échangent sous pseudo. Tout d’abord, le premier usage de « Facebook » est incroyable.