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BItly's Interesting Experiments with Rt.ly and Real-Time Media Map

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I love bit.ly and have been using it for a long time. Bit.ly has a lot of data scientists who help with innovation including my friend Hilary Mason who was with Bitly as a data scientist.
I was thrilled to discover two tools in the Bitly portfolio that seemed cool, useful and help us go through the overload of content that comes our way everyday.
1. RT.ly lets you see what are the most popular links that are being shared. You can search for keywords, topics, networks, location, domain and language. With such a lot of information flowing across the internet it helps to see what is popular in real-time. I use it to search for real time news and links being shared on the keywords Apartments or topic real estate or both

2. Bitly Real-Time Media Map : You can see which newspaper, Radio/TV, magazines and Online only media is popular by location and article. See which articles in the Economist are popular and find the states they are popular in.

Check both these tools, you may end up using both…

Au Revoir 2013 - Looking forward to a great 2014 - 7 Memorable Events in 2013

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What Pop Science says in this Tweet is applicable to everything in life
With science, every year is better than the last. So excited for 2014!
— Popular Science (@PopSci) December 31, 2013
2013 was amazing, a career change, visiting new lands, making new friends, learning about new technology and watching the success of friends.

1. Knowledge Not Shared Is Lost For Ever: My keynote at the Certificate Completion Ceremony at Georgetown University was a highlight. I spoke at the same lectern where Hillary Clinton, Warren Buffet had spoken a few weeks before me and many Heads of State and great speakers before them. I enjoy teaching as a adjunct at Georgetown (http://bit.ly/xcpd732)

2. Speaking in Warsaw, Poland and a trip to Krakow: I spoke at the Conference of Deans and Directors of MBA Universities in Warsaw Poland. I have never been to Poland and this was a great opportunity to see Warsaw. I was so happy to watch Yelp in action in Warsaw and a nice meeting with Karolina Yelp Warsaw&#…