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Monday, 24 November 2014

If it's worth doing...

In light of recent social media slip ups by silly politicians posting pictures construed as a slight on patriotic working classes, I thought it would be interesting to look at instances when social media is done right.

(Although considering this particular politician has since resigned from her post, perhaps the only way to do social media is the Jennifer Lawrence way: not to do it at all.)

Friday, 21 November 2014

Mustached Dutch man shows us the future of handheld devices

Those who have seen Black Mirror will know that it's great. Those who haven't seen Black Mirror should think on their sins.

In one memorable episode the future peoples all have a 'grain' implanted behind their ear, which records everything they do: every unsuccessful job interview, dinner party and marital infidelity. The purpose is to allow all memories and past actions to be reviewed and agonized over.

It's one of the more freaky alternate realities in the show, and it looks as though current technology may be catching up.

Friday, 14 November 2014

Battle of the Ads: Sainsbury’s Challenge John Lewis For Best Christmas Ad

It seems that John Lewis aren’t the only ones capable of producing a top notch Christmas ad.

Yesterday, Sainsbury’s released ‘Christmas is For Sharing’, a heart-warming interpretation of Christmas day 1914 during WW1 in which both British and German soldiers embraced the true spirit of Christmas by laying down their arms, sharing stories, presents, and even a good old kick about.

Friday, 7 November 2014

What should we make of Facebook's healthcare campaign?

The leaves are falling, the temperature is dropping, and another devastating John Lewis commercial has been released, which can mean only one thing: the Christmas season has begun.

And the tech world is getting into the spirit of banishing evil and spreading love and joy. Yes, that's right, Father Zuckerburg is joining the fight against Ebola.