Thursday, August 31, 2006

Zoomr Photo Journey

Zoomr (a photo site like Flickr) has added some functionality enabling links within pictures. Staufenberger has had a go - link (click on the photo in the blog post to link to Zoomr)

Save the 76-ball

(Via Boing Boing) Here's a customer driven campaign to save a piece of brand iconography - the "ball on a pole" outside 76 fuel forecourts. It seems like the brand masters want to make it a more bland and standard pillar. Makes you wonder why the people at 76 are bothering - removing a bit of a brand experience that people care about - link.

Monday, August 14, 2006

Spell With Zombies

This is pretty cool. That is, if you like spelling words with zombies it's cool. Link

Bad Powerpoint Can Kill

From Presentation Zen - an over reliance on poor slides contributed to some poor military plans - link

Friday, August 11, 2006

Making Art Accessible

I found out about this Tate London project via Three Minds. It's a way of making the art at the Tate more relevant to the viewer by allowing them to create their own galleries - link

2.0 Trends

Observations from the ever interesting Russell Davies on some of the main trends in the marketing world relating to webby stuff - link

The Marvels of Nature

The natural world never ceases to amaze me. This article talks about how parasites can change their host's behaviour to improve the parasites chances of replication. The implication is that human behaviour could be altered by some of these wee beasties without us knowing anything is wrong. This has relevance to viral ideas and "Ooze" (Objects of Sociability) - the ideas most likely to spread are the ones that change the beliefs / behaviour of the carrier to that they are more likely to spread.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Trendwatching Latest

Latest from Trend Watching on "Innovation Overload" - link