Wednesday, May 22

WeChat, an instant messaging app, has recently bolstered its marketing efforts in North America, with brand ambassadorship as one of the methods. (Creative Commons photo by Premkumar Masilamani via Picasa)

Don’t drink the brand ambassador Kool-Aid

Become a brand ambassador – it’s a great way to gain experience doing nothing, and annoy people on campus. During the fall quarter of my first year, when I should have been studying for my imminent Chemistry 14A final, I was carousing around Westwood with a bunch of actors in grey shirts promoting WeChat, the direct messaging application most popular in China. Read more...

Photo: WeChat, an instant messaging app, has recently bolstered its marketing efforts in North America, with brand ambassadorship as one of the methods. (Creative Commons photo by Premkumar Masilamani via Picasa)

WeChat, an instant messaging app, has recently bolstered its marketing efforts in North America, with brand ambassadorship as one of the methods. (Creative Commons photo by Premkumar Masilamani via Picasa)




In the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow have been subject to extensive media coverage due to their public statements relating to their Christian faith. (Creative Commons photos by Keith Allison and Jeffrey Beall via Flickr)

On the media frenzy surrounding faith and football

What do quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Tim Tebow have in common? Judging by their playing careers, probably not a lot – they might even seem like opposites if you think about it. Read more...

Photo: In the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow have been subject to extensive media coverage due to their public statements relating to their Christian faith. (Creative Commons photos by Keith Allison and Jeffrey Beall via Flickr)

In the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow have been subject to extensive media coverage due to their public statements relating to their Christian faith. (Creative Commons photos by Keith Allison and Jeffrey Beall via Flickr)

Pictured: coding languages?

Lost in Boelter: Understanding coding languages

The world of computers revolves around code. Everything that we do with a computer, from booting it up to browsing the internet, is facilitated by collections of computer code files that are packaged into single, functioning units known as software applications – software, for short. Read more...

Photo: Pictured: coding languages?

Pictured: coding languages?

Kendrick Lamar performed his songs "The Blacker the Berry" and "Alight" at the Grammy Awards show Monday night. (Kevin Winter/WireImage.com)

Second Take: Best and worst performances of the 58th annual Grammy Awards

When Grammy performances turn out to be unprecedented spectacles, they are more likely to be remembered. Among top moments of Grammy’s past are P!nk flying over the audience, twirling in giant ribbons hanging from the ceiling as she sang “Glitter in the Air” in 2010 and Kanye West marching on stage dressed as a bandleader to perform “Gold Digger” in 2006. Read more...

Photo: Kendrick Lamar performed his songs "The Blacker the Berry" and "Alight" at the Grammy Awards show Monday night. (Kevin Winter/WireImage.com)

Kendrick Lamar performed his songs "The Blacker the Berry" and "Alight" at the Grammy Awards show Monday night. (Kevin Winter/WireImage.com)


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