Ben Cooper

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

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PIXEL :: the world gets cubed

Published April 12, 2010

Beautifully executed pixel takeover of NYC, and then the world. If you like retro arcade games mixed with real-world footage in a fantastical mashup. Then you’ll love this. Ensure a full-screen view, wait for

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WWDC 2009, Live from App Store visualisation

Published June 11, 2009

what you’re looking at: over 3,000 apps-and growing-are downloaded every minute from the App Store. This is a live feed showing the activity of 20,000 popular apps currently on the store. Every time a customer

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My name spelt out on the streets of San Francisco…

Published April 10, 2009

Using Google Latitude a team of people ran around San Fran and, via their mobile phones, positioned themselves to spell out my name – viewable on this Google map. Of course that’s not strictly

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Gameboy Rock: reformat your instrument

Published September 3, 2008

BLIP FESTIVAL: REFORMAT THE PLANET trailer from 2 Player Productions on Vimeo. Loving this. Check the kid going off in the opening scenes. Plus, if you like this you’ll probably enjoy my previous post on

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The balloon race is on!

Published June 25, 2008

I’ve exhausted my ‘booster can’ already, mainly down to the fact that I didn’t know what I was doing… just clicked away on the arrows. Unsure when the booster gets replenished, but I need

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Internet Balloon Race, Upcoming Orange Campaign

Published June 18, 2008

Just found a balloon of a Racoon on Faris Yakob’s blog. Clicking through I discovered this upcoming campaign for Orange in the UK. Poke are responsible [again]. They keep turning out great work for

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Sega Games on the iPhone

Published April 29, 2008

Big phat link to PSFK for the

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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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Published March 19, 2008

Few local celebs in the

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Stop-frame city

Published February 14, 2008

Glisseby nicolelievre First seen on Networked

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Graphical music tool

Published March 31, 2007

Big shout to the Thaddeus for sending the link to this ‘graphical interactive music making tool‘ (gasp). By moving the coloured circles (each pertaining to a sound) within the main circle you can increase

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Asteroids widget…

Published February 14, 2007

Get this widget! Just cut and paste the code and stick it where you like (not there). Whether its your MySpace/Bebo profile, your Blogger (blog) or you simply want to add it to your own

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Introduction to Second Life, for complete novices

Published November 2, 2006

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Goggles – Google Map Flight Sim

Published August 18, 2006

This is brilliant. Goggles is flight simulator using Google Maps. Wish we’d thought of this, such a simple and engaging use of maps… the whole studio here in Sydney is likely to not do

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Cybersonica 06 – Highlights Video

Published May 16, 2006

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