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Blockchain and the Future of Marketing

By Anya Ow | April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Unless you’re already “in the know”, you might think of blockchain technology as something new, some sort of scam, or something to do with cryptocurrency. In fact, blockchain concepts have been around since 1982, when cryptographer David Chaum first proposed the concept in a dissertation. The modern decentralised blockchain as we know it was popularised …

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What’s new in 2022?

By Anya Ow | December 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

How is 2022 nearly here? Maybe it’s work from home compressing all our weeks into a singular time loop, but I was surprised to head into the city recently and realise that Myer had put up their Christmas decor. Is it really December already? Time seems to be compressing further and further… it feels like …

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Influencer Marketing

By Anya Ow | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

“Do you want to be famous?” was the casting call used by the new HBO documentary, Fake Famous, luring young people into a new reality TV show aimed at creating a new influencer. Fake Famous is directed and narrated by tech journalist and Vanity Fair correspondent Nick Bilton. The title of the documentary clues viewers …

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Brand Names Have Power

By Anya Ow | February 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Heinz asked people to ‘draw ketchup’, by giving them pieces of paper and a tin of coloured pencils. Most people, they claim, drew Heinz bottles. I’m surprised that nobody drew bloody red puddles, but to be fair, had I been told to draw ketchup, I’d likely have drawn a Heinz bottle too. …

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Brand Evolution or a Rebrand?

By Anya Ow | January 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Photo: AFP As I write this article, the Cleveland Indians, an American professional baseball team, has become the second major American team to drop a racist nickname. This follows the Washington Football Team, which was previously known as the Redskins. Cleveland had already phased out logos and imagery of its cartoon mascot, Chief Wahoo, after …

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Three Thousand Years of Longing stars Idris Elba as a genie and Tilda Swinton as the lady who finds the lamp in a bazaar.
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Kalush Orchestra has won Eurovision 2022 on behalf of Ukraine, with their song Stefania, filmed in areas liberated from Russian occupation.
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Judi Dench has filmed her first ad, with MoneySuperMarket, alludes to her ‘M’ character in 007 in a commercial about affordable housing.
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Sword and Fairy – Together Forever is coming to PS4 and PS5 this summer. It’s the latest in a long-running Chinese xianxia RPG series.
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