Archive for February, 2008

I love surface computers, but they are still at the early adopter stage and it will be a few years before we all have one in our homes. Here’s a parody that has been made using Microsoft promotional footage of their surface computer table. LINK HERE

Example median average income examples for several countries, including figures converted to US dollars using purchasing power parity (PPP) (obtained from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development).

Following up on my post from 1st Feb, the viewing figures have now been released for the first episode of the widely advertised new Terminator-based series on Virgin 1. ‘Terminator: the Sarah Connor Chronicles’ debuted with 642,000 viewers last night. These are the best viewing figures to-date for the Virgin 1 channel.

I was very lucky to walk away from a multi-vehicle crash today on the M4 motorway approaching London. A lorry ploughed into a line of stationary cars and I was driving one of the vehicles. While I walked away, virtually unscathed, others weren’t so lucky. I am very grateful to the rapid-response paramedic, the air […]

“Rules are what the artist breaks; the memorable never emerged from a formula.” “You can say the right thing about a product and nobody will listen. You’ve got to say it in such a way that people will feel it in their gut. Because if they don’t feel it, nothing will happen.” “If your advertising […]

It’s always good to hear a former brand you’ve worked on is doing well. This article is from Marketing Week today: Audi set to overtake BMW as UK’s premium marque Audi is likely to overtake BMW as the UK’s biggest premium carmaker within five years, according to the country’s leading expert on the motor industry, […]

Quote I noticed today: “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” Source: Cecil Beaton