Archive | May, 2007

Design as a cure for poverty

What is “poverty?”

For some people it might mean going without the deluxe cable TV package.

For most of the world, it means going without the basics of life: food, water, shelter, clothing.

What’s the root of this kind of …

Read full story Comments { 2 }

How to make Internet video ads fast

Here’s an example of a "quick and dirty" Internet video ad.

It’s for Perry Marshall’s new book.

We shot it at System 2007 in one take with no script.

It’s a "content" ad. In other words, it contains content that …

Read full story Comments are closed

Give me video

It finally happened…

I was reading about something interesting and new and I went to look up more about it on the Internet…and instead of looking for an article, I wanted to see a video about it.

And here’s the …

Read full story Comments are closed

Doubleclick study: Internet video works

A major study of 2006 online video ad campaigns reveals what a lot of us knew from first hand experience: video trumps text and static graphics.

As useful as this stufy is on one level, ultimately I’d file the study …

Read full story Comments are closed

The 4-Hour Workweek – Reality or Pipe Dream?

Interview with Tim Ferriss, the author of “The Four Hour Workweek”

Are you working yourself to death? Is stress and “overhwhelm” your constant companion?

Tim Ferriss says if you’re working more than four hours a week, you’re doing something wrong.…

Read full story Comments are closed

Bubble time again?

Somehow I seem to always be out of the room when the Kool Aid is being passed out.

Read full story Comments { 0 }