Ben Cooper

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

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Do you work here?

Published March 29, 2010

Some home truths.. if you’ve worked in Ad world and get digital then you’ll probably relate to most of this. Everyone knows they need to change, and it’s about bloody time they did, rather

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SOGO from above

6 things I miss in Surry Hills

Published January 16, 2010

So I’ve worked in Surry Hills for four years, specifically that bit around Reservoir, Foster and Commonwealth Streets, sometimes called SOGO (South of Goulburn St – terrible acronym I know). Firstly with HOST and

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North Kingdom Showreel 2003-2009

Published January 7, 2010

This will get you pumped for 2010… for all you digital creative practitioners a showreel that shows you where the bar is! – and it’s high – nice one North Kingdom. First found on Creative

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Quote of the day…

Published May 30, 2009

If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke. Brendan Behan, quoted

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Credit Superhero close-up

Seek’s ‘Credit Superhero’ job post – it’s since been removed

Published April 30, 2009

Hilarious job post found on (I think it featured yesterday). Sad that Seek can’t work out that this would be a great way of driving traffic to their site – instead they remove

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2009 Web Trend Map

Published April 7, 2009

Update: zoomable version of web trend map here, thanks to Jax Who has an A3+ printer so I can actually read it without scrolling back and forth and up and down? Not that I’m complaining

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New math favourites..

Published April 7, 2009

More hilarious maths on ‘More New

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Dogs dream

Published March 5, 2009

Dan H sent this to me last night. Take a moment to put one big smile on your face – this is

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Another two videos that explore digital

Published February 23, 2009

This first clip, thanks to Tyson Lundbech via Twitter explores how mobile technologies can reconnect local communities to their environment. Tyson’s timing couldn’t be better – I’ve just come back from lunch at Google

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Glowing Cities Under a Nighttime Sky

Published February 14, 2009

Wiggly glow strings inform the sky. Shadowed wing. Journey to another land… @pablojeffress started following me on Twitter. Then I read his blog and then I saw this. Then I felt compelled to share. See more

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Have you seen this cat?

Published January 14, 2009

Don’t wet yourself. Thanks to Si at There for the

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Sad Vader - Alex Brown

Lord Vader in disgrace

Published January 13, 2009

Found this shot of Darth on an image search for something completely un-related. The photo is by Alex

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Single Origin – best coffee in Sydney

Published January 12, 2009

Single Origin Gypsy Friday from Scott Drummond on Vimeo. Julian just directed me to this great video on the Single Origin coffee shop in Surry Hills, by Scott Drummond (Scott, if there’s a better link,

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Batman’s boat on Sydney harbour?

Published January 12, 2009

I kayaked from Rose Bay to Watsons Bay on Sunday. On the return journey we were approached by this beast… “WTF is that?” my friend and I announced. Batman’s boat it is not… it

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Addictive TV remix Slumdog Millionaire

Published January 8, 2009

Danny Boyle’s masterpiece gets mashed and mixed by the Addictive TV

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