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National Geographic Photo Contest 2012 - In Focus Once again, National Geographic is holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. Beginning on September 1, the society started gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2012 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 50 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [50 photos]

Interview with Nelly Ben Hayoun 1 / 16 The American Spirit in the film “Disaster Playground” by Nelly Ben Hayoun (Photo: Nick Ballon © Nelly Ben Hayoun) Among the pack of emerging designers who aren’t exactly making chairs, Nelly Ben Hayoun stands out, both for the experiential value of her mega-projects and their deep impact (pardon the pun) on gigantic, seemingly remote organisations. Take the International Space Orchestra, a group of space scientists from NASA and the SETI Institute, who she pulled together from scratch to form a fully-fledged orchestra, collaborating with Beck, Bobby Womack, Bruce Sterling, and Penguin Café.

Introducing Your New Favorite Sport, "Combat Juggling" Ten marketing lessons from the Barack Obama Presidential campaign I wanted to make a few observations about why Obama was elected to be the 44th President of the United States. This is a marketing blog, not a political blog. These are not political observations, but thoughts about marketing. Please Allow This Crazy Dutch Giant To Tell You How To Win A Bar Fight Campagne présidentielle de 2008: la campagne 2.0 de Barack Obama La campagne présidentielle menée par Barack Obama en 2008 est l'exemple d'une campagne novatrice en tout point. Observant un certain désintérêt de le population américaine face aux élections, Barack Obama a décidé d'innover en se présentant avec un nouveau principe : celui d'aller à la rencontre de ses électeurs. ce principe n'est en réalité pas nouveau, la manière de l'exercer est nouvelle. En effet, Obama a mêlé Internet et terrain afin d'avoir plus d'influence sur l'ensemble de la populations et a opté pour un nouveau type de financement : les dons populaires. 1. Une campagne tournée vers les gens. Barack Obama a été le premier candidat à une élection à s'apercevoir de l'énorme potentiel des réseaux sociaux Internet et des avantages qu'il pouvait en tirer, d'où le thème de sa campagne : "Go where the people are" traduit en français par : "Aller là où les gens sont".

Barack Obama and the Facebook Election The presidential election of 2008 will go down in history for an obvious symbolic reason that will inspire future generations. Yet while pundits were focused on Barack Obama's race, another largely overlooked factor in his success was his powerful techno-demographic appeal. We know that Obama's landmark victory was due, in part, to a groundswell of support among young Americans.

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