Episode 220: BL and David discuss Mattel’s new line of historic Barbies; made up holidays; the Philando Castille crowdfunding effort that fed a school district; brilliant billboards; Techmeme’s new Ride Home podcast; how to write good error messages; the Jurassic World Alive AR app; Mall of America’s mallbot; Amazon’s creepy, laughing Echo; thought transfer technology; facial recognition in interviews; a brainwave-powered exoskeleton; voice optimization for Amazon Alexa; and much, much more.
Episode 190: Co-hosts B.L. Ochman and David Erickson discussed Apple’s announcement of its augmented reality platform; Google’s attempt to sell directly from search results with its new buy button; Vincente Fox’s public service video message to Donald Trump; Official presidential tweets, suitable for framing; the untested legality of #BlockedByTrump victims; McDonald’s stoner billboard; Twitter’s new deal with the NFL; The Intercept’s Reality Winner fail; real fake news; how some potential Harvard students discovered that the Internet is a permanent record; plus great new apps and stats you should know…and much, much more.
Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed the Facebook trending stories controversy; Amazon’s new Video Direct program; George Zimmerman’s attempt to auction the gun he used to murder Trayvon Martin; programmable Amazon Dash buttons; Budweiser’s rebranding of America; Donald Trump posing as his own publicist; IABC’s plea for fee-free content; a Text and Die billboard; the Dalai Lama’s interactive atlas of emotions; voice search keyword research; a potential Google VR headset; a Canadian matchmaking service; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.
Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed the passing of music legend Prince, brand reactions to his death–both good and bad–and the outpouring of grief and celebration online; they discuss the social media outrage over KFC’s bad joke; Facebook’s updated newsfeed algorithm; a popup window worst practice; MTV podcasts; the rainbow-colored food fad; Juiced TV; suicide prevention via social media; a billboard you can conduct; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.
Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed ineffective German grocery store ads; a product demonstration video showing how to pick Master Locks; the backlash over Amazon’s Man In The High Castle subway ads; a Jingle Butts jingle; Adobe’s slow Flash death; the Zuckerberg’s thankless philanthropy; Google fortune telling; Microsoft’s PowerApps; Giving Tuesday; short branded films from JetBlue, Johnnie Walker and American Girl; a Japanese Condom Head Challenge; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.
Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed Twitter’s DM expansion; Snoop Dogg’s campaign for Twitter CEO; Safari content blocking capabilities; LeBron’s wardrobe malfunction; Joyce Carol Oates’ outrage; public relations’ PR problem; the Coke/boob challenge; tampons for a cause; GIFographics; yawning billboards; Kid President’s campaign against hunger; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.
Episode 68 co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discuss Microsoft CEO’s apology tour, Fiat’s Viagra ad, sucky presentations, Twitter Audio Cards & more.