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Antony Mayfield

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Jun 25, 15

Lovely card from m'learned colleagues..
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Jun 23, 15

With the pace of change in the world accelerating around us, it can be hard to remember that the digital revolution is still in its early days. Massive changes have come about since the packet-switch network and the microprocessor were invented, nea…

Jun 23, 15

The lines between marketing, public relations and human resources may be blurring but the fundamentals remain constant. There’s a turf war taking place between professional disciplines. In many instances the lines are blurring to the extent that it’…

  • Try using the legal vocabulary of the last century to describe the kind of work that people do now, and you discover it can be a fruitless task. Yet that is what the courts are being asked to do in legal actions now unfolding in several US states. As one judge noted: “The jury in this case will be handed a square peg and asked to choose between two round holes.”

  • Labour law should be based on equally fine-grained distinctions
  • It should also be updated to provide a social safety net to people whose chosen form of work is something other than full-time employment. Health coverage, insurance against workplace injuries, paid vacations and maternity leave: these have long been universal entitlements in many economies. They should not become exclusive perks for a dwindling band of salaried employees.

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Jun 22, 15

WE BUILD BRANDS USING TECHNOLOGY. TECHNOLOGY NOW ENABLES EVERY PART OF THE BRAND-BUILDING PROCESS TO BE DONE BETTER, FASTER & CHEAPER — FROM CREATING CONTENT, TO PRODUCING IT, TO SHARING IT, TO TARGETING & MEASURING. via Pocket

Jun 22, 15

David Jones, the former global chief of Havas and one-time advertising adviser to David Cameron, has raised $350m (£225m) and made investments in Mashable and Mofilm. via Pocket

Jun 22, 15

In episode thirteen we talk with Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist at Dstillery. We talk about her work using machine learning in digital advertising and her approach to data in competitions. We take a look at information leakage in competitions afte…

Jun 22, 15

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~Buddha Uh-oh, you did it again. You fell into the same trap as last week. via Pocket

Jun 22, 15

Scale isn’t what it used to be. It’s never been easier to start a company, and as a result new entrants are unbundling incumbents’ businesses and chipping away at their advantage. via Pocket

Jun 22, 15

In the old ‘Rothko room’ of the pre-expansion Phillips Collection in Washington DC, it was possible to feel that you had stumbled on a private sanctuary, furnished with a single bench, in which four extraordinary paintings – soft-edged rectangles of…

Jun 22, 15

During his trip to Seoul, Colin Marshall discovered something unexpected. Before novelist Haruki Murakami became an international literary giant, he was a brand writer for apparel company Onward Kashuyama. But he wasn’t just cranking out traditional…

Jun 21, 15

Massive preparations are under way in India to celebrate the first International Day of Yoga on Sunday. Among the events will be a world record attempt, seeing 35,000 people perform 35 minutes of exercises, led by trained yoga teachers. via Pocket

Jun 21, 15

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