Monthly Archive: May, 2010

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We know Chrome is fast, but is Opera faster than a potato?

We enjoyed the new spoof of BBH New York’s / Google Creative Labs ‘Speed Tests’ films for Google Chrome. We particularly like the casting of two ‘Scandinavian’ looking gents as the main protagonists; perhaps a gentle reference to our own ECDs on the project, Calle and Pelle Sjoenell. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaT7thTxyq8[/youtube] Here’s the original, in case you missed it. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCgQDjiotG0[/youtube] And here’s our...

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On The Art of Persuasion – BBH’s Sir John Hegarty at Google Zeitgeist Europe 2010

Three undisputed masters in their field discuss how the art of ‘selling’ is evolving. Sir John Hegarty (Worldwide Creative Director, Bartle Bogle Hegarty) Alan Edwards (CEO, The Outside Organisation) Lord Philip Gould (Vice-Chairman, Freud Communications) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPW_bqjBA08[/youtube] Moderated by: Matthew d’Ancona (Political Columnist, Sunday Telegraph & Evening Standard)

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Violently elemental. Yet beautiful. Time-lapse of Eyjafjallajökull erupting, May 2010

During the eruption of the volcano that no one can pronounce (or barely even spell) Sean Stiegemeier took his Canon 5D Mark II out and produced this rather ace short film, set to music sung by Jónsi (lead singer of Icelandic band Sigur Rós). We like the ethereal music mashed up with something that is, essentially, destructive. Violently elemental. Yet beautiful....