WordPress and the world’s emerging economies

Love_wordpressI love WordPress. In fact, I think it can save the world. Even if you’re not as enthusiastic about WordPress as me, I want to convince you that it’s a force for good in the world and a communication platform of inestimable value for the world’s emerging economies.

What is WordPress? WordPress is a great way to get your content online. It’s web software you can use to power your own blog or website. From humble beginnings as a blogging platform, it’s evolved both in terms of number of users (more than 20% of the world’s websites run WordPress, including this one) and its capabilities. Continue reading

Pimping ain’t dead… it’s just gone digital

29663215.047Who said pimping was dead? The pimp game has only reinvented itself in the digital world, disguised with selfie pictures as the new bait.

The line gets blurry between prostitutes, call girls, or girls just wanting attention (who later accept a proposition). Electronic Hoes, or ‘eHoes; as they are referred to, are using selfie pictures and can be found randomly on internet sites. Continue reading

The end of the rectangle is the shape of things to come

rectangleThe rectangle is my least favourite shape.

I am going to put my neck on the line. It might be the start of a revolution; then again, I might just be ridiculed for my crazy thinking and thrown in the Clive Sinclair school of C5 human wrongdoings.

Maybe it is my age that influences my absolute frustration and boredom with the rectangular device paradigm, which the human race has seemingly embraced for the long term. Continue reading

Hey, CTOs… how about speaking plain English?

CTO_EnglishDuring my years in agency-land I’ve met and worked with a number of CTOs as an agency and as a client). Most have bored the shit out of me, they weren’t actually boring, they simply spoke Geek (Greek would’ve been easier).

But when I was at Wunderman London I met Gregory Roekens, CTO at AMV BBDO. He changed my view on what an inspiring, engaging asset a plain-speaking CTO can be to an agency and how if they speak in ‘our’ language it makes life waaaaay less boring. Continue reading