The Greatest Viral Ever – and other assorted examples

What makes a great viral? Firstly, let's be clear: viral is an effect. I've been asked to 'do something viral' in the past, and in explaining this I've had to say that really, anything and everything we do should be viral. That is, it should be a powerful enough message that impels sufficient people to … Continue reading The Greatest Viral Ever – and other assorted examples

Data visualisation: from how the web links, to how it thinks

Sometimes a healthy dose of pure tech can do you the world of good. That's why I listened to a Digital Planet podcast on the way into work this morning, and found myself listening to Claudio Albanese, a physicist specialising in the use of high-end graphics cards to create massive financial market models. Then, this … Continue reading Data visualisation: from how the web links, to how it thinks