In a feature on social media’s impact on our culture, The Weekly Standard’s Matt Labash concludes his piece from CF’s techless meet-up at SXSW. Labash writes of participants, “iThumbs twitching, yearning to make contact with their newly amputated digital appendages. But for most, the old muscle memory of analog life gradually returns.” Read more here.
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Mashable features our Behind the Buzzwords project: Cf explores the direction of enterprise, tech and marketing through illustrations of 2013’s hottest terminology. Industry experts explain each phrase—be sure to check out this year’s essential terms list at behindthebuzzwords.com!
Hands-down the best beer commercial of the year so far—and Internet approved. Get some.
In a comical condom ad, an old Argentine learns a tough life lesson, thirty-years too late.
“The expertise we have in New York is well suited to the next generation of tech companies.”
Data Visualization of 2,400 technology, web, and telecom market capitalizations since 1980.
[Like] fully one-third of Americans [who] would rather give up sex than lose their cell phones, we were having a love affair with our gadgets, instead of each other—the cost of connecting with anyone in the world . . . . is not being fully present with the person physically next to you.
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To promote Active Park Assist, a Ford Technology that helps dreadful drivers park their cars effortlessly, Ogilvy Paris installed a giant pinball over a free parking space and programmed the bumpers of the front and rear cars to act as flippers… But why reward the worst offender?
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Rising interest in the science of designing behavior has also sprouted dozens of competing, and at times conflicting methodologies; though the authors often flaunt their way as the only way, there are distinct use cases for when each method is appropriate: behavior modification methods fall into four distinct types: amateur, expert, habitué, and addict. Each type requires the use of the appropriate technique to be effective. Using the wrong method leads to failure.
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Eight consecutive nights investigating Kraftwerk’s historical contributions to and contemporary influence on global sound and image culture. Tickets on sale now.
Audi: Vampire Party
Volkswagen: Dog Strikes Back
Geico: Maxwell the Piggy Meets the Street Luge