Filmmaker Kirby Ferguson (of Everything is a Remix fame) produced this video to visually demonstrate the potential dangers of the upcoming Protect IP Act
Article: PROTECT IP Act Breaks The Internet
Article: International Year of Chemistry 2011
Jack Mannequin’s awesome video made entirely of paper
Steven Heller and Lita Talarico
‘Typography Sketchbooks’ — the new book by Steven Heller & Lita Talarico (Thames & Hudson), is page after page of stunning and inspiring sketchbook
One thing you didn’t hear from any of this years Oscar winners: “I’d like to thank my neuroscience partners who helped us enhance the film’s script, characters, and scenes.”
You could hear it at the next Oscar’s though.
A sizable number of neuromarketing companies already brain test movie trailers for the major studios through fMRI, EEG, galvanic skin response, eye-tracking and other biometric approaches. For now, the test data helps the studios and distributors better market the movie.
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Sometimes the brand extension is just another proof point for the brand promise, strengthening what the brand stands for. At other times, it makes the brand more relevant to new customer segments. Sometimes it can stretch the meaning of the brand beyond a particular product category, giving it a prolonged lifespan and greater flexibility for future growth.
Marketers are trained to believe insights are the foundations of brand strategy and powerful insights about the target customer yield strong brands. But what exactly constitutes an ‘insight’ and how do you recognize one when you see it? What makes one idea worthy of building a brand around and another simply ‘nice to know’?
“We intend for it to be an all-purpose banner for HTML5, CSS, SVG, WOFF, and other technologies that constitute an open web platform. The logo does not have a specific meaning; it is not meant to imply conformance or validity, for example. The logo represents “the Web platform” in a very general sense.
— W3C Blog Post”
The Most Popular Letters In The World, According To Google
If you had to reorder the alphabet according to the popularity of letters in Google, it would be called the alphaiot. Which, actually, has a quite nice ring to it. It will also look like this.