Archive for TheOatmeal SmartBlogs

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, a self-proclaimed tech geek, had already answered a handful of questions after his talk at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival.

A woman toward the back of the hall stood to ask the next one. She was holding a giant doll of the TiVo logo, and her question was simple: Can she take a picture of Shaq holding the doll?[…] Continue Reading »

Why you can’t be the only go-to person on your team; how Brian Henson strives to live up to his father’s legacy; and tips for ensuring you’re an effective manager.

It’s all in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Leadership:

Image credit: narvikk, via iStockphoto[…] Continue Reading »

LinkedIn’s strategy to expand its user-base beyond job-seekers; plus, the answer to the question, “What makes more money — a tweet or a like?”

It’s all in this week’s top 5 most clicked links in SmartBrief on Social Media:

Image credit: narvikk, via iStock Photo[…] Continue Reading »

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Matthew Inman built an online humor empire in less than two years with The Oatmeal — a collection of bizarre and profane stories, quizzes and comics that gets about 30 million views per month and was named one of the best blogs of 2010 by Time.[…] Continue Reading »