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August 20, 2016 6:06 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #322 tagged “Documentary”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, Solve For Interesting, the author of Complete... Read more

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August 19, 2016 6:07 PM

The Greatest Glory. The Internet. tagged “Documentary”

The philosophical debate of our lifetime: is the Internet the greatest thing we have ever created or a disaster for humanity? Who better to answer his question than Werner Herzog? Considered one of the greatest figures in New German Cinema,... Read more

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August 11, 201611:38 PM

Is Your Brand Story Documentary-Worthy (Like Shopify)? tagged “Documentary”

Tell your brand story! How often have you heard someone (usually in marketing) say this in a meeting? Brands have been trying forever to tell a unique, powerful and emotive story. The reason for doing this is simple: connection. A... Read more

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July 29, 201611:35 PM

Noodling Towards Greatness tagged “Documentary”

This is not supposed to be Shakespeare. I don't toil and sweat over every character, every word, every sentence, the grammar or the flow. I am noodling around with an idea. Something that I am feeling. I am trying to... Read more

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May 23, 2016 7:04 AM

Better Ways To Get Inspired tagged “Documentary”

Need some inspiration? Try this... Read old copies of MAD Magazine (from the late seventies and eighties, preferably). Watch a documentary about something you know nothing about (try Helvetica or Art & Copy). Go for a long walk without music (if... Read more

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April 14, 201611:17 PM

Incompatible Or Original? tagged “Documentary”

Everyone wants the answer to this one question: why and how do certain individuals come up with great ideas? It's hard not to admit that we're all (still) fascinated with how Steve Jobs accomplished everything that he did. Back in... Read more

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February 19, 2016 9:47 PM

What Powerful Video Content Can Be tagged “Documentary”

Can we admit it: video can unleash powerful brand stories, still a lot of the content we're all being exposed to is little more than a glorified commercial.  It's painting a broad brush stroke, but it does seem that way... Read more

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February 7, 2016 7:44 AM

Future Content With Morgan Spurlock tagged “Documentary”

Episode #500 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Episode 500... hard to imagine. It is a total pleasure to welcome Morgan Spurlock to the show. Most people... Read more

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February 7, 2016 7:17 AM

SPOS #500 - Future Content With Morgan Spurlock tagged “Documentary”

Welcome to episode #500 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Mirum Podcast.  Here it is: Six Pixels Of Separation - The Mirum Podcast - Episode #500 - Host: Mitch Joel. It is a total pleasure to welcome Morgan Spurlock to... Read more

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November 20, 201511:52 PM

The Culture Of Malcolm Gladwell tagged “Documentary”

Malcolm Gladwell is an anomaly. I know this first hand. Not because I know him personally (although, we have met many times). Not because I know anything behind the scenes (although we do share the same book publisher). I know... Read more

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September 11, 201511:42 PM

What Makes Us Human? tagged “Documentary”

Big, tough questions. The kind of questions that we need to ask. Always. We, as a species, are hard to define. We are not the sum of our Facebook and Twitter posts. We are, often, not the people that we... Read more

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September 4, 2015 9:25 PM

Getting Lost In YouTube Will Help You Find Your Content's Soul tagged “Documentary”

I went down deep into the YouTube rabbit hole. I didn't think that I would ever get out. For me, it all starts with some random band that pops into my noggin' and the simple question: "what ever happened to..."... Read more

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November 4, 201411:27 PM

How Your Brand Should Tell A Beautiful Story tagged “Documentary”

Before you do anything, please watch this: It's almost perfect, isn't it? I don't even own that much clothing from Patagonia. But, after watching this twenty-plus minute video on YouTube, that will change. So, it's a video with only 300,000... Read more

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October 24, 2014 7:56 PM

Where Does Amazing Work Come From? tagged “Documentary”

Every brand wants amazing work. Every agency wants to create amazing work for the brands that they represent. It doesn't just happen. The cash register doesn't start ringing on its own. Having consumers talk about a brand is rarely something... Read more

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October 16, 201411:33 PM

Our Digital Lives tagged “Documentary”

Don't blame technology. Technology is ambiguous. Yesterday, I blogged about a new documentary that was being aired on TVO titled, Life After Digital. The documentary depressed me on many levels. Yes, it's a dystopian view of how bad people seem... Read more

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October 15, 201411:25 PM

Life After Digital tagged “Documentary”

Social media and digital technology are ruining everything. Is the selfie the end of civilization as we know it? Have we become heartless meme generating morons that are tearing apart the moral fabrics of our society? Has digital technology and... Read more

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October 9, 201411:27 PM

What Disney Can (Still) Teach You About Getting The Best Out Of People tagged “Documentary”

Disney is the most wonderful place on earth, right? Or, is it Google's office? Maybe Facebook's new campus? To this day, when we think of corporate culture, it's hard not to think of Disney. The stories of how Walt Disney... Read more

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September 12, 2014 5:17 PM

History Predicted It... We're All Cyberpunks Now tagged “Documentary”

How much of you is technology... how much of you is human? No idea how this came across my radar, but - like you - I often find myself (late at night) deep down in the YouTube rabbit hole. There... Read more

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September 1, 2014 9:16 AM

The Imperative Of Hope tagged “Documentary”

How are you feeling these days? Facebook is a fascinating social experiment. Post Robin Williams, I feel a steady stream of people dealing with anxiety and depression coming forward to tell their story. As stigmatized as this may still be... Read more

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August 22, 2014 8:15 PM

Cheap. Efficient. Elegant. tagged “Documentary”

How good is Hollywood at showing us the Internet on screen? Not The Matrix, but reality. Whether it's text messages or the Internet, have you ever wondered why text messaging and web browsing is so poorly done in movies and... Read more

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