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Creative Funny Social

BP Global PR Takes Off!!

This spoof BP Global PR account on Twitter has more followers than the real one.

Almost 30k compared to 5k. They’re also trending as #bpcares.

Read more about it here.

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Creative General Social

Borrowing Culture in the Remix Age

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Walking on Eggshells: Borrowing Culture in the Remix Age from Brendan Schlagel on Vimeo.

Interesting film about intellectual property and remix culture.

“Walking on Eggshells” is a 24-minute documentary about appropriation, creative influence, re-use and intellectual property in the remix age.

Worth a watch.

Full details here.

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Social Technology

Do Good

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Replace your banners and turn everyday web browsing into donations that support green initiatives and movement for positive social change. Seen this tried before but this looks really nicely done.

http://dogoodhq.com/

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Digital Social Technology

To Haiti With Love

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Nice digital art project to help build houses in Haiti.

http://www.tohaitiwithlove.co.uk/

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Social Technology

FIFA World Cup South Africa Fixtures 2010

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Starts soon.

So here’s a mega-handy feed for you iCal or whatever…

http://icalshare.com/calendars/3843

And here’s a good old table from the BBC.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/world_cup_2010/groups_and_teams

C’mon!!

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Digital Social Technology Web

IBM The Internet of Things

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/sfEbMV295Kk&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&hd=1

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More smart thinking from IBM.

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Creative Design Digital Social Technology

Google Envelopes. In concept beta

There’s something really nice about taking something form the digital space and giving it physical form. Few privacy concerns maybe, but I like it as a concept.

Designers Rahul Mahtani & Yofred Moik from the Industrial Design program at Syracuse University came up with this concept called Google Envelopes.

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Creative Digital Social Technology

Data based choice. Vote for policies, not personalities

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This website is brilliant.

When people vote on actual POLICY the parties are rated:

1/ Green Party
2/ Liberal Democrats
3/ Labour
4/ Conservatives
5/ UKIP
6/ BNP

Take the test for yourself.

http://voteforpolicies.org.uk/

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Funny Social Web

Lady Gaga performs “Telephone” on Chatroulette. Midly NSFW

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/8qBFNaA7u1E&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&hd=1

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Brutal.