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May 25, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / 1 Comment

Five things on Friday #21

TweetFive things of note for the week ending Friday May 25th, 2012 1. Amazing post-Yugoslavia monuments There are 25 of these monuments (all different, by the way) scattered across the former-Yugoslavia. Built during the 60s and 70s to immortalise battle sites and concentration camps, these relics of remembrance are as varied as they are stunning. […]

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September 12, 2011 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 1000heads, Working / No Comments

1000heads: 3CT #3

TweetIn keeping with our series of posts, here are the three coolest things we presented at #3CT recently – [post history] First up, our resident Kiwi and HR person, Lucy Armstrong, wanted to share this awesome piece of Rugby World Cup inspired Lego-based wonderment – When we asked ‘Why is this cool?’ to the rest […]

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June 17, 2011 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Gaming, Video / 3 Comments

Product Placement: Tomb Raider

TweetRight, watch [the first 30secs of] this: See that there? At around the 23second mark? Hang on, here’s a screen grab – See that? That’ll be an iPhone 4 and, just to the right, a pair of Beats by Dre in-ear headphones. IN A VIDEO GAME TRAILER. While in-game advertising is nothing new, in-game product […]

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June 16, 2011 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Gaming / 6 Comments

Reputation Management: Duke Nukem Forever

TweetChatting to Neville Hobson the other day about gaming (of all subjects), we touched upon a mutual love of the first person shooter (FPS). To put this into context, Neville and I have talked about a multitude of things in our time, including but not exclusive to; a love of technology, social media, all things […]

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June 14, 2011 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Gaming / 11 Comments

Engagement: BRINK

TweetA week or so ago, while en route to see X-Men: Class, I happened upon this piece of advertising for BRINK. I don’t know what it is about this image that is so striking (or in fact what it actually says about my brain’s stimulus/response mechanism), but for some reason it makes me want to […]

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June 6, 2011 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Gaming, Geek, Mobile / 20 Comments

Paging Zuners

TweetIf that’s what you’re called. I got this today: Here’s a question: what do you think of Zune? I’m going to make a few assumptions (and do please, correct me if I’m wrong); if you’re a Zune user – aka ‘a Zuner’ – you’re probably American and you may’ve even bought, and perhaps even still […]

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May 24, 2011 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 1000heads, Working / 16 Comments

1000heads: Google v Microsoft; a question of ethics

TweetOn a recent trip around the web last week, I came across this old post by one Steven Hodgson writing for WinExtra – He poses an interesting question: Why is it that what’s cool for Google is an ethical question for Microsoft? Quote: I remember when Google surprised everyone who was attending one of their […]

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