I’ve yet to find a paper or research that shows how online contests or sweepstakes help a brand grow.
R/GA shared today on Facebook an infographic created by their Data Viz team for football (aka soccer) team New York Red Bulls. There’s nothing really remarkable on the infographic (besides the team’s season performance), but i kept wondering how far has advertising evolved to considered infographics as standalone creative works. Data, big or not, is […]
The dust has yet to settle regarding the future of media companies. In the past few months i had several discussions regarding media business models with a few companies in Portugal, and everyone seems a bit lost, even if abroad a few trends for the digital world are emerging. Time-shifting and big data editorial (and […]
Last week i took some time to wonder about the future of agencies — insofar as to consider whether clients should crowdfund their own agencies — and one trend kept coming up: disintermediation. This was quite clear regarding digital agencies where the surplus is the rule and the creativity is the about the only thing short on […]
When everybody zigs, zag. So instead of the fashionable paralax scrolls or the deepest site, go sideways instead with the world’s longest panoramic portrait of Cannes Film Festival. To showcase the festival and all its glamour, Chivas Regal presents The Legend Of Cannes, created by EVB and produced by UNIT9 and Holster Productions. The most impressive was […]
A brief look at One Show Interactive winners and what do they mean. PRELUDE: Yes, i still blog. Though much of my writing lately is for portuguese media and corporate communication, i pulled myself together and figured out that blogs are still my voice and always will be. Notwithstanding what blogs are nowadays, with services […]
Below, many of the reasons why i don’t blog as often as i did. FULLSIX – Portugal from Fullsix Portugal on Vimeo. Visit Fullsix’s video portfolio at http://vimeopro.com/fullsixpt/selectedworks.
Interesting project by Foursquare, showcasing the last three months of checkins, using their big data to create a mashup on top of a Mapbox map. Of the SoLoMo team, Location hasn’t really gone mainstream unlike Social and Mobile. Privacy concerns not withstanding, when you get aggregate data like this, i start to wonder if […]
Blogs are still my favorite source of inspiration, but lately YouTube (and Vimeo) have pushed curation skills further. One of my latest discoveries was this web series from PBS digital, exploring cutting edge art, internet culture, and the people that create it. The latest video was about the Art Of Creative Coding. Enjoy.
“A free and open world depends on a free and open Internet. Governments alone, working behind closed doors, should not direct its future. The billions of people around the globe who use the Internet should have a voice.” A free and open web depends on taking a stand against governments who try to filter and […]