The anti-social future of social media
The world wide web first came into existence in December 1990 and brought about a simple and profound concept: that any person could share information with anyone else, anywhere in the world. It’s power and success was thanks to it’s ubiquity as a tool and the egalitarian principles upon which
Something to make you smile
With all the doom and gloom with 4 year plans, budgets and bailouts there are still lots of things to make you smile. This choir is amazing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05ip-N0H1Ig
The best santa letter lick-up ever
No messing round with thanking him for the great presents last year, that’s not a big enough suck up for a present ambitious member of the Gilsenan Family. My 9 year old niece/believer has raised the bar for children everywhere with a Santa letter that starts with, “Dear Santa, I
Ignorance is not bliss.
So here we are. All changed, changed utterly. Having said that Ireland applying for assistance from the ECB, EU or IMF only seven days ago was a ‘fiction’ the news we all knew was coming arrived last night; that Ireland was applying for a bail out.
For some reason i felt as if we were all turning a corner with regard to the economy. People weren’t exactly beaming with positivity but it seemed as if we had adjusted to our new reality and we’re getting on with it. Sure we knew the budget was yet to
Not original, but I still like it
This YouTube link was sent to me this week, and the following thoughts ran through my mind – I have seen something like this before (Mastercard, Love Actually to name but two); flashmob stuff is sort of old news, Tmobile have already done stuff in a transport hub; voices creating sound effects
Preventing post 1am pokes
The opening line of this new website is “nothing good happens online after 1am”. How true that is. We’ve all been there. Waking up to see the drunken facebook post, the ex-girlfriend poke, a text to the boss or tweet to Starbucks…and then donning the mittens of shame. Well, help
Diesel Kicks Ass!
Building on the ‘Be Stupid’ theme Diesel have launched this new campaign for their sneaker range. A great example of a simple product truth brought to life with a brilliant creative idea. These trainers aren’t designed with sport in mind, they’re designed to Kick Ass.
Authentic late night flavour
The “Late Night” campaign is Doritos’ first ever global promotion and the latest flavours, Tantalising Tikka and BBQ Rib, have just been launched using an interactive, 360 degree youtube video. The viewer can control the camera POV as they watch a music video performed by Rap artist Professor Green. It’s
Why politicians should be karate experts
Karate is all about remaining focused and single minded. When these skills are utilised by a politician, you find yourself marching behind a single slogan or cause. This was going through my mind as I watched the representative of the “The rent is too damn high” party, Jimmy McMillan. Worth