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  • End of culture

    This post on the end of culture as inspired by a presentation. Pip Bingemann of Springboards.ai presented at Cannes in Cairns – a marketing festival for Australians who wouldn’t be able to go to the Cannes Festival of Advertising. Pip’s presentation touched with things I had seen about the end of culture and had some interesting…

  • Psychotherapy + culture

    Psychotherapy Psychotherapy is using psychological techniques to to help improve: It can involve sessions that are one on one, or be part of a group experience. Psychotherapy in culture American TV brought the emotional and mental anguish of life into its programming, for instance, this segment from from Thirtysomething. The TV series Frasier put the…

  • Chicano culture + more stuff

    Chicano culture Japan has had a small but vibrant Chicano culture scene for years. The Japanese have had a community on the west coast of the US for over a century and a love of the detailed sub-cultures of the US. Japan also influences cultures and consumers in Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong and even China.…

  • TV synced online ads & other news

    TV synced online advertising TV synced Facebook News Feed ads yield 60% lift | Facebook Marketing Partners – TV synced advertising seems to have a similar effect to TV synced radio campaigns (PDF) Culture Hip-hop is getting old, man | Quartz – interesting discussion on cultural cycles. Soothsayer in the Hills Sees Silicon Valley’s Sinister…

  • Online advertising targeting

    Ad blocking has become a thing; with a UK government minister likening it to a protection racket kneecapping online advertising targeting. This felt similar to  the the early 2000s and political action against file sharing. A cursory glance of publicly available data shows a few  things: This starts to paint a picture of something being broken in the…

  • Guanxi online + other news

    Guanxi 56minus1 :: » guanxi in the Chinese web :: – the rapid rise of Chinese social media has resulted in changes in guanxi. This means more pressure on the government to take action bypassing guanxi. Influencers and experts with a following have a new form of guanxi Business Yahoo Announces Next Steps in Open…

  • Empathy delusion + more things

    Ian Murray of House 51 takes on some marketing sacred cows such as brand purpose in The Empathy Delusion. His presentation sets out to show how different marketing and agency folk are from the general public. Positive traits, like the gumption to move to London put a difference between them and the general public. This…

  • Dumb internet

    Over the past 20 years has the modern web became a dumb internet? That’s essentially a less nuanced version of what media theorist Douglas Rushkoff proposed. In his essay ‘The Internet Used to Make Us Smarter. No Not So Much” Rushkoff outlines the following points: Rushkoff’s commentary is interesting for a number of reasons. He…

  • Android to iPhone & more

    Daring Fireball | U.S. Army Special Operations Switching From Android To iPhone – interesting comments on OS stability, from Android to iPhone,  more on security related stories here.  Digibarn Stories: Rob Barnaby and WordStar and much more (June 2008) – Barnaby’s ability to code in assembly was legendary – seems especially insane now when languages like Swift are…