Ilya Vedrashko

Fat and Happiness Are Social

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Target Clerk Bans Mobile Price Checking

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41 Commercials in One Music Video

by: Ilya Vedrashko

How many of the 41 commercials mashed up into one music video can you recognize? How many brands can you name?
-- thanks, Roni

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Future Now: Reality Augmented Through Mobile Phone

by: Ilya Vedrashko

This is the future of mobile search and augmented reality as imagined by a Tokyo designer and published in February 2008.

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Ten Half-Baked Advertising Ideas

by: Ilya Vedrashko

Today, we are raiding Half Bakery for a glimpse of the improbable advertising future. Put your sunglasses on; the brilliance of these ideas is blinding.

1. Advertishoes. "Replace the soles of your shoes with soft rubber, impregnated with chalk or ink, that squashes out onto the ground as you put your foot down. Similar to a self-inking rubber stamp."

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CNN 'Hologram' and Other Studio Gadgetry

by: Ilya Vedrashko

Wired runs an overview of the heavy gadgetry trotted out by networks during last night's elections coverage. The CNN's "hologram" was not a hologram at all, unfortunately, but we have to admit that this "via hologram" sounds pretty awesome. Here's a similar effect of "telepresence" as demonstrated by Cisco.

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Barcode Scanner Apps for Android Reviewed

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Road as Medium, Plays Back Music for Honda

by: Ilya Vedrashko

When we run out of space for billboards on our roads' sides, we'll embed jingles into the pavement.

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Esquire's E-Ink Cover and Ad for Ford

by: Ilya Vedrashko

Today must be like that October day in 1994 when the first web banner appeared on a web page and everyone was excited about it without fully realizing what it all meant. The small blinking insert on Esquire's cover is just like that -- kind of simplistic and not at all scary. But you just wait.

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AdLab Riddle: Who's the Speaker?

by: Ilya Vedrashko

Below are the four nomination acceptance speeches made by the ticket candidates at DNC and RNC over the past two weeks: Biden, Obama, Palin, and McCain. I ran these speeches through Wordle. Can you match the wordled speeches with the right speaker? Leave your guesses in comments and click letters for the answer.

A:

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