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- How working as a servant to the ultra-rich helped me to understand the cultural code of luxury | Richard Wise
- Bio-inspired tips to create better teams | Tim Brown CEO at IDEO
- How I became the kind of person who can work a room | Lifehacker
- Amazon floats the notion of delivery drones | NYT
Data and technology.
- What the tech developments of 2013 signal for the year ahead | Marketing Magazine
- Google wants to write your Facebook posts and tweets for you | Daily Mail
- How to start thinking like a data scientist | HBR
- How a Gawker editor picks the ‘viral’ content readers can’t resist sharing | WSJ
- Related: Is viral content the next bubble? | Poynter.
- How to breathe life into UX personas | Barnabas Nagy
- Does my identity live on online after I die? | Aeon
- The important role of “Actionability” in strategy. “You should be able do make more great stuff more easily with this strategy or idea in mind.” | Account Planning Methods
- Why China loves the internet | HBR
- Leveraging blancmange | Johnnie Moore
STW Group news.
- Great case study on KFC Snack! in the Face up on the Ogilvy site. (Snacking sales up 20% in 4wks, up 3% YOY.)
- Tim Riches, Managing Director of Designworks in Australia, on Brand Canberra.
- Kronos “Hidden Workforce” campaign | Ogilvy Public Relations Australia
- Five reasons visual content can benefit your marketing strategy | Switched On Media
OMG | cool | wow.
- The first chapter of Moby Dickread by Tilda Swinton.
- Rough draft sketches turned into actual furniture by Daigo Fukawa.
- Is the internet dying? Let’s go to the cemetery and pick out a tombstone | The Awl
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