October 6, 2014

Broken words

“Semantic satiation” is the word used to describe the phenomenon by which repeated exposure to a word causes it to lose all meaning. It just becomes […]
October 6, 2014

Baked dust

It’s the first day of Autumn. The day fluctuates each year. It’s not defined by an equinox. It’s marked by the first day that the heating […]
October 6, 2014

Kanye West, Steve Stoute & Ben Horowitz Talk Tech, Culture and Consumerism.

Kanye West, Steve Stoute and Ben Horowitz held court in Cannes, France as a part of the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In a […]
October 5, 2014

Anti-social media agencies

I have a hive in my bonnet about the snake oil that is sold about social media. I can’t shake this feeling that marketing directors are […]
October 4, 2014

Raiders of the Lost Lists

I think I have always loved lists.  Perhaps it’s the way they sometimes neaten the most unlikely things; an order for the disorderly. My interest in […]
October 3, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

We’re hiring! Piers Morgan joins Mail Online as US editor-at-large ‘The New Yorker’ does its first GIF cover Ello… Is it my you’re looking for? Everything […]
October 3, 2014

The world’s most honest recruitment ad

We advertised recently for an account director and a senior account manager to join us at our new offices at Somerset House on the Strand. They’re […]
September 30, 2014

A modern-day Frost?

Chomsky once said something along the lines of ‘the construction of binaries in news manufactures simple orthodoxies that quash real debate.’ I can’t find the quote, […]
September 26, 2014

“E and Non-E”: Nancy Mitford on Twitter

Note: Also available on Kindle as an electric book. An extract: Twitter, in its infancy, was a classless environment – a great democratiser of communication in […]
September 24, 2014

UPDATED: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs [Extended]