Category Archive for: Entertainement

Frosted Flakes + Froot Loops + Krave … oh my!!

Kellogg’s Bowl Bot – seems like our love of cereal always rears its head – from cereal cafes/bars to now cereal mix and match vending. Similar to the soda-mixing Coca-Cola Freestyle machines introduced years ago, Kellogg Company’s is rolling out a new #vendingmachine called the Kellogg’s Bowl Bot that creates custom mixes of cereals and toppings like fresh fruits and…

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James Bond meet Jeff Bezos.

“Do you expect me to talk? No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!” In the ultimate symbol of one Hollywood era ending and another beginning, MGM, home to James Bond and Rocky, finally found a buyer willing to pay retail: Amazon The e-commerce giant said that it would acquire the 97-year-old film and television studio for $8.45…

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(Car) Window to the World.

Innovative project by Toyota Motor Corporation that uses #augmentedreality to turn car windows into a display interacting with the environment outside, educating, entertaining and providing information about objects and animals as they pass. Designed by Toyota in partnership with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design. #wakeupimagine #ar #vr #interactiondesign #innovation

Elon x SNL. Let the Dogefather(ing) begin.

E L O N x S N L – Okay quick, when was the last time you were talking about who was hosting Saturday Night Live two weeks ahead of the show? In a Musk-Tune-In event (sorry couldn’t resist) tonight the King of Crypto himself hosts. The big winner – SNL – as this may…

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May the Forth be with you.

But of course, Disney+ is celebrating the day with a Simpsons and Star Wars crossover short, Maggie Simpson In The Force Awakens From Its Nap (priceless title). It features the Simpsons tyke heading on a quest to find her stolen pacifier, as she comes face-to-face with “young Padawans, Sith Lords, familiar droids, Rebel scum, and an ultimate battle against the dark side,…

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Click this. How Instagram scaled social media.

Great journey map of how a couple of innovators made an app in 8 weeks and scaled to one of the most used #socialmedia photo apps. Oh ya, and then they were purchased by Facebook for $1 billion. #wakeupimagine #startups #innovation #entrepreneurship

Shake it baby. The Streaming Shuffle is afoot.

The Walt Disney Company and #Disney+ are certainly shaking up the landscape with C R A Z Y growth. That said it’s not like Netflix is not holding its own (even with earnings showing “slowed” global growth) as the move to #cablecutting is accelerating and the big legacy TV players have all been shifting towards streaming vehicles of their own. I…

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EPIC building OASIS from Ready Player One!

If you saw the 2018 movie Ready Player One, you may remember the Oasis: a glitzy, fast-paced #metaverse with gleaming cities, beautiful people (or, avatars, to be precise), and excitement of many varieties; in short, the perfect escape from the drudgery of real life. Epic Games has just raised $1B to start on its quest to build its…

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Go Dapper Go

#Canadian NFT crypto player Dapper Labs is raising money at an over $7.5 Billion valuation! The rush of enthusiasm for blockchain-based collectibles is driving an extraordinary surge of investor interest in Dapper Labs, the developer of collectibles like NBA Top Shot and CryptoKitties. Just a few weeks after Dapper Labs raised $305 million at a valuation of $2.6 billion,…

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Dom Perignon + Lady Gaga = The Queendom

Lada Gaga is back in the #luxury realm (remember Tiffany & Co. x Gaga). Dom Perignon and #LadyGaga have created the #Queendom with Nick Knight whose trippy visuals of crystal castles that morph into catwalks and an endless party blend perfectly into Lady Gaga’s music and zeitgeist. Let the expensive pink bubbles flow. #wakeupimagine #DomPérignonxLadyGaga #creativity #luxurybrands

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