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Entries from July 2008

links for 2008-07-29

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

swissmiss: RRRRING RRRRING by David Billy. (tags: art train words swissmiss)

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links for 2008-07-27

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Versus CluClu Land: O Tempora! O Mores! (pt. 2) Some folks have lost sight of [functional] differences [and] believe that their choice of console reflects who they are as a person. Such is the power of branding when allied to that tendency which Shaftesbury and Hume called the “spirit of faction.” (tags: versusclucluland branding brand […]

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links for 2008-07-24

July 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Chief Story Teller | RANDOM RANTINGS Stevie Spring, CEO of Future Plc (the magazine publisher), recently expressed [what CEOs do] to me in the following way: “I am not really the Chief Executive; I am the Chief Story Teller” (tags: leadership story freekvermeulen) Tough Times for eBay Entrepreneurs | Business Week “I suspect that probably […]

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links for 2008-07-23

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Big Contrarian → Grok. At some point, the two agreed on what a “lightbox” was and what applying that to something meant. It might have been a project in their past, or a conversation they had over drinks… some bit of history created a shared pattern between those individu (tags: bigcontrarian communication design language thought) […]

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links for 2008-07-11

July 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Why Analytical Applications Fail: Juice Analytics more often, users depend on the tool to track down an answer with only a vague idea of where to start. The exploratory analysis that follows can feel like swimming upstream when the application isn’t designed to facilitate the journey. (tags: design analytics data juiceanalytics) potlatch: why Google can’t […]

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links for 2008-07-09

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments

“The War Prayer” | Mark Twain You have heard your servant’s prayer — the uttered part of it. […] You heard these words: ‘Grant us the victory, O Lord our God!’ […] Upon the listening spirit of God fell also the unspoken part of the prayer. He commandeth me to put it into words. (tags: […]

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links for 2008-07-08

July 9th, 2008 · No Comments

FreshNetworks Blog » Blog Archive » How luxury brands can benefit from online communities We’ve found that companies who allow comments on their own site see a marked increase in conversion to sale. And when given the chance to rate a product or service online, customers are overwhelmingly more positive than negative. (tags: freshnetworks luxury […]

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links for 2008-07-05

July 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Michael Bay’s Rejected “The Dark Knight” Script – The Spill.com Movie Community “We think we’re going to take this in a different direction” (tags: spill batman movie darknight michaelbay parody funny)

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links for 2008-07-03

July 4th, 2008 · No Comments

chewing pixels » Videogames about Videogames: Segagaga Released at almost the same moment Sega announced its withdrawal from the console manufacturing business, it’s a game about a console-maker on the verge of collapse, made by a console-maker on the verge of collapse. (tags: chewingpixels corporate game computergames play industry business technology injoke) The Lion-Eating Poet […]

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links for 2008-07-02

July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

swissmiss: Renewable Clothing by Fernando Brizio Within an hour – to one and a half hours the colored ink bleeds into the fabric and creates a one-off design for each occasion. the owner can then clean the dress and color it in a different way for each time they wear it. (tags: fashion swissmiss personalisation)

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