What if fear turned profits?

What if fear turned profits?

...October 27, 2009

What if a movie filmed on a budget of under $10,000 brought in $100 million?  This is what’s going on with the new hit movie Paranormal Activity—a movie shot in 1 week by an unknown, (Oren Peli) in his house, with non-famous actors and on a shoestring budget.  Not since The Blair Witch project that […]

What if we tagged walls without touching them?

What if we tagged walls without touching them?

...October 26, 2009

I discovered this surprising experiment in digital art thanks to Gregory Pouy, (and sent to me by Hedia on Facebook).  This is the brainchild of the multimedia art duo SWEATHSHOPPE who developed an artistic performance platform that mixes video, tags and architecture.  The application allows you to paint “via video” on all types of walls […]

What if the future of television were paper?

What if the future of television were paper?

...October 23, 2009

Through Internet, and blogs in particular, we have become accustomed to going naturally, with a simple click, from reading a text to watching a video.  The much-ballyhooed launch of Amazon’s Kindle, announces the entry of paper on the screen.  This convergence is like a half empty bottle that we see as being half full—can be […]

What if we dared to talk about population control?

...October 22, 2009

This post is a spontaneous contribution by François Momboisse, one of the most astute commentators of my French blog.  François has years of experience in mass consumption marketing (P&G, Benckiser…) before becoming President of the French Federation for E-Commerce and Mail Order Sales (Feyad).  His contribution reminds us, on the eve of Copenhagen, that global […]

What if we dared to express shocking ideas?

...October 18, 2009

Wired has published this month its annual “smart list”, featuring “12 shocking ideas that could change the world”.  This year, priority was given to “dangerous” ideas: anything heretical, radical and subject to controversy.  These ideas include: A prison reformer who wants to empty them; an economist recommending blocking aid to developing countries (due to corruption); […]