Oh Ship! A Conversation About Travel This week on Oh Ship Ben Way and Freddie Laker discuss travel and their personal traveling tips and favorite hacks. Plus, Freddie shares his most treasured possession while demonstrating a very high level of obsessive-compulsive behavior. Join them as they dive into the best Oh Ship! tips for your […]
You may have seen the term “GDPR” buzzing around your LinkedIn feed or elsewhere on the internet, and rightly so: GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) legislation is going into effect on May 25th of this year. If your general counsel has already prepped you on GDPR and its implications on your business, feel free to […]
This post was originally posted on Forbes.com on APR 12, 2018. You can access the original post here. Luxury brands are not known for allowing consumers to dictate trends and brand initiatives. They’ve had long-standing policies of disseminating their editorial point of view through traditional channels and using aspirational imagery to create irrational demand. Sephora does […]
If you’ve ever watched a television show aimed at children, you’ll notice that the characters often break the fourth wall to interact with their pint-sized audiences. The actors will pause after they ask a question in anticipation of a tiny voice shouting the answer on the other side of the screen. Children come to believe that the characters on TV can see and hear them just as clearly as they can see Big Bird and Sid the Science Kid.
Temporal metadata isn’t currently being leveraged by the video industry — but it should be. No single development would be more important to the evolution of video, both online and offline, than evolving from today’s top level, directory-powered descriptions to a more robust, second-by-second metadata-driven system. This sea change will transform how users interact […]
With over 400 million people predicted to have Smart TVs by 2016, there is an impending “appification” of the TV that presents an enormous opportunity for brands, content creators and media companies. But chances are, few reading this blog have considered rethinking their content strategies for Smart TV consumption, not to mention the accompanying monetization models.
The biggest problem facing Smart TVs is that their far smaller cousins, the Smartphone, have set the bar in consumer expectations. So here is what we have to do to actually make consumers care about Smart TVs. Get Smarter At Guide, one of our key insights—as simple as it may sound—is that people want TV […]
The battle for your living room is heating up. And the software giant Microsoft is doubling down on its efforts to own your heart, mind, eyes, and ears in the living room. And from what I’ve seen, Microsoft’s own-your-living-room strategy combines the powers of one device, one patent and one new initiative.
Monday, 20 June. Review for The Re-Calibration of Form and Function Online by AOL, presented by Tim Armstrong, CEO – AOL, and Arianna Huffington – Co-founder, Editor-in-Chief – The Huffington Post. Huffington Post: Adrianna opened up, she’s extremely charismatic, funny, and overall a great entertainer. Overall she provided a lot more entertainment than good content, but […]
I was asked to give the opening keynote at The World After Advertising conference in Düsseldorf, Germany, back in November 2010; where I presented a PoV on the future of advertising and the digital landscape – focusing heavily on user experience driven by data & technology. The keynote covers relations between people and brands, the evolution […]