KeyWifi has created a genius way to socialize Internet bandwidth. Most of us do not use or Internet connection to its full capacity, there is usually leftover, or “spare”, bandwidth that no one uses. KeyWifi takes the excess capacity and distributes it to others who pay a much lower cost for an Internet connection. In today’s fast-paced, wiki-loaded, and social network-linked world, everyone should be able to connect. Good job KeyWifi!
(via TED) Who will translate the web into different languages? You will. Why? Because you will learn a new language in the process with Duolingo. This is what people call killing two birds with one stone.
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Amnesty International has come up with a “Slide to Unlock” ad campaign. Although the ad creatively uses mobile technology, it will be interesting to see how effective it is. It looks annoying to me… but maybe that is how the non-profit intended it.
San Francisco based Cherry.com recently launched a new app that washes your car at the touch of your mobile screen. You don’t even have to be present while you do it!
(via helloyoucreatives) Powerade creates a “second screen” for the South American soccer cup that went on this past summer. This was a very ingenious way of capturing the knowledge and support of fans and showing the impact and efficiency of Twitter. Hats off to Powerade.
(via Knowledge Web) This infographic paints a picture of the improvements of HTML 5 on the older version. It sounds fascinating and I can’t wait to see it used more broadly.
(via Mashable) How To: Make Your QR Codes More Beautiful This creates enormous potential for the use of QR codes in advertising/marketing. Add striking colors, soften the harsh edges, incorporate imagery, and your QR code will move away from the eyesore reputation it has towards an aesthetically pleasing design.
(via Ad Week) An app that erases ads and replaces them with street art instead. Public Ad Campaign, the group behind this claims that ads are detrimental to the interaction between inhabitants of a city and its public space, a relation that the city’s health is affected by.
(via ParisLemon) It’s like comparing apples and oranges (no pun intended) except the apple is flavorful, juicy, and delicious while the orange is rotting at the bottom of the fruit basket…