Mark Zuckerberg's note to Facebook shareholders explains how the hacker way has given his business a particular mentality. The argument, as I understand it, is that just getting stuff done is the key to progress - rather than procrastinating. It's about continuous, relentless progress. Roger so far. But then there's this...
It's certainly not going to be easy for Nike to distance themselves from Pistorius. And they won't be helped by having Nike adverts appear next to editorial stories of brand ambassadors caught up in all sorts of trouble. But this is going on every single day in markets across the world. Due to the nature of online advertising, once an advert is sent out from the original advertiser, they basically give up their control of where the content lands.
However, I think in order to take this campaign to the next level they could have at least tried to make the 'Stay Another Day' song a Christmas No. 1, perhaps it could compete with Gangnam Style and then we could watch this campaign transform into a different animal and watch history repeat itself.
Advertising has traditionally always been a one way street - advertiser talks, consumer listens, end of story. But in an online world where anyone can seek and consume the information they want to - and ignore that which they do not - ad agencies are having to push their creativity ever further in their bid to grab hold of, and interact with, the fickle attention of an internet-savvy consumer.
Over the past few years, the European Commission has been examining the competitive environment for online commerce in the eurozone. This is due to the widely held view that e-commerce is the best way to transcend national borders and enable businesses and consumers to get the most out of the European Single Market.
Television is often overlooked when we think of innovation, particularly in light of the rise of PCs, smartphones and the ubiquity of the internet. All this is changing our relationship with the box, and revolutionising television. Looking ahead over the next few years what are key developments that will shake things up?