Category Archives: Youtube

Who would you ask to explain the Higgs Boson Particle (in 2 minutes)? Peter Higgs himself!

Ok, two minutes sounds too little time to explain something so complex as the Higgs Boson but this is a task fine for Peter Higgs himself. In this video [BBC], Higgs describes the particle and what it does in under … Continue reading

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Homebrew Computer Club turns to Kickstarter for reunion

November 11th: a historic event will take place, the Homebrew Computer Club reunion. Yes, the venerable old HCC is reuniting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Thanks to a successuful Kickstarter campaign, at least 25 original members … Continue reading

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Concept commercial: how Apple though 1997 would be as seen from 1987…

This is actually computing archaeology… Here comes a concept commercial (never aired, AFAIK) from Apple with a very curious forecasting of 10 years from… 1987. This is how John Sculley (along with all the guys running Apple those days) imagined … Continue reading

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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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Wacky Races-inspired TV Commercial Ad by Peugeot 208 GTI

You may remember Wacky Races cartoon from the 60s (or you may not). Now, in 2013, Peugeot Brazil is releasing this Wacky Races-inspired TV commercial ad, made by Young & Rubicam with Partizan advertising agency, for its brand new Peugeot … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #2: Youtube pranks

This is my 2013-second-favorite April Fools’ (right after Google Treasure Map). Are you ready for the closing of YouTube? Looks like, YouTube has been, all this time, running an eight-year contest, the goal of which was to find the best … Continue reading

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An Apple or Samsung commercial? No, even better: Somersby Cider (yes, made with apples)!

This commercial is so brilliant! We all know how people (us) queue up outside stores whenever Apple releases a new product. It’s amazing how much this event has become ritual: door opening, store people welcoming customers, people getting crazy around … Continue reading

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Coding as education: Code.org inspiring video

I love this video (and coding as well). Truly inspiring. Code.org has put together several hi-tech VIPs (and some non-tech guys) in this video witnessing how much programming opens minds, gives logic and opportunity and… definitely it’s fun! Who 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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This Google Doodle boldly goes where no doodle has gone before – and it’s one of the very best ever!

Star Trek fans will rave for Google’s latest Doodle: september 8th is the 46° anniversary of the first Star Trek TV episode on air. The Star Trek Doodle is interactive, and some well-known characters are represented as Big G’s letters … Continue reading

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