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State of the Union

Published: (Updated: ) in culture | 文明 | 미디어와 예술 | 人文 by .

State of the Union seems to be BBC Radio 4’s way of replacing the late Alistair Cooke’s Letters From America. Replacing Letters from America is a really tough role to fill. State of the Union has got really big shoes to fill. The 15-minute slot from 20h50 – 21h00 on a Friday and repeated from […]

Getting burned

Published: (Updated: ) in business | 商業 | 상업 | ビジネス by .

Interesting article in Bambi Francisco of CBSMarketwatch’s regular email. It seems despite the dot.com bust, investors are still up for getting burned. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) – Sometimes, you do what you can to stay afloat.As many market watchers have already observed, there are companies out there that appear to be promising candidates in a hot […]

Spray can revolution

Published: (Updated: ) in culture | 文明 | 미디어와 예술 | 人文, design | 設計 | 예술과 디자인 | デザイン, ideas | 想法 | 생각 | 考える by .

If you live in London or have been to Shoreditch you’ve probably came across the spray can stencilled graffiti art of Banksy. Talent, anger, political statement and a black sense of humour via Andy Warhol to create provocative stencil art. In the interest of spreading spray can derived revoluton here is Banksy’s guide to creating […]

GoatCactus and Screen Ghosts

Published: (Updated: ) in technology | 技術 | 기술 | テクノロジー by .

GoatCactus What are GoatCactus and Screen Ghosts? Before you ask we haven’t been hitting the magic mushrooms again. Facetop is a project at the University of North Carolina to ‘screen ghost’ video conference participants on to a computer screen, check here. No more annoying iChat screens. GoatCactus is a piece of software that uses computer math […]

Coca Cola marketing stunt

Published: (Updated: ) in marketing | 營銷 | 마케팅 | マーケティング by .

Coca Cola, the troubled beverage company is in the midst of a major marketing promotion to try and bolster sales of its signature drink. Throughout the US, Coca-Cola has put 120 special cans into multipacks of original Coke. These cans look like a Coke, feel like a Coke, but instead of the secret formula contain […]