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AirBites by AirBnB: Miami Ad School Concept

24. March 2015


A pretty cool concept from Miami Ad School students in Berlin, it’s called AirBites and is thought out to be a new venture from AirBnB where budding chefs and cooks can AirBite their home cooked dinners to tourists who are traveling through that area. I wish they’d actually do this, we pitched this to tourism [...]

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Crossy Road: A Super Addictive Mobile Game

9. March 2015


Flappy Bird? How about Crossy Road instead… A new super addictive mobile game that’s had over 50 Million downloads since it launched 3 months ago, pulling in over $10m in revenue. And while perhaps that $10m isn’t a huge number, when the game was made by just 2 guys from Australia, that’s a jackpot. Crossy [...]

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Adobe Celebrates 25 Years of Photoshop

21. February 2015


We’ve all grown up on Photoshop, it’s perhaps one of the most important pieces of software ever created, and it might just be the tool that got you your first job, or keeps you in a job, so Adobe have just put out a nice tribute to its 25th anniversary for all of us to [...]

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Google Presents “The Android Chorus”

15. February 2015


So what happens when you take 300 odd Android phones, connect them all up and try to make them play a song together? Well, Google calls it “The Android Chorus” and its a little bit of tech-wizardry fun. There’s not much else to do but hit play, turn up the sound, and enjoy. This was [...]

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Luna: The World’s First Smart Bed

31. January 2015


Well, we’ve spoken about how 2015 will be the ‘Connected’ everything year, and here’s another one to hit the market, this time, it’s LUNA, a smart bed that learns how you like to sleep, helping to manage temperatures between the sheets and for both sides of the bed, along with heart rate and breathing patterns. [...]

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Google: The Year In Search 2014

17. December 2014


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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Intel: How We Keep Stephen Hawking Talking

8. December 2014


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’

7. December 2014


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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Durex Launches World’s First Dual Screen Ad

30. November 2014


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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Next Glass: Beer & Wine Taste Matching App

26. November 2014


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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TAXI: The Vending Machine Project

12. November 2014


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

5. November 2014


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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The Idea Catchers: A Video About Creative Life

1. November 2014


For anyone who works in the creative industry, this is a nice reminder of why you probably love it. The people who chase the future, who take experiences and turn them into ideas, who procrastinate, who push the world forward and are most powerful force in business. Enjoy the video over the weekend!

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SlideShare: How Google Works By Eric Schmidt

26. October 2014


Grab your morning coffee and have a good 5 minute read of this SlideShare presentation from Eric Schmidt, called ‘How Google Works’. It summaries the recent NY Times Best Selling book in 54 slides to give you a very top line look at what they unravel in the book about how Google runs its business. [...]

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ProGlove: A Professional Wearable-Tech Glove

25. October 2014


Meet ProGlove, a professional grade wearable-tech item concept that shows that not everything ‘Wearables’ are a ‘trend’… ProGlove is a actually a wearable tool, targeted at professional production processes (think car manufacturers). ProGlove enables its wearer to work faster, more accurately and more efficiently, plus it’s easy to use and unlocks a new level of [...]

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Waterstones & Airbnb Seize The #waterstonestexan Moment

23. October 2014


So you’ve probably heard about the American (a Texan at that) that got locked inside a Waterstone’s bookstore after hours. His initial tweet sparked a hilarious trending conversation, one that was a perfect showcase of the narrative and creative power of the Twitter platform. Get the full lowdown at many different sites, like here: [...]

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SlideShare: Digital Strategy Toolbox 2014

19. October 2014


We posted our good friend Julian Cole’s first version of the ‘Digital Strategy Toolkit‘ almost two years ago, and this week he’s just released his 2014 updated version of that famous presentation. The Digital Strategy Toolbox for 2014 is now on SlideShare and embedded above for everyone to take note, get inspired and enjoy some [...]

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McDonald’s: Gourmet Burger Kiosks

12. October 2014


McDonald’s in Australia is changing the fast food game with a new experimental restaurant serving ‘build your own’ gourmet burger meals that customers create on in-store kiosks, meaning you might never have to talk to that 16 year old order taker kid again! The Kiosk is extremely easy to use, and focuses on up-selling by [...]

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Volvo Trucks: The Casino Stunt Video

26. September 2014


Volvo hasn’t given up on their YouTube content strategy, with this new piece called ‘The Casino’. Although this time, it’s forumla is slightly different, it’s not really the same kind of product demonstration stunt they’ve become famous for showing off, and while adopting a similar feel, it goes a little more traditional. With a hidden [...]

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Intel: Introducing the 21st Century Robot Project

20. September 2014


So you’ve always wanted a Robot right? Well, in just a few months time, you’ll be able to make one. Intel has been working on ‘The 21st Century Robot Project’ which will bring intelligent robots to the masses, for about $1500 USD for the DIY Kit. You’ll then join the eco system of makers where [...]

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