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April 22nd, 2010 | Friends | Categories: Online, Social | Tags: Viral |
Very very clever of Lufthansa to send this tweet & play up the story of Gray Powell, an Apple employee who ‘accidentally’ left the new 4G iPhone at a German bar in San Francisco last week.
March 23rd, 2010 | Friends | Categories: Inspiration, Interactive, Online, Social | Tags: channel-surf, stumble, stumbleupon, Viral |
This is a great site when you either need some new inspiration or are bored of your everyday usual websites.
You can choose your category (I chose Graphic Design) and keep pressing the “stumble” button at the top. Each time a new site comes up.
You can also add a “Stumbleupon” button to the top of your regular browser to Stumble whenever you feel like it.
“As you ‘stumble’ from site to site, you will feel as if you are channel surfing the Internet, or rather, a corner of the Internet that is most relevant to you.” -New York Times
Anonymous Stumbleupon users “favorite” sites in each category, creating a constantly-changing pool of sites to surf through.
The service picks up cool sites, technology, and videos that have gone viral very quickly, and can be an interesting source of information on what people are looking at on the web.
March 22nd, 2010 | James Taylor | Categories: Art, Gaming, Geolocation, Inspiration, Interactive, Viral | Tags: Art, Data Visualization, design, Gaming, google maps, Inspiration, Interactive, map, maps, Viral |
If you’ve ever wondered what New York would look like inside a NES game, Brett Camper has the answer with 8-Bit NYC. He aims to create maps for other major cities with a little help from the crowd over at kickstarter.
February 18th, 2010 | Friends | Categories: Online, Social, Video, Viral | Tags: UGC, Video, Viral |
Film yourself eating a Picnic (candy bar) in :30 and get on TV.
January 8th, 2010 | Friends | Categories: Viral | Tags: audio, Interactive, Music, Video, Viral |
A couple of people have taken advantage of YouTube’s video interactivity and made musical instruments out of their videos: here and here
November 19th, 2009 | James Taylor | Categories: Art, Data Visualization, Inspiration | Tags: Art, data, Data Visualization, design, Sculpture, Viral |
As agencies are increasingly responsible for product design and creation, Weiden + Kennedy London decided to sell their own product on the side: handmade jewelry. A compelling integration of data and craft, the pendants chart commodity prices using the commodities themselves as material. So now you can wear the price of gold for the price of £198.
July 20th, 2009 | Friends | Categories: Inspiration | Tags: design, font, IQ, programming, toyota, tracking, Viral |
Programmer Zach Lieberman created a custom tracking software for this interesting piece of Toyota viral. With a camera mounted high above the car, they filmed the driver racing around in circles, swoops, and lines. The car had colored markers that the software was able to track in real time, and the result was a full font set “drawn” by the car.
July 15th, 2009 | Friends | Categories: Online, Video, Viral | Tags: clowns, Viral |
They need to make this into an actual movie.
+The making of
June 10th, 2009 | Friends | Categories: Viral | Tags: flash mob, Viral |
Twitter…tick! 780,000 followers and counting…
May 21st, 2009 | Friends | Categories: Viral | Tags: Viral |
It skyrocketed to one of the top 10 purchases in clothing, but apparently its sellers aren’t altogether pleased with some of the reviews and comments.
Did I mention there are 423 reviews, some of which have over 5000 people rating the reviews?