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Idealog—in the ideas business


Inside: Cactuslab

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Sim Ahmed chats to Buchanan and von Randow about their decade old company, the transition from mostly client work to a lot more of internal projects, and how they've gone about building an online community for film buffs with ... More …


Review: Mailbox App

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Like Eldorado, the fountain of youth and a decent cup of coffee at midnight – achieving inbox zero is a goal many set out on, but very few ever achieve. Mailbox App for iPhone (free from the Apple App Store) helps ... More …


The Wrap: 3 April 2013

Hertz passes away, Telecom culls up to 1230, Mediaworks in On Demand hot water, Apple says sorry to the Chinese, and is piracy a form of flattery? More …



An obligatory April Fool’s roundup

Some might argue there's a degree of trickery every day of the year in the world of marketing and media. But it's taken to much more preposterous levels – and is almost actively encouraged – on April Fool's Day ... More …




The four skills most entrepreneurs lack

Entrepreneurs need a variety of skills to succeed, from leadership to accountability to determination (in spades) and more. But according to a study by Target Training International, they also tend to lack certain skills as a collective. More …




Telecom confirms up to 1230 jobs to be lost

Between 930 and 1230 jobs will be cut at Telecom in a round of cost cutting measures, the company has announced to the New Zealand Stock Exchange. This may be a "necessary evil" for a top heavy company with more ... More …


Your chance to make OK Go’s next music video

OK Go – possibly the world's most creative band – is offering filmmakers free access to its brand new track I’m Not Through from its upcoming fourth album. Why? Well, as part of the OK Go Saatchi & Saatchi Music Video ... More …


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Events

Best of the Best on tour with Designers Speak

The Best Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar every year. And it doesn't end there – some of last year's winners will soon be touring the country to spread the good word and offer firsthand ... More …