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Australian entrepreneurs with ambition need to add Silicon Valley to their horizons. The outlook is necessary to comprehend the sheer size of global markets, and to opens one’s mind to opportunities.
I'm doing a bit of flying this weekend. I'm pretty sure that I'm not going to get a surprise gift from my airline. Frankly, I'll be happy if the flights just depart on time. Spainair decided to do more than that for passengers on the last flight on Christmas Eve 2010.
I apologise in advance. To discover what were the most watched YouTube videos in 2012, you will have to endure two of the most annoying songs of the year. Sorry.
It should be a great experience, right? Wrong. There is really only one store that I can think of that makes shopping online easy, too easy....
It's been a big year for vending machines. And, it's also been a big year for cardboard boxes. You've seen what one boy, Caine Monroy,...
It's been a big year for vending machines. This often overlooked mechanical devices have been the stars of many of the year's biggest viral videos to come out of the FMCG industry. Has the vending machine had it's moment in the spotlight, or will it's popularity continue on in 2013?
Sick of boring family portraits? You know the ones. When it all goes horribly wrong, the photos end up on Awkward Family Photos. No more! 3D printing has come to the rescue.
There are a few surprises in the Google Brand Zeitgeist this year. For starters we were more likely to search for Gumtree than we were...
Broadcasting will not return to normal; the social media revolution has changed everything forever...
One in five divorces is blamed on Facebook. Justin Bieber has more Twitter followers than there are people living in Argentina. These are other fascinating statistics about our digital world pump along to Fat Boy Slim. This is the 2012 edition of the Social Media Revolution video.
The 'war on drugs' has been raging and raging for almost all of my lifetime. And, frankly, I feel old. So, for this 'war' to...
The new Mini Cooper roadster needed to reach a specific target audience, and mess with them. Just a little. So, Mini used a little bit of data, a little bit of internet evil and became psychic.
Whether it's a theme, like Back to the Eighties complete with Run DMC and Axel Rose costumes, or a more dressy affair, there's an outfit to be planned. Apparently, some people put a lot of thought, effort and planning into their office Christmas party outfit. This can lead to disaster.
Developers are in high demand in any startup community. Without them, the great digital idea that you have remains just that, an idea. So, companies go to great lengths to find technology gurus.
When is a shop, not a shop? When it's a cunningly, interconnected set of props held together with cable ties, that somehow seems to make music. Another Friday, another beer ad. Enjoy.
Where do I start? How about, it includes two things that I really don't have much time for: Instagram photos and Nickelback. Yes, that about covers it.
It's a novel way to promote an end-of-year giveaway, but sat nav producers TomTom have apologised in advance for their almost-rubbish video. Of course, it's an expensive, almost-rubbish video, but it's a fun approach.
If you're looking for an interesting party trick for this week's end of year parties, get yourself to a printer! This is almost like magic, but it's actually about perspective.
A Japanese man who likes to build robots as a hobby has created the first, real robot that transforms from a car into walking, shooting robot. Yes, it's real. Well, it's more real than various part of Megan Fox in the second Transformers movie.
As you're about to roll into the weekend, why not gather your friends and co-workers around, grab a beer and kick of the weekend with a sing-a-long to the karaoke version. It's team bonding at its best!
Kids at Switch seeks to not only foster financial literacy in students, but to do so in a way that taps their passions and sense of play into a sense of unshakeable purpose. The concept is inspired by the disparate influences of highly successful investors such as Robert Kiyosaki and Warren Buffett, and innovative educationists such as Sir Ken Robinson, besides Finland’s education system.