In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.
Very interesting deck by @bbhlabs | @melex @jeremyet! Forget the hype surrounding the social web for a moment, what about something a little further out? This talk paints a picture of two possible futures, along the way asking the audience to help decide in 2012 if either has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming a reality. Choose between: 1. Brands and users operate in a future-perfect environment of algorithm-driven, sublime relevance, where no nanobyte of data is wasted OR 2. Brands and their users seek to fight for discovery and serendipity. The presentation is missing a lot of text read more here
For more than four decades now, Jeffrey Deitch has been a major player in the US art scene. The dealer, advisor, writer and exhibition organizer started his career in the New York of the 70s when the art community was still very small. In this talk explains about what avant-garde can be these days. “One of the most interesting things about art today,” he says, “is the changing status of the avant-garde. (…). Very interesting talk from the the avant garde diaries. You can find more interesting talks here and their facebook fan page is packed with interesting behind the scenes material
You have probably seen this already!It remained as a draft post for ages..still very interesting to watch! Kevin Allocca is YouTube’s trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral.
In this presentation, @JESS3 co-founder and President, Leslie Bradshaw, shares her insights on how to approach the monumental task of creating around-the-clock content for an always-hungry digital world. Her three-tiered approach to content creation is the secret sauce: content that is pre-made for day-to-day, ready to wear for week-to-week and bespoke for a larger impact.
Nice deck by Social@ogilvy! The brand world will soon be divided into those who fully “adopt” Timeline, and those who simply “migrate” their old strategy and ways of working to the new feature set. Brands looking to adopt must consider and prepare for the hidden implications of Timeline – reallocation of resources, increased creative involvement, a reset of content process, the new profile of community managers and more. Check out this presentation for a summary of the Pages changes and the hidden implications of Facebook Timeline for brands. A big thanks to Ogilvy Athens for bringing this to my attention
A TEDTalk from the future as envisioned by Prometheus director Ridley Scott… Or Tedtalk promoting a movie?? You decide! “Peter Weyland has been a magnet for controversy since he announced his intent to build the first convincingly humanoid robotic system by the end of the decade.Whether challenging the ethical boundaries of medicine with nanotechnology or going toe to toe with the Vatican itself on the issue of gene-therapy sterilization, Sir Peter prides himself on his motto, “If we can, we must.” After a three year media blackout, Weyland has finally emerged to reveal where he’s heading next. Wherever that may be, we will most certainly want to follow.”