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Tug of Store

on April 13, 2012 by Tim Comments

An awesome experiment is storming through the Twittersphere. Tug of Store lets users decide in real time whether a product is cool or crap. See the thumbs flitter across the screen as you and your peers vote them up or down. Read more…

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Nokia kicks some Angry Birds’ butt

on April 5, 2012 by Tim Comments

Ever felt like giving those ‘Angry Birds’ a good kicking? Nokia’s line of ‘Amazing Everyday’ and their smartphone Lumia were recently promoted with an Augmented Reality Angry Birds Installation in Sydney where you could do just that. Read more…

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Intel Ultrabook Temptations

on March 22, 2012 by Tim Comments

Intel has launched an international experiental campaign called “Ultrabook Temptations” featuring a series of six light-hearted social experiments. They consist of a variety of ‘Volkswagen Fun Theory’-style set ups in public, across Australia, Indonesia and Thailand. Everything was based on the question “What would you do for an Ultrabook computer?” with the laptop literally rotating in a glas cube in front of the participants. Read more…

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The Great Paper Airplane Project

on March 21, 2012 by Tim Comments

How do you get kids excited about aviation and space flight? By starting with the first plane they normally play with: a paper plane. Just make it a bit bigger. In fact 45-foot big. And fly it high high over the Arizona desert. That’s exactly what the Pima Air & Space Museum is doing today on March 21. Witness paper plane history in the making. Read more…

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The Romney and Obama Rap

on March 20, 2012 by Tim Comments

This is not a political attack ad but it very well could be. Australian Hugh Atkin, creator of the famous “Barrack-Roll”, is at it again and launches “Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up!” featuring Barrack Obama and Mitt Romney as themselves.  Great political rap in the age of the mashup.

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Burger King’s TV ad for a Fiverr

on March 20, 2012 by Tim Comments

Burger King (or Hungry Jack’s as it is called in Australia) has collaborated with Fiverr in order to source their new TV commercial. Their so-called Stunner Value Meal happens to be $4.95, so pretty close to Fiverr’s namesake $5 deals for creative services. Read more…

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Renault Twizy trips with Guetta

on March 9, 2012 by Tim Comments

Renault’s Twizy just launched a pretty trippy online driving experience. The idea of ’plugging into positive energy” kicked off this week with a site that lets you steer a Twizy through a pop-psychedelic roller coaster. Left and right movements with the car lets Guetta’s track «Alphabeat» zip through your headphones. Connect with Facebook and the scenery gets populated with your friends names. Read more…

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Control ProxyBot at SXSW

on March 9, 2012 by Tim Comments

Here is something that doesn’t happen every day. For 3 hours we get to steer BBDO’s Proximity ProxyBot at South By South West (SXSW). He’s a bot equipped with the right tech gear to let you experience SXSW by proxy. Please help us with suggestions on how we should tweet-steer him through the conference and beyond. Read more…

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Angry Birds Space launched by NASA

on March 9, 2012 by Tim Comments

A space first: The first ever game announcement and gameplay footage from space. Brought to you by NASA and Don Pettit from the International Space Station. Don teaches you a thing or two about gravity (helpful for the game). And all is kindly supported by Samsung who in return get to show you the game on their phone. Read more…

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McDonald’s – Come as you are

on March 8, 2012 by Tim Comments

OMD, BETC and JCDecaux Innovate surprised visitors of Parisian district La Defense with this interactive photo box by McDonald’s. Making people part of the on-screen interaction as well as sending them a still to their mobile and handing out large prints, the activation created smiles all around.

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