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Speaking to be understood

Speaking to be understood

Published on: Oct 11 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I had a discussion with a colleague today about plain English, and by coincidence, saw this blog post from Ben Terrett titled “Please, speak as you might to...
News International’s “single biggest strategic mistake”

News International’s “single biggest strategic mistake”

Published on: Sep 02 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Last year Katie Vanneck-Smith talked about what she’s learnt at News International as chief marketing officer, following their “single biggest strategic...
The antidote to apathy

The antidote to apathy

Published on: Aug 29 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Some interesting thoughts from Dave Meslin about engagement apathy “Local politics — schools, zoning, council elections — hit us where we live....
Shorter films

Shorter films

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“How come films are getting longer? YouTube seems to have allowed creatives to indulge their long form ambitions and make commercials that are 2 minutes long...
The Innovation of Loneliness

The Innovation of Loneliness

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
A short video about the antisocial nature of social networks.       http://www.vimeo.com/70534716  
Stewart Lee “on not writing”

Stewart Lee “on not writing”

Published on: Aug 02 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“Stewart discusses the fantasy that stand-up comedy is spontaneous rather than written, and describes the evolution of stand-up over the last few decades. His...
You wanted a beer, but is it Lionel Richie you’re looking for?

You wanted a beer, but is it Lionel Richie you’re looking for?

Published on: Jun 27 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“It’s a fantastic use of one of the most recognizable songs in history… … and Lord only knows what it cost to install that chandelier and...
When two Spocks go to war…

When two Spocks go to war…

Published on: May 08 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“Mr. Spocks past and present face off in this ad for Audi. Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the latest Star Trek films, and Leonard Nimoy, who originated...
Sun spectacular

Sun spectacular

Published on: Feb 19 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
From NASA’s┬áSolar Dynamics Observatory, these stills are from a video created from three years of work.
Apple, patents and ideas

Apple, patents and ideas

Published on: Aug 30 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
There’s been a lot of commentary about Samsung’s $1b bill for infringing Apple’s patents, and I’ve found the whole case rather depressing...