Posts Tagged 'mashups'

Celebrating Frida Kahlo – Google

Google Celebrates Frida Kahlo

What’s in a brand?

Today’s Google homepage is a mashup of highly recognizable brands.

The search giant spreads a little light on the life and times
of the highly recognizable face and art figure, Krida Kahlo.

Join the conversation on the artistic beauty here.

iPhone App Mashes FourSquare with Real Estate: Helps Home Buyers Get Local

This real estate company integrates the popular FourSquare app into its own iPhone app to enable home seekers with a heads up on the local scene.

Agent Genius - Corcoran iPhone app

See the full post here.

Image via Agent Genius.

Mashup: The Winning Combination

I was once told that “progress” is the combination of elements or events in to one, to where the sum of the parts is greater than the whole.

There is an evolution of information happening by way of the Internet. Whole new effects, ideas and solutions are being produced. New ways of looking at old problems, new collaborative opportunities to co-develop, borrow and share enable the production of effects, ideas and solutions that used to take enormous amounts of resources to produce before.Google Map Mashup Homes for Sale

A “mashup” is the manifestation of progress in the Information Age.

By combining information that is bought, found, shared, borrowed or collaboratively developed, we can now produce ideas, solutions and products at an alarming rate. Think Google Maps overlaid with houses for sale, or a video of Dora the Explorer mashed with the music of Soulja Boy.

Progress. We can create more and faster than ever before.

The below video is a brilliant example of a video mashup.

Employing “user-submitted” YouTube content as his sole building blocks, Israeli musician and producer Kutiman’s ThruYOU — a mini-album’s worth of A/V material with revelatory results.

It’s a tribute to bedroom musicians. Kutiman carefully credits all of the musicians he samples, giving many unknowns a good 15 minutes of fame.

-from Kelly McKnight‘s FaceBook review of Kutiman’s “ThruYou.”


See: Kutiman-Thru-you – 01 – Mother of All Funk Chords on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tprMEs-zfQA

Twitter Data Vizualization in Marketing

How do you visualize a tweet?

Tropicana is now marketing their orange stuff with a cool data visualization over live tweets.

Watch the graph change in scope and design with each post.


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    The Denver PostThe myriad effects of social media on the justice systemThe Denver PostIn real time, the Parker PD used the social media device to communicate with a terrified community. Tweets about what they knew, who they were looking for, where they were looking, why the school had been locked down. I scrolled and refreshed over and ...

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