Archive For January 2009

The Eyebrow Dance From Cadbury Dairy Milk

Cadburys have clearly given up advertising their Dairy Milk chocolate in the normal manner opting instead for another viral style ad. Following hot on the heels of the brilliant Gorilla and dissapointing Airport we have Eyebrow Dance: Odd and yet strangely cool; the balloon scratching is genius.

Optimisation Prime

Recently I decided to take this blog a little more seriously, and part of that has been to see where my visitors were coming from and to try and increase my visitor numbers. Google Analytics reports that 57% of the visitors to david hughes.org arrived from a search engine: That’s a HUGE proportion from Google, Read the article…

QR Code Music Video

I went to a hairdressers yesterday that has little screens scattered around the salon playing music videos; most of it was utter tosh, and one of the reasons I will not be returning, but one video caught my eye. It seems to be a video remix of Integral by The Pet Shop Boys. The original Read the article…

Is Social Media the New Marketplace?

Earlier today I mentioned on Twitter that I was going to sell my Samsung NC10 as I’ve bought a MacBook Air. I wasn’t really expecting a response, but within minutes I had an email from somebody interested in it; a few emails later the funds are in my PayPal account and my Samsung is ready Read the article…

Google Quick Search – The New Quicksilver

I’m playing with a cool new app on my Mac that shows great promise: Google Quick Search Box. Developed by Nicholas Jitkoff, the developer behind the once great, but now sadly orphaned Quicksliver, Google Quick Search aims to combine Google Search with Spotlight search in one package. But, as with Quicksilver Google Quick Search is Read the article…

Virgin Atlantic: 25 Years Still Red Hot

I have a soft spot for Virgin Atlantic having been fortunate to fly Upper Class on a number of occasions. I’ve always thought that the Virgin brand came to life completely on Virgin Atlantic. Virgin Atlantic is 25 years old; I remember when they launched – 25 years has flown by (sorry). To celebrate Virgin Read the article…