Hyperconnectivity in 2010

A look at the world of brands, media, communication, technology and that in 2010. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=2037535&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 2010: Entertainment and Communication from Faris Yakob on Vimeo. There’s loads more great insights and thinking over at Faris’ blog.

Classical Music and Shining Eyes

TED talks are normally good, but this one is brilliant. Since 1979, Benjamin Zander has been the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic. He’s known around the world as both a guest conductor and a speaker on leadership. He has two passions: classical music and helping us all realise our untapped love for it; and byContinue reading “Classical Music and Shining Eyes”

Advertising trends explained… via the BBC Creative Department. Pt2

Part 2 of my all-new essential guide to trends in advertising; aka “popular+creative YouTube videos brought to terrestrial TV in the form of advertising”. This time it’s the BBC creative department, again. Spotted this trailer on TV last night. 1/ BBC Sport – We Support Your Team! 2/ Matt McAllister setting the Guiness World RecordContinue reading “Advertising trends explained… via the BBC Creative Department. Pt2”

Is Twitter about to go mainstream?

Twitter has been through some tough times recently. It’s had a senior management change, issues with scalability and infrastructure, and companies like Friendfeed have been quick to innovate and are hot on their heels. But could all that be about to change?? A few brands have dabbled with Twitter; but the mighty pop-celeb-car-crash that isContinue reading “Is Twitter about to go mainstream?”

Animals by Kristofer Ström, for Minilogue

Minilogue have teamed up with Kristofer Ström again to release to follow-up to the brilliant “Hitchhikers Choice” video. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1781230&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 Minilogue – Animals from ljudbilden on Vimeo. For best viewing open the video on Vimeo and switch to HD and Full Screen mode. Director/Animator/Characterdesign: Kristofer Ström AE/Filmmaestro/Cutting: Erik Buchholtz Producers: Bart Yates, Nicholas Wakeham Studio: varelsen.comContinue reading “Animals by Kristofer Ström, for Minilogue”

Why I’ve fallen in love with Google Reader

I’ve recently realised what a complete waste of time it is opening up my bookmarks, visiting a site, checking for new content, closing the site, opening up my bookmarks, going to the next site, checking for new content, closing the site, repeat, etc, etc, etc. I decided to give Google Reader a try after JoeContinue reading “Why I’ve fallen in love with Google Reader”