Category Archives: Creativity

Facebook, the Musical: almost inevitable…

It was almost inevitable: a Facebook musical! Blame it on AVbyte, a New York, 2011-born web-idea named after its two founders: Antonius and Vijay Nazareth, has been producing musicals on Youtube (dubbed youtubesicals…). I think there’s a great deal of … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi FM transmitter: one short wire and a radio let you broadcast WAV files (Vine footage included)

Another Raspberry Pi project: how to turn RPi into an FM transmitter? Imperial College Robotics Society released this Python code that streams a simple (44.1 KHz, mono, 16 bit) audio WAV file into FM. How to prepare this recipe: download … Continue reading

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Xmas 2012 version of a Reindeer Race? Social with Facebook, ‘real’ with Arduino!

Australian-based agency VML created this XMas-themed race with some technical and social cool elements! Reindeer Race allows you to race your… reindeer (four available) and race against other people or some bots (according to who’s online). The cool fact is … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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Lego Brain Bricks: Build, Connect, Play (with an iPad, some electronics and a lot of Legos!)

Needless to say, I love this stuff! It just sums up some of the things I love the most: Lego, iPad gaming, some cool programming and some pretty electronics! LEGO® BrainBricks from Wonder Years on Vimeo. BrainBricks is a concept … Continue reading

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Apology video with some personal touch: O.B. tampons are back – and really/namely sorry with women

This story has little to do with the underlying product (O.B. Tampons) and the fact that it has disappeared for some reasons from the shelves: it’s about nice marketing and customer satisfaction. As a man I couldn’t care less, but … Continue reading

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Adobe Photoshop Cook Video: a nice stop-motion tutorial

Ok, this is not a video about Adobe Photoshop. This is not a regular cooking video, it’s a stop-motion little masterpiece! A video made in stopmotion for competition AdobeYouGC. The simulation of a tutorial which shows how to make the … Continue reading

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Volkswagen, Star Wars and the Super Bowl TV ads saga

Every saga has a beginning… Last year, Volkswagen aired a Super Bowl TV ad with a Darth Vader-dressed kid discovering the dark side of the Force with a VW Passat. 2012 VW Super Bowl TV ad? A story with a … Continue reading

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About creativity, time and good ideas – a nice book (and a video) that explains it almost all in a social way

Steven Johnson’s book is highly recommended: this is usually a book’s review ending line, I put it at the beginning since the book it’s about good ideas and good timing. Well, the good idea is grab a copy and the … Continue reading

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