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Monthly Archives: May 2008

links for 2008-05-31

Copyright deal could toughen rules governing info on iPods, computers
he federal government is secretly negotiating an agreement to revamp international copyright laws which could make the information on Canadian iPods, laptop computers or other personal electronic devices illegal and greatly increase the difficulty of trav
(tags: canada copyright law)

FBTO health insurance: BokitoViewer
a good idea if not [...]

links for 2008-05-30

Nespresso design contest: the winners
I love Nespresso, such an innovative brand..
“first prize went to this [project], a thermosensitive work of art that gradually changes its appearance thanks to the heat of the water.
(tags: marketing design art)

Advertising with a heart: Planning for Good
Account planners and their friends using their brains to help solve problems for causes [...]

links for 2008-05-29

Inflate - Design and Manufacture of Inflatable Structures and Architecture
(tags: architecture inspiration)

Inlingua: Tongue
The English mother tongue: the product
(tags: advertising)

Coca-Cola: The Unhuggables
Hilarious ads from The Coke Side of Life. football related
(tags: advertising)

links for 2008-05-28

The Digital Content Blog
The New York Times is working on an API that will make the whole website “programmable, organisable”, adding layer of mash-ups to NYTimes content.
(tags: internet news innovation)

Bankrupt offices
“When I start shooting bankrupt offices, I found it to be more archaeology than photography. Everywhere I went I found signs of life, interrupted.”
(tags: art [...]

links for 2008-05-27

I.V. Plant Pot by Vitamin
I.V. Plant Pot by UK designers Vitamin has gone into production. It’s a pot that feeds plants using an intravenous drip.
(tags: design)

20-Year Journey for 15-Minute Fall - NYTimes.com
.. a free fall for about eight minutes. Fournier’s jump can set four records: fastest free fall, longest free fall, highest altitude for a [...]

links for 2008-05-26

Axon Automotive
Axon Automotive is a newly formed car company based within the UK. It aims to manufacture the most fuel efficient cars in Europe [...] at 100mpg, the most fuel efficient car in its class.
(tags: cars business technology Green)

Family politics!
Clinton campaign’s new strategy … vote for Chelsea in 2016.
With Jean Sarkozy (Sarkozy’s son) now in [...]

links for 2008-05-24

copyranter: Ghastly-faced Hilton/Jolie used to sell plastic surgery to Ecuadorians.
The ads—done by a female creative team!—are for the Xiomara Coronado Beauty Center (there’s also a scary Shakira). That’s some graphic digital surgery, ain’t it? Ecuador—I think you can forget about any goodwill missions from the Jolie-Pitts.
(tags: advertising)

Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
We present subjects [...]

links for 2008-05-23

Spaceless | a balcony decking concept with integrated furniture
The goal of having “Spaceless” is to use the condo balcony to maximize living space and to improve the building environment by enhancing the functionality of the balcony space.
(tags: design furniture canada)

BUILT : Laptop Backpacks
Ultraslim laptop backpacks!
(tags: trends fashion)

Munny Speakers - Instructables - DIY, How To, tech, [...]

links for 2008-05-22

Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit—And You Should Too
If you quit today, we will pay you for the amount of time you’ve worked, plus we will offer you a $1,000 bonus.” Zappos actually bribes its new employees to quit! Why? Because if you’re willing to take the company up on the offer, you obviously [...]


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