Andy Whitlock, Katy Theakston and Ben Tomlinson of Poke London, created one of the most fun ways to do fundraising: Guilty Pledgers, a Spotify app where you create or join a party, crowdsourcing the playlist by pledging your musical guilty pleasure. Also posted at Osocio.
BERG working on stuff that matters. It’s not $19B worth, but it impacts our lives a lot.
After being asked by several friends and clients on the latest country data for social media in Portugal, and realizing there was no shared information or interest by platforms on sharing the stats, the best thing to do is to post some information here. Please note that this is a first draft, based on data […]
How do you end a Facebook Page with over 800k fans? This was the challenge faced by Fullsix when TMN, the largest carrier brand in Portugal, merged into MEO, the main brand of Portugal Telecom group. With the campaign message “MEO the other life of tmn”, all TMN social presences had to be either migrated or […]
A visual interpretation of Ira Glass on storytelling. The video is inspiring, but the creative lessons on the original interview are so much more. This American Life and Ira Glass are on my daily commute for the past few years, along with Freakonomics and Radio Lab. Just go ahead and subscribe to these podcasts, you’ll […]
Being on Twitter since 2007, i had the chance to watch the birth of the hashtag, with Chris Messina proposing to use the “pound” sign for grouping related information, along with Stowe Boyd’s later efforts with microsyntax. how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in #barcamp [msg]? — Chris Messina™ (@chrismessina) […]
The stream, as Alex Madrigal points on “The Year the Stream Crested” , has been picking momentum since 2007. Newsfeeds, lifestream, timelines, or other social design patterns which highlights activity and creates the momentary illusion of not missing out. Information is increasingly being distributed and presented in real-time streams instead of dedicated Web pages. The […]
Because Macs are the ones who do. Happy 30th birthday, Macintosh.
Dove applies their “Real Beauty” filter to the selfie concept, inviting young girls and their mothers to publish their honest selfies at dovebeautyis.com and discuss it with #beautyis The new campaign is based on the 8 minute documentary Selfie where director Cynthia Wade reveals “how we have the power to redefine what is beautiful in all of us”.
Wolfram joins the Internet Of Things party, bringing together connected devices and their Wolfram Language on a dedicated site. Working with device manufacturers, the goal is to provide knowledge about connected devices, a sort of real world API meets the Wikipedia of connected devices. By using WDF (Wolfram Data Framework) to connect to the devices and get […]