Tomorrow At Big Think: Blogger Steve Rubel

PR


expert and blogger Steve Rubel comes to Big Think tomorrow to discuss

the intersection between the new media technologies and marketing

strategies. Post your questions for him here.

Steve Rubel is Senior Vice President and Director of

Insights for Edelman Digital. He is regularly referred to by CNET PC Magazine, Forbes and other magazines for his knowledge of media and

online trends as they affect marketing communications.


Rubel has been included on a number of notable lists including PR

Week's 40 Under 40, The Forbes.com Web Celeb 25, PC Magazine's 100

Favorite Blogs, Media Magazine's Media 100, the AlwaysOn/Technorati

Open Media 100 and the CNET News.com Blog 100.


His blog, Micro Persuasion, follows digital trends and has 50,000 daily readers. Rubel also writes a bi-weekly column in Advertising Age.

LinkedIn meets Tinder in this mindful networking app

Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.

Getty Images
Sponsored
Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.

No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate.

Keep reading Show less

Wealth inequality is literally killing us. The economy should work for everyone.

This economy has us in survival mode, stressing out our bodies and minds.

Videos
  • Economic hardship is linked to physical and psychological illness, resulting in added healthcare expenses people can't afford.
  • The gig economy – think Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit, Handy – is marketed as a 'be your own boss' revolution, but it can be dehumanizing and dangerous; every worker is disposable.
  • The cooperative business model can help reverse wealth inequality.
Keep reading Show less

The most culturally chauvinist people in Europe? Greeks, new research suggests

Meanwhile, Spaniards are the least likely to say their culture is superior to others.

Image: Pew Research Center
Strange Maps
  • Survey by Pew Research Center shows great variation in chauvinism across Europe.
  • Eight most chauvinist countries are in the east, and include Russia.
  • British much more likely than French (and slightly more likely than Germans) to say their culture is "superior" to others.
Keep reading Show less

People who engage in fat-shaming tend to score high in this personality trait

A new study explores how certain personality traits affect individuals' attitudes on obesity in others.

Pixabay
Mind & Brain
  • The study compared personality traits and obesity views among more than 3,000 mothers.
  • The results showed that the personality traits neuroticism and extraversion are linked to more negative views and behaviors related to obesity.
  • People who scored high in conscientiousness are more likely to experience "fat phobia.
Keep reading Show less