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If you’re in the business of marketing, you’re in the business of digital. If you’re in the business of digital, this is how to start a pandemic:

 

How I Learned to Start a Pandemic from Turnstyle Video on Vimeo.

Director Lance Weiler’s Pandemic 1.0 was one of the most talked-about experiences at Sundance 2011’s New Frontier program. This story-telling project is equally part-film, part-interactive game, part-sociological experiment and part-genius.

Makes you want to start a pandemic, doesn’t it?

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(…) the billboard randomly flashes things like umbrellas, bouncing soccer balls, dumbbells and thought bubbles — all waiting for some eager pedestrian down below to position his head and/or arms in just the right spot to spark spontaneous picture-taking.

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Looking at what’s gonna happen tomorrow on a daily (yeah, right!) basis is exhausting. Sometimes it is good to look back and those sites that, few years ago, set new standards in terms of design, interface, interaction, technology…

A recent email thread brought back the memory of dontclick.it, a site that studies (or shall I say studied?) how users react when they are forced to lose their habit of clicking: no mouse button is required, just roll-overs. In case you’re too young to have heard about it (it was in 2005…), don’t miss it. And if you know it already, I swear it’s worth re-visiting, it hasn’t aged a bit, unlike, hum, hum

What about you? Tell us in the comments what your favorite grandpas of the internet age are!

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Just plain simple and beautiful. Visible on the Layer Tennis site.

Recommended by Edgard, who will be joining the Trendwatch team very soon. More details and his bio to come, stay tuned!

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Presently i find little time to play consoles, my Xbox is gathering dust and i have not brought a game for over a year. The microsite for the PS3 game “HAZE” a first-person shooter, has reignited a flame in my heart for gaming. The website not only looks visually amazing but is a online game in its own right. The combination of powerful visuals and mind blowing sound made my heart pulsate. Like all good websites i found myself losing all perspective of time, not noticing a crowd of work colleges looking over my shoulder as i explored the site.
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If the British weather continues in the same mood, i think i could be tempted to splash the cash and find my inner gamer again.