common logo for viral marketing

are rounded rectangles the graphical embodiment of viral marketing now? it’s not easy to design a good logo that embodies viral marketing because the image of a biological virus has a negative connotation and would be too stereotyped. also the term “viral” in “viral marketing” is used as a metaphor for describing the fast and effective diffusion of messages in…

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ipod flea ad spoof

this is absolutely ingenious! please watch this ipod flea commercial, the world’s smallest mp3-player – you’ll be itching to see it 😉 addition (July 22. 2005): apparently the layers magazine ipod flea spoof caused so much buzz and traffic, that they included a reference to their magazine in the beginning of their clip in the past days, which their wasn’t…

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flickr is having a massage

ok, i see i’m new in this flickr-thing, cause i haven’t seen such a “server down”-message before “Flickr is having a massage“ but the blog says it will take around 60 minutes to do their “massage“. hm, how often are they doing this??? [tagged as: flickr]

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acapela hq tts interactive demo

this interactive high quality text to speech demo of the acapela group is quite funny, especially if you are working in an open-plan office and turn your speakers on high volume 😉 type in a sentence of your choice, choose between 12 languages and different speaker voices and push the “say it!” button. your sentence will be converted in a…

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