Taxi driver vs advertisers

I’ve just started reading ‘Round Ireland with a fridge‘ a few days ago and (apart from being a good funny book) there was this one part that reminded me so much of advertising that I had to copy it right here. And yes, not all advertising is bad ;) “The taxi driver helped me withContinue reading “Taxi driver vs advertisers”

Marketing accountability

Marketers have an image problem and it’s their (our) own fault. Marketers need to become more accountable for themselves and for the benefit of the business. This words come out of a presentation from Futurelab, but they’re not the only ones to realize that accountability is exactly one of the key issues marketers have toContinue reading “Marketing accountability”

Fascinating!

A good friend of mine, Matth, just sent me this video over IM. It’s about a guy who did some cool development for the Wii: “Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head mounted sensor bar (two IR LEDs), you can accurately track the location of your head and render view dependentContinue reading “Fascinating!”

Like who?

Every time I go through my RSS feeds there are a few bloggers that keep amazing me with what they do. Somehow they stand out (more) and they are good at something I wanted to be good/better at as well. So here is my list, I wish I was a bit more … … likeContinue reading “Like who?”

The privacy manifesto

Today I came across an interesting post on a topic that’s been the subject of quite some discussion during the last few days. Alec Saunders (CEO of iotum) wrote a post called ‘A Privacy Manifesto for the Web 2.0 Era‘ in which he states the right we – consumers – should have online which heContinue reading “The privacy manifesto”

Ken touched this

Berlitz did it again and I hadn’t noticed until this week. One year after the classic viral video ‘What are you sinking about?‘ they seem to have created a few new funny virals a couple of months ago. If you haven’t seen them yet (like me) then be sure to take a look, there’s prettyContinue reading “Ken touched this”

His last day & more

You got to admire it when a man can make a bit of fun of himself, don’t you think? You might have seen it already as it has been all around the web, but here’s a little video of Bill Gates’ last day as showed during his CES keynote this weekend in Vegas. Especially theContinue reading “His last day & more”

Into reading again

Books that is, still doing more than enough reading online, but it’s been a while since I read my last book. Today the first bunch of books I ordered on Ebay a couple of days ago have arrived so I’m ready to get at it again. First books to arrive where ‘Blog Marketing‘ by JeremyContinue reading “Into reading again”

links for 2008-01-05

Carnage4Life’s Space: Should Hotmail Block Screen Scrapers? “Paul Buchheit, creator of Gmail now the founder of FriendFeed, has a blog post entitled Should Gmail, Yahoo, and Hotmail block Facebook? where he writes…” (tags: screenscraping gmail hotmail facebook yahoo friendfeed) Microsoft Watch – Web Services & Browser – Scoble’s Scrape with Facebook Isn’t Friendly “Robert Scoble’sContinue reading “links for 2008-01-05”