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Archive for October, 2013

  • Learned

The Worst Mascot Ever

Yep, here you have it. Fukuppy.

A mascot for Fukushima Industries, a manufacturer of refrigerators. Like all good mascot’s this one has responsibilities… like, “I fly around on my awesome wings, patrolling supermarket showcases and kitchen refrigerators. I can talk to vegetables, fruit, meat, and fish and can check on their health!”

  • Inspired

Five Recommended Reads This Week

  1. What’s wrong with the modern world… “The experience of each succeeding generation is so different from that of the previous one that there will be people to whom it seems that any connection of the key values of the past have been lost. As long as modernity lasts, days will feel to someone like the last days of humanity.
  2. The economics of the newspaper business
  3. The disciplined pursuit of less…. “When we really have clarity of purpose, it leads to success.”
  4. Accelerating product cycles
  5. UX and Obamacare… 
  • Loved

AutoComplete

Amazing advertising campaign highlighting how wide spread discrimination against women is. Again showing how Google can be used to understand humans – and ignite the social debate.

 

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Why We Shop

Liked this from MuSigma

 

“Retailers would do well to realize that customers do not always shop to just acquire products. They often shop to gratify other deeper needs — a need to engage all five senses, to socialize and to commune, and at times to simply be out in public.”

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Sharp As Shit

I wish I actually still got mail so I could use one of these. The branding made me chuckle… Small things I know…

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