Ben Cooper

Group Innovation Director M&C Saatchi Sydney. Co-Creator O Six Hundred Kayak. Proud father. Loving husband. British.

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iPad publisher concepts

Published March 9, 2010

As the iPad gets closer to arrival publishers seem to be flexing their digital prowess. The first video shows Adobe working with WIRED on how their magazine will come to life on a plethora

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GPS chairs tell a story in NYC

Published March 1, 2010

Blu Dot inspired by the furniture finding scene of NYC (called ‘curb mining’). Dropped 25 Real Good Chairs in NYC to see what would happen. This video is what they discovered. When I first moved

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Frozen fly-through of shootout scene… NUTS

Published April 23, 2009

Created by Stink Digital for Philips new 21:9 cinema TV, commissioned by Tribal DDB Amsterdam. Must be watched, full screen and in HQ. First found on

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More twitter data visual tools…

Published April 8, 2009

Via @art_s discovered Twitter Stream Graphs (screengrab), Twit Arcs and Twitter Spectrum. All provide data visualizations for twitter profiles and keywords – tools created by @JeffClark.

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Stop-frame helicopter sea rescue

Published April 7, 2009

Great stop-frame story of a fisherman’s rescue from the rocks near Tamarama beach by photographer Keith Loutit. The photo effect makes the people seem like plastic figurines in a diorama. I’ve found a few

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Twitter data – the anti timesheet?

Published April 7, 2009

Katie Chatfield mentioned data visualisation tool at Ad:Tech Sydney. The tool allows you to plot a ‘twitterers’ behaviour over a week. Simply enter their profile and with a mixture of Google’s Chart API

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64 red bulls & 9 gallons of coffee

Published March 6, 2009

The making of Telematics City by Hook. Is a data visualization trip through the creation of a 3d city, from app to wireframe, to render and fly-through – featuring 1200 buildings. It seems to

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10 informational diagrams, by Mr Armano

Published February 18, 2009

Mr Armano, can I call you David? David [amongst other things] creates diagrams that simplify this quagmire of information that we try to make sense of on a daily basis. These ‘informational graphics’ make the

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Max Knight Walking Bike

Published May 5, 2008

The bike actually works, visit Max Knight design to see it in

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Wow Wii

Published April 17, 2008

Its taken me forever to watch this TED clip, so its no doubt old news to everyone else. Johnny Lee, a human interaction researcher, show’s how the Wii remote can be adapted, at minimal

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Single Origin Roasters

Published February 27, 2007

Resevoir Street in Surry Hills is the heart of my week day, every morning starts at Single Origin. So when they needed to take their brand online – we got chatting. This is the

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Sony Mylo – I want one, I think

Published August 18, 2006

Well the idea of ditching my mobile for this would be perfect, no more bloody ringtones, just turn it on when I want to be connected. Unfortunately Sydney is behind on the wifi networks

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Google Earth for Mac > just took me home

Published January 11, 2006

So Google has finally launched the Mac version, of Google Earth. Despite the fact that I’ve played with it on a PC – its not until now that I’ve really jumped into it. Its

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Safe Bedside Table or a journey to the Dark Side

Published December 16, 2005

It is reported that 50% of people in London are worried about security and sleep with some form of self-defence to hand, for use against intruders. Doesn’t fear turn to anger, anger turn to hate

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Top 10 weirdest USB devices

Published December 12, 2005

Thanks to Hendo for another fine link, what wonders these little devices are. Check out the top 10 weirdest USB devices ever

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