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Race your own track

6 days ago by Tim Comments

If you like racing games, what’s better than racing your own totally unique track? A track only you can create, at the flick of your wrist? Kia Europe introduced their high performance model pro_cee’d GT with a game that lets you create the course. Simply by moving your smartphone, whichever way you want. And then challenge your Facebook mates to race against you through these mad contraptions.

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SXSW goes to London

6 days ago by Tim Comments

Well, not literally. But spirit and insights from last month’s Uber-conference SXSW in Austin keep on travelling across the globe. Creative Social (which I am a member of as well) recently hosted a stellar line up event in London. They called it ‘Mini Austin‘ and if you couldn’t make it to either, please read on. You’ll dominate the next ‘blue-sky meeting’ with some killer-lines like ‘immersive co-creation’ and ‘long form content play’.

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PlayStation shocks Belgium

3 weeks ago by Tim Comments

A fun public activation reached us from Belgium. PlayStation heroes of inFAMOUS: Second Son are full of electrical superpowers. That’s why PlayStation asked ordinary Belgians if they could do the same. Insert two fingers into the an electrical socket. Hold them there for at least 5 seconds while the current rises. Are you strong enough?

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WeightWatchers Incredible You

on March 26, 2014 by Tim Comments

It’s good to see big brands do something new together, as a team. Getty Images and WeightWatchers have joined up to remind everyone how incredible they are – and subsequently lead a healthier life. Use Getty’s enormous archive of creative photos totally free thanks to WeightWatchers, to create your own film of the ‘Incredible You’. Read more…

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HTC One Ask The Internet

on March 25, 2014 by Tim Comments

Is this clever or a TV commercial admitting defeat? HTC One pays huge actor Gary Oldman to say that it doesn’t matter what he says about the phone – you would rather ask the internet anyway. BUT you’re paying attention because it’s Gary Oldman for chrissakes saying it, right? Pretty post-modern logic I’d say.

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Delta Innovation Class

on March 24, 2014 by Tim Comments

Delta in the US have innovated their content marketing with the help of LinkedIn.  Their idea was for current industry leaders to mentor future business leaders while on route to an industry event.  During their time on board one of their planes, both leaders have the opportunity to discuss and innovate ideas specific to their industry. Read more…

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Unbelievable Bus Shelter

on March 24, 2014 by Tim Comments

Pepsi Max freaked out waiting bus passengers with these ‘unbelievable’ events happening right next to them. Say no more, watch the film. Read more…

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Nissan The Force Simulator

on March 22, 2014 by Tim Comments

The Force is strong with this campaign – and you can explore the dark side of your powers. Hold up your hand to the new Nissan Juke and let it turn and twist, bowing to your commands. A digital ‘Force Simulator’ lets users control movements without a keyboard or mouse. Read more…

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Tacos, Robots and Inspiration: SXSW 2014

on March 21, 2014 by Tim Comments

It’s hard to draw a bottom line under this festival attracting beyond 50,000 attendees. With all these exclusive panels (yes, including a few dud ones), in-depth interviews and challenging presentations to choose from, naturally YOUR SXSW is not going to be MY SXSW. Add to it the people you happen to meet when queueing, lunching or partying your personal SXSW experience is bound to be even more different from anyone else’s. Read more…

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OBI Renovated Billboards

on March 18, 2014 by Tim Comments

If you’re a DIY store, why create ugly looking, retail billboards if you can let the work speak for itself. OBI, Germany’s biggest DIY chain renovated run-down flats near their stores and used the outside (in the size of a billboard) as their ‘ad’.

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