This morning we managed a serious coup in confirming Autonomy’s co-founder Mike Lynch as a speaker for the London Web Summit on March 1st. We also want to confirm 2 more speakers today: investor Esther Dyson, and Mark Read, CEO of WPP Digital. That’s on top the speakers we already announced.
Event News : Mike Lynch is announced as a speaker for the London Web Summit | TheMarketingblog | @scoopitsco.lt/5vXLYP
Mike’s had a remarkable career that took him from creating the very first audio sampler for the Atari ST to developing computer-based finger print recognition and finally achieving one of Europe’s largest ever exits with Autonomy $11 billion sale to HP. He’ll reveal all at the Web Summit.
We’re also hosting a Pub Summit in London next Wednesday, January 30th along with Seedcamp – a perfect chance to meet attendees, investors, startups and more in advance of the Web Summit. It’s free to attend, simply RSVP here.
This is fraught with hazards as viewers may come to the conclusion that everybody in advertising – and therefore all advertising – is mad.
Here’s the first ad with Ewan McGregor demanding to know what all the fuss is about, consigning footballers Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Robin Van Persie to the sidelines (where the latter spends most of his time anyway). Plus the agency creative team.
Ooh I say! Amanda Holden has been making sure she avoids wardrobe faux pas with the use of nipple covers while presenting on This Morning
You’d think they’d have given her something a bit more substantial to keep her warm.
Talented horsewoman killed herself hours after her beloved mare was put to sleep – and was found clutching a lock of his mane Much as I am saddened by this story – mares are girlhorses, for Heaven’s sake.[more…]
Free The Joy at 11am with new Cadbury Dairy Milk Oat Crunch
Cadbury has launched a £4.5m advertising push to promote its new Dairy Milk Oat Crunch product, the brand's first foray into the mid-morning snack market. TheMarketingblog wants to know if you think it's not up to their normal standards. What do you think?
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A 15 ft replica of underwater rescue vehicle Thunderbird 4 whizzed passed many landmarks of the capital including the Houses of Parliament and Tower Bridge last week to celebrate the return of the the classic children’s show on ITV.
A blonde was taking helicopter lessons. The instructor said, "I'll radio you every 1,000 feet to see how you're doing." At 1,000 feet, the instructor radioed her and said she was doing great. At 2,000 feet, he said she was still doing well.
National housekeeping service Bright & Beautiful http://www.brightandbeautifulhome.com is to launch Doll's Housekeeping, the UK's first and only doll's house cleaning service, which will be rolled out across the UK from 1st April 2015.
The specialist doll's house clean takes around 30 minutes to complete and uses bespoke equipment such as miniature vacuum cleaners and cloths as well as eco friendly, hypo allergenic and natural products. The service includes: