The Laws of Simplicity

John Maeda, MIT Media Lab professor and author of the short book The Laws of Simplicity, discusses the art of creating simple art and elegant web sites. What I love about this video is the presentation style. The slides aren’t filled with content, just great, simple images that Maeda took on his vacation. Nice to … Continue reading

CMU Professor Gives His Last Lecture

One of the saddest stories these days is about CMU professor Randy Pausch. Randy, a 46 year-old father of three, was diagnosed with incurable pancreatic cancer. After a number of treatments, doctors have given him approximately 3-6 months to live. This amazing article by Matt Roch, describes Randy’s last lecture to his CMU class. The … Continue reading

Want to piss of the Catholic Church? Follow Plug TV’s lead

Here is the agency pitch to Plug. “Ok, picture Ron Jeremy dressed up like Jesus, drinking JD straight from the bottle, hitting on girls, using his Jesus powers to turn 5’s into scantily clad 10’s basically making everything in the bar better. He then leaves the bar with a some arm candy jumps into limo … Continue reading

What has Fallon learned from their blog?

Vote756.com

<img src="http://www.vote756.com/marcecko/banners/banner_250.gif&quot; Marc Ecko, founder of the hip-hop brand Ecko unlimited and creator of the viral video Still Free has launched a new microsite. The purpose? To decide what to do with Barry Bonds’ record breaking home run ball (number 756 for those of you who don’t watch Baseball). A few weeks ago, Ecko bought … Continue reading

The Next Viral Sensation…Maybe…

If you work in marketing or advertising, you’ve certainly heard of something going “viral.” According to Wikipedia, “An object, even a non-material object, is considered to be viral when it has the ability to spread copies of itself.” We’ve all heard of the latest viral phenomenon. Whether it’s Dove Evolution or Still Free, many people … Continue reading

GoPotato TV

A friend sent over a link to this hilarious site today that is well worth checking out. GoPotato has a mission to provide some of the most entertaining broadband and mobile content on the web. Although they are just starting out, they have a few shows that are certainly work checking out. My favorite is … Continue reading

Sex? Or Would You Rather Be Online?

A study today from agency JWT found that 1 in 5 people sacrifice sex in order to spend more time online. Yes – you did just read that correctly. The study goes onto some key statistics around the web; – 48% of people believe the web is as essential as their cell phone, feeling disconnected … Continue reading

Sorry Baby, Mom Wants Me Now

For all of the boring shaving campaigns out there, it’s nice to see something different and interesting. Instead of putting a ripped guy in a bathroom who gets his recently shaved face rubbed by his hot girlfriend, British company Wilkinson decided to create a funny microsite that shows a baby training to regain his mother … Continue reading

An Exciting Stock Exchange?

Find more videos like this on AdGabberFound this neat spot on AdGabber, which was also featured on AdRants today. It reminded me of the Coca-cola Happiness spot because of the animation, however the narrator made it feel a bit different – almost a warm feeling for something that is traditionally cold and boring; the stock … Continue reading