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Aden Hepburn - who has written 1612 posts on Digital Buzz Blog.

Aden is the Digital Buzz founder and currently Managing Director & ECD of VML (WPP - Y&R Brands) in Sydney, Australia. Aden has worked on a host of large global brands and many leading Australian businesses over the past 11 years; delivering best in class digital marketing and advertising with a focus on creative-innovation and digital platforms. He's won numerous global creative awards including multiple Cannes Lions, One Show Awards, IAB MiXX, AIMIA, AWARD, New York Festivals and Spikes Asia awards amongst others. Aden also sits on the digital committee of the Communications Council of Australia, contributes to other industry bodies and judges many local and global awards shows. View Aden's Full Profile Here

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Google: The Year In Search 2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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Google’s annual ‘Year In Search’ is out, and in 2014 we searched trillions of times. So what do these searches say about us? About the world? Explore the Year in Search microsite from Google that lets you dig into the biggest stories of 2014, the big moments, the most important sporting/political events and the weirdest [...]

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SlideShare: Purpose Driven Presentation Tips

Saturday, December 13, 2014

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If you’ve ever been stuck while trying to crack a good presentation flow to generate outcomes in Keynote or Powerpoint, then this SlideShare will help give you a few tips for success, based on a theory of “THE WHAT”, “THE WHY” and “THE HOW”, this deck will talk you through tips, provide links to helpful [...]

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ANDY Awards Amazing Call for Entries Videos

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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Sometimes the ‘Call for Entries’ campaigns at the world’s best award shows, almost deserve awards themselves. And if there was ever a time, these three videos signalling that the ANDY’s are open for submissions, probably make the cut! First up is the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist, having one of the most stressful jobs on the [...]

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Intel: How We Keep Stephen Hawking Talking

Monday, December 8, 2014

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In early 2015, Intel will release to the public, with open access, a new assisted communications platform that will help over 3 million people globally with disabilities, communicate with the world. And today, Intel demonstrated for the first time with Professor Stephen Hawking, that very platform, after spending the last few years together developing the [...]

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Facebook Creates Series of ‘Just In Case Studies’

Sunday, December 7, 2014

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Created for when you need them most, Facebook ‘Just In Case Studies’ are slightly humorous, short video pieces that become almost tutorials, in the fact they will show you how to use some of the more delicate features of Facebook, with an interesting story that you’ve probably experienced yourself, wrapped around it. Like how to [...]

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Pepsi Max: 3D Projection Time Tunnel Portal

Saturday, December 6, 2014

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In the cold and gloomy tunnels of London Bridge, Pepsi Max gave unsuspecting commuters an augmented reality, stereo projection experience to reveal a giant portal to prehistoric dinosaurs and futuristic cyborgs as part of the latest installment from the Pepsi Max’s Unbelievable campaign. A thin gauze stretched across the entire tunnel for projections to activate [...]

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Durex Launches World’s First Dual Screen Ad

Sunday, November 30, 2014

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DUREX creates a new way to interact with its ads, with a short film that follows a mail boy delivering a package of condoms to an apartment block that seems to be full of people having some fun… as the film shows you various couples getting a little hot/steamy through windows .etc But, if you’ve [...]

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Chrysler Launches Oculus Rift VR Experience

Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Chrysler has created a first-of-its-kind interactive, photo­real virtual reality (VR) experience. It’s called ‘Beneath the Surface’ and is a four-minute experiment that pushes the boundaries of what’s doable in virtual reality. Using the latest Oculus Rift DK2 headset, users are immersed in a beautiful rendering of the Chrysler 200 and taken on an audiovisual tour [...]

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Next Glass: Beer & Wine Taste Matching App

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Check out Next Glass. A data-driven beer and wine matching app that can tell you if you’ll like a particular drink, just by scanning the bottle, so that you’ll never have a bad drink again. The app creates a “taste profile” by identifying your current favourite beers and wines, as well as your preferred flavours [...]

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Kellogg Throws Down Instagram Challenges

Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Kellogg is throwing down the challenge to teens and their smartphones in Australia with ‘Nutri-Grain Throwdowns’, a real-world mobile gaming experience that has been launched with the new ‘Nutri-Grain Throwdowns’ app which sees teens battle it out in 21 interactive challenges, competing against their friends and influencers across surf, skate, bike and dance amongst others. [...]

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McDonald’s: Drop Into Macca’s Mobile Game

Saturday, November 15, 2014

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Here’s a pretty cool mobile game from McDonald’s in Australia, it’s called “Drop Into Macca’s” and the game allows you to literally drop into Maccas, via a skydiving kid, to score points and earn rewards like Burgers and $1000 cash cards! The game is pretty addictive, almost flappy-bird like… But its activated with the movement [...]

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SlideShare: The SoDA 2H 2014 Digital Report

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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It’s november, so the annual SoDA 2H Digital Marketing Report is out on SlideShare, a 44 page report that covers some of the most important topics in the digital industry today, along with thought-leadership pieces, a cross-section of trends and campaign examples. Some of the latest trends covered in the 2H SoDA Digital Report are; [...]

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TAXI: The Vending Machine Project

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Vending machines have taken the advertising world by storm over the last 2 years. They’ve won at every award show on the planet, and taken out some of the most prestigious pieces of metal. So what are our expectations of a vending machine now? Will it use facial recognition to scan our faces for an [...]

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Reactvertising: Real-Time Advertising Agencies

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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Speed is everything in the new age of advertising agencies, it’s all about real-time content and less about thinking.. right?! With Reactvertising™ from Toronto ad agency john st, your brand will never miss another opportunity to own the conversation. By ignoring old school “thinking” paradigms in favour of “reactivism”, john st. is leaading the way [...]

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Malaysia “A Minute of Silence” Mobile Campaign

Monday, November 3, 2014

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With such horrible tragedies hitting just months apart, Malaysia invites the rest of the world who spend time online, to disconnect from the internet temporarily to honour the victims of the recent tragedies – no Facebook, emails, web surfing, calls or messaging. Just a minute of silence. The video above showcases the campaign and how [...]

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