The people over at Coke came up with a brilliant idea. Two cokes for the price of one, however, you need a little help from your friends…
This is an interesting article/letter from Steve Jobs on why Apple doesn't support flash on their mobile devices. If you're new to this information here's a quick rundown: Websites are built using many languages, Flash is one of them. Flash enables sites to utilize dynamic animations and graphics that other languages don't support. Many websites are flash-based. Lots of them. However, one of the main prloblems is that flash is not SEO friendly. Therefore, when someone's Googling to find a good restaurant, say in Hartford, if there is a restaurant site built in flash, it's not going to show up in the search query. Apple doesn't support Flash for a number of reasons. To read Steve Job's take on it, GO here.
I would love one of these. Christopher Locke constructed this amazing “Analog Tele-Phonographer". A true speaker for the iPhone. Mom, put it on my christmas list! For more info and a video, GO
Here is an incredible project by Candy Chang. Candy Chang is a public installation artist, designer, urban planner, and co-founder of Civic Center who likes to make cities more comfortable for people. This is a project called "Before I Die". Check out her site and enjoy some of her other projects. GO
Check out Google's SEO starter guide! It contains lots of useful information for beginners and is even a good reference for experts. When creating or maintaining a website it's critical to incorporate much of the functionality / recommendations listed in this document. Grab a cup of coffee when you have some time and see how your website measures up!
Here is a good look at the evolution of some of the most familiar brands in business.