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The end of advertising as we know it

November 27, 2007

According to a recent IBM Institute for Business Value study titled The end of advertising as we know it, and based on IBM global surveys of more than 2,400 consumers and 80 advertising experts, it seems the Advertising industry is about to be changed completely in the near future when: “spending on interactive, one-to-one advertising […]

Social Media to the Power of 7 Squared

November 16, 2007

Greg Verdino of the Crayon marketing company and of my favorite marketing bloggers gave this presentation today within a PR News Online webinar on social media public relations. Titled “Social Media to the Power of 7 Squared” his part of the event focuses on the “basics of blogger outreach and some simple ways to use […]

Mediasnackers age: an unsnacked observation

November 7, 2007

“It’s time to acknowledge that in a truly multimedia environment of 2025, most Americans don’t need to understand more than a hundred or so words at a time, and certainly will never read anything approaching the length of an old-fashioned book. We need a frank reassessment of where long-form literacy itself lies in the spectrum […]

2007 weblogawards: Vote for Wonderland or Not

November 5, 2007

One of my top favorite bloggers and best online friends Cooper from Wonderland or Not made it to the final list within the 2007 Weblog Awards Best of the Top 3501 – 5000 Blogs. If you don’t know her blog yet this might be the right time to have a look and read one post. […]

Jathia’s Wager: Open Source Social Movie Making

November 3, 2007

The opening scene in the first draft of Jathia’s Wager shows a group of people is led by an old man to the edge of a dark forest looking outside into a new world: EXT. GRASS FIELD – DAY: A dark forest sits at the end of a perfectly maintained sea of grass. Small clusters […]

Traffic data analysis: patterns for October

November 2, 2007

You may say I am a control freak but one of the reasons I tend to prefer the online environment for the disconnected one (the things usually referred as “world”) is that using the right tools you can have a pretty good idea about what is really going on in the online one. and with […]

Dubai World Islands: landmarks of ingenuity

November 1, 2007

Following another great article from my favorite urban culturist about Islands and their roles in cultures and literature I was dragged to dig a bit further into the subject of the Dubai World Islands. Watching the accompanied 3D simulation movie I was first under the impression this megalomaniac project is yet in design stages and […]

October’s Triple Google Dance: eliminating Paid Link industry?

October 31, 2007

Google Dance is a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) professional term referring to the period of time when Google indices are tuned. According to Wikipedia Google Dance often cause “both a fluctuation in index size as well a significant change in a web site’s search result position.” A week ago, on Wednesday morning October 24, the […]

Lunacore Photoshop Training: how to beautify a face

October 16, 2007

We all know advertising agencies have professionals working for them in making all the faces we see in their ads look perfect but how exactly is it done? This Photoshop tutorial from Lunacore Photoshop Training reveals the secrets of retouching art, showing step by step how the face of an ordinary human can be turned […]

Nanc-e: the nannybot

October 11, 2007

Some great laughs we had around the idea of a baby care robot when our daughter was a few months old and some pretty hard nights were passing by. We even had a few prototypes discussed and my younger brother was excited to jump in with a few of his own ideas. I am telling […]