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Casey Glass - who has written 24 posts on Digital Buzz Blog.

Casey is a Product Development Manager in Sydney, Australia. Casey has been working non-stop in the digital space since 1996, a time when Flash was called FutureSplash and HTML was coded into stone blocks by hand. View Casey's Full Profile Here

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BMW / Need for Speed: Shift

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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EA Games has a great Twitter promotion running at the moment catering to car aficionados, and gamers alike for their new Need For Speed: Shift game. There are five missions that need to be completed over five days. Todays mission? Find a BMW on Google Maps Street View, take a screenshot and post it to [...]

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How two creatives dealt with “The Sack”

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Some people just can’t stop being creative. On 09/09/09, advertising creatives Shane Dawson and Ben Birchall from Melbourne found themselves out of a job. After 5 years at the same agency, this creative duo is given their pink slips after a big account walks. They decide to document their redundancy, and their campaign to get [...]

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Tap and Take: Samsung Campaign

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Samsung (with the help of their global advertising partner Leo Burnett) recently launched a new digital camera range with a difference. The ST550 & ST500 are revolutionary dual screen digital cameras which have a forward facing LCD touch screen panel for taking self portraits (should be big hit with the shameless self promotion types on [...]

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AT&T “You Will” ads from 1993

Monday, September 21, 2009

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How many movies from the 80′s and 90′s depicting the not-so-distant future (now) got it right? Flying cars, underwater cities, three course meals in pill form? Check out these ads made by AT&T from 1993. Just about every futuristic situation they show is common place today (except maybe for the BladeRunner-esque lighting). What visions of the [...]

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Monopoly City Streets: the biggest board ever

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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Hasbro and Google have teamed up to create the biggest game of Monopoly ever, with the board being the entire world in Google Maps. They are calling it “Monopoly City Streets“. The basic premise is that you start out with $US3 million. Then you can roam Google Maps and buy any street in the world [...]

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Crazy German Microsoft Project Waterslide Viral

Friday, August 7, 2009

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Have you seen the video of a crazy German getting some serious air time from the biggest slip & slide you’ve ever seen? Turns out this is a viral campaign from Germany for Microsoft Project. It is now clear that this German isn’t crazy at all. His name is Bruno Kammerl and he’s got mad [...]

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Augmented Reality 2.0 Future Of Interactivity

Friday, August 7, 2009

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Aden has be all over what’s hot in Augmented Reality lately, but let me show you what the next generation of augmented reality has in store for you. Currently in the prototype stages, this technology demo by researchers at the University of The Future Tokyo are using ultrasound technology to give holograms a solid feel. [...]

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Brizzly does Twitter better than Twitter

Friday, August 7, 2009

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If there were awards for the cutest logo – Brizzly would win hands down. The little bear in the bird suit is one of the best mascots for a web application I’ve seen since the MailChimp. But Brizzly is more than just cute, Thing Labs have brought the powerful ideas and features that make web [...]

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Nissan’s Electric Car iPhone App!

Monday, August 3, 2009

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Need to charge your new electric car? There is an iPhone App for that too! It seems everyone has an iPhone these days, or everyone is developing an App for it. Nissan is reportedly in the prototype stages of developing an iPhone application that integrates the ubiquitous device with the onboard computer of the upcoming Nissan LEAF electric [...]

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