Archive | August, 2010

HTML 5 Showcase: The Wilderness Downtown

31. August 2010

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I remember seeing this as it launched last week and was itching to post it, I held back a few days, because I wanted to showcase it as a video so everyone could get the full visual experience (it only works in Chrome browser, so naturally, the demo was built by Google!). This is by [...]

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Augmented Reality City 3D (Glasses Required!)

31. August 2010

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You may remember a video I posted back in Feb, it was called “Augmented Hyper Reality“, Keiichi Matsuda’s vision of what Augmented Reality could become in the future… So, 7 months on and Keiichi Matsuda is back with another Augmented Reality vision, this time, he has blended Augmented Reality into the every day city life [...]

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Scion tC: Augmented Reality Game

31. August 2010

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ATTIK and North Kingdom have just launched a new Augmented Reality game called “Take On The Machine” where you use an AR marker as a steering wheel to steer your car to victory against your Facebook friends or the global leaderboard. Normally AR games show a lot of jagged edges, but because this game is [...]

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SlideShare: What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

30. August 2010

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For the last three years, Marta Kagan, has updated her famous SlideShare presentation called “What the F**K is Social Media” and for 2010, the presentation has been updated with some more amazing stats and growth comparisons to 2009. Marta has also collected some of the best quotes on social media, from a few of the [...]

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Infographic: Google’s Acquisition Map

28. August 2010

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Here is a great Infographic that maps out most of Google acquisitions since they started buying companies back in 2001. Interestingly, Google CEO Eric Schmidt mentioned earlier this year that they were back on the hunt and ramping up acquisitions to just over one per week. For any company, that is a ridiculously tough thing to do, [...]

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Sony: Media Monster Wars Facebook App

26. August 2010

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Sony has been running a pretty cool Facebook app over the last few weeks, called Media Monster Wars, featuring Justin Timberlake. It’s a well integrated social game that utilises the content on your wall to power your monster. The more photos, videos, comments, likes, shares and interaction you have, the bigger, better and meaner your [...]

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Inkling: Interactive Text Books For The iPad

26. August 2010

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So we’ve seen how iPad Magazines work, and loved them, but what about text books, that’s the next big progression for education right? Well, this video from new tech startup Inkling, might just showcase the future of iPad learning with their end to end iPad textbook publishing platform. Inkling looks to have a few great [...]

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Facebook Places Explained (video)

24. August 2010

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So everyone who reads Digital Buzz would have heard about Facebook Places by now, but really, unless you’re in the US, you’ve not had an opportunity to experience exactly what Facebook Places is. So here is the demo video from the official Facebook YouTube Channel. Facebook Places to me, will ultimately kill off Gowalla & Foursquare over [...]

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Infographic: The Geosocial Universe

23. August 2010

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When you realise there are 4.6 billion mobile phones on the planet, it’s easy to see why everyone believes mobile is the elephant in the room, but when you step back a little further and think about the social aspect of that, and indeed now the Geo Social impact that mobile phones have on our [...]

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Target: Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular

22. August 2010

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Target launched their Fall 2010 fashion range with a mammoth out door event, the sort of occasion we’ve been seeing some amazing projection mapping come to life at. But this time Mother N.Y and Target managed to create an extravaganza with just as much wow factor, using The Standard Hotel in NYC as the event stage, they [...]

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Roger Federer Trickshot Goes Viral

22. August 2010

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4 days and 4+ million views, that’s what you get when you throw Roger Federer into a viral video and seed it to perfection. It’s kind of scary when you take a step back and think about how many of these trick-shot-style viral videos are out there (or have been), and how almost every time, no matter [...]

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IBM: The Art Of Data Video

20. August 2010

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This is a beautiful behind the scenes video for IBM’s Data Campaign that was release earlier this year, I don’t think it made it to Australia, so it’s the first time I’ve seen any of the campaign creative (sorry if it’s old?!). What I really love about this video isn’t just the fantastic insights and [...]

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Chatroulette: The Last Exorcism Campaign

19. August 2010

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I didn’t realise anyone was still using Chatroulette since the hype died off, let alone running campaigns through it, but for what it’s worth, this is a pretty cool (but predictable) campaign for “The Last Exorcism” horror movie. It features a girl interacting with people through the web cam, giggling as she looks to unzip her top for the guys on the [...]

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Facebook Integration At The Coca Cola Village

18. August 2010

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If you’ve been wondering how to seamlessly integrate an experiential event with Facebook, here is how to do it, in real time! Again, the guys over in Israel are doing some amazing work, this time it was Publicis (E-dologic) and Promarket who have developed an innovative experiential event for Coca Cola Israel that synced everyone who participated, live [...]

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Lynx: The Wingman Academy Webisodes

18. August 2010

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Lynx recently launched a new series of webisodes on Facebook called The Wingman Academy, a new training facility designed to get rid of dating irritations as they put it, in typical lynx style! The webisodes train you on how to become a better wingman by avoiding all the typical advances, irritations, chic chats (as they [...]

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The Twitter & YouTube Movie Trailers

16. August 2010

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A month or two ago, Sony Pictures released a trailer for the Social Network movie, to which many people were unsure if it was true or not, unfortunately it is, and on the back of that we’ve seen a few great parody’s in the YouTube Movie Trailer and the Twitter Movie Trailer start to appear and gain some traction [...]

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Sapporo Beer: Website Treasure Hunt

16. August 2010

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Dentsu Canada recently teamed up with Lollipop to create a digital campaign for Sapporo Beer in Canada, a place where Sapporo was a largely unknown brand. So they built a story around the brands history and brewing process that unfolded online, a place where users would be asked to collect special scrolls across a large [...]

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Stop Motion Film By BLU: Big Bang Big Boom

16. August 2010

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You probably remember Blu’s last stop motion painted film called COMBO, it was an amazing creative piece. Well this one 12 months on is probably even better, and has almost 3 million combined views between YouTube & Vimeo in just 4 weeks. This time, the animation is BLU’s view on how the world might have [...]

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Barclays Bank Advergame: 56 Sage Street

15. August 2010

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Your first reaction when watching this game trailer will be something like… how does a Grand Theft Auto style game educate people about banking. Well, when your intended market are teenagers not interested in what banks have to say, it all starts to seem a little simpler, particularly when you combine the best selling Sim City style [...]

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Wunderman’s Gnome Has Been Kidnapped

13. August 2010

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There has been some action at the Y&R building in Sydney this week, I’m on the 10th floor and noticed posters being put up for a “missing” gnome, yep, pretty weird, but it’s seems it’s not just any gnome, it’s Wunderman’s “Wundergnome”. A few days later, the Wundergnome appeared on Facebook crying out for help, followed [...]

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