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3 Dreams of Black

Take a look at “3 Dreams of Black” — an interactive web-based music experience. It’s part song, part music video, and even a little crowdsourced content. Directed by Chris Milk and developed by Google, it’s an interesting followup to “The Wilderness Downtown“, which they worked on last year. The interactivity is fairly limited — restricted […]

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It Gets Better

Just about every time I watch a video from the It Gets Better Project site I cry. The interactivity is anything but interesting… it isn’t much more than a bunch of videos that users have uploaded to YouTube. But as content goes, it doesn’t get any better. The site, started in September 2010 by columnist […]

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Helping The Crowd Effect Change

Over the past couple years there’s been a lot of buzz around crowdsourcing. There’s a real believe that it has the potential to transform everything — from how agencies work for clients, to how customers interact with brands. And, as everyone explores how “the crowd” can participate, a wide variety of pretty cool things (can […]

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OpenIDEO

This week marked the launch of the website OpenIDEO. The site allows anyone to participate in design challenges posed by IDEO and their clients. There are loads of open innovation sites out there, but what’s nice about OpenIDEO is that it makes the process feel much more accessible and inviting. Their four timed phases, inspriation, concepting, […]

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iPhones and Mobile Charity

I’ve been thinking a lot about giving, charity and philanthropy lately. Maybe it was realizing that the time I was spending playing We Rule wasn’t really helping anyone. I know there are plenty of great websites for all sorts of great causes – but was there a way that I could help others when I […]

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Haiti: Interactive Supporting Disaster Relief

The recent earthquake in Haiti is devastation beyond belief. But it’s been so encouraging to see how interactive technologies are playing a part to help those in need. The American Red Cross’ mobile giving program, where anyone can txt “Haiti” to 90999 and automatically donate $10 to Haiti relief, has been a big success. [You […]