January 2010 Archives

Mike Krieger introduces design thinking.

In 140 characters this year.


Playing the Leaf Trombone from Smule.

Amazing stuff. Kept me going yesterday.

I never posted quotations on this blog. So here we go!

"Don't open a shop unless you like to smile."
- Chinese Proverb

1 day until the iSlate will be announced, 1 post before the &700/, 1 more ad.

Back to business.

Shiv Singh, VP & Global Social Media Lead at Razorfish, presents the 2010 SIM trends.

Time machine.

If the Internet crashed ...

Completely addicted.

We will conceive you that you need it. Live ...

Sorry folks. These are the times.


According to Wikipedia, the first TV ad was broadcast in the US at 2:29 PM on July 1, 1941. Today, over the course of 10 hours, there are approximately 3 hours of ads. Take a medium length of 30 sec per clip and you could air 360 of them on one channel within 10 hours. Below we have 9. Multiply that by 40. Start the clips and enjoy a visually inspiring 5-minute coffee break - a selection worth watching:

[Please be aware that certain spots may contain mature content, which is unsuitable to minors.]

Technology will continue to reshape our daily lives.

Stephen Collins says: "In education, that we teach and educate in fragments no longer is a key success factor to my mind."

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity.

Put yourselves in my position.

Everything is built on sand.

Turn 5 again.

Web meets phone.

Edward Burtynsky photographs the landscape of oil.

Pranav Mistry at TEDIndia.


Astronomical misnomers.

Graham Brown again.

Tom Purves says: Only more so!

Tim Ferris wears a red fez? No, it's not a fez. Sort of a beanie maybe.

More slides by Helge Tennø.

Helge Tennø opens a box of digital marketing activities. Seven of them.

Second part of Graham Brown's youth trends report.

Starting a slide series with famous and not so well-known quotes.

"Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."
- Niels Bohr

There you go.

Platypus Consultancy from Northern Ireland give their view on what's happening.

Silence is not an option!

Graham Brown starts this year's youth trends report with: "Youth in 2010 will be the first generation in the post-digital economy the retailer will know by name."

Designed by apollo ideas for oDesk. Is that Jeff Brenman?

Tomi Ahonen writes a remarkable blog together with Alan Moore: Communities Dominate Brands - Business and Marketing Challenges for the 21st Century.

How complicated is it to produce a music video these days?

Josh Topolsky, Paul Miller, Nilay Patel, and special guest: Peter Rojas.

Compiled by Rudy De Waele. Mobile trends for the next 10 years.

Now, in a nutshell.

Karen McGrane once more. Really passionate about IA.

Karen McGrane has a fetish for pictures of old mainframes.

Karen McGrane has a fetish for pictures of old mainframes.

Karen McGrane has a fetish for pictures of old mainframes.

Karen McGrane has a fetish for pictures of old mainframes. Well, me too.

Christopher Fahey on style methodologies.

Christopher Fahey on architecture:

Christopher Fahey on design and commerce:

"Rayban Virtual Mirror application demonstration.

Christopher Fahey on style in history:

Revisiting February 5, 2008.

Jason Grigsby says: "Warning. Difficult trail ahead!"


We had the top 10 posts of 2009 two days ago. Today, I want to reverse the selection.

Open today!


Those are the criteria: Written anytime - unique page views between January 1 and December 31, 2009. No index pages, no search terms. Counting down from #10 to #1!

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