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November 2004
26 November 2004

The Persuaders [PBS]

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Now and then you find something truly interesting on the field of marketing and communications, like this in-depth web site on the future of the field developed by America’s top investigative journalism public TV programme Frontline.

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15 November 2004

Art fuses with urbanity in an aesthetically pure redesign of the Modern [New York Times]

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The Museum of Modern Art is back. And just in time. The city has grown up since the Modern shut its doors to build its new home two and a half years ago. The hole left by the twin towers. A war in Iraq. A polarised electorate. Our culture is in a crisis as critical as any since the cold war period when Modernism reached its final, exuberant bloom.

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9 November 2004

Design, key factor for success [Philips]

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Speech by Dr. Stefano Marzano, CEO & Chief Creative Director of Philips Design at the German Marketing Association Conference in Hamburg.

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9 November 2004

2015, a special feature [BBC]

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2015 – Where will we be? is the title of a special feature on development issues around the world by the BBC World Trust.

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1 November 2004

Interview with Genevieve Bell, cultural anthropologist at Intel

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Genevieve Bell, a cultural anthropologist at Intel, has fundamentally changed the way we think about design, technology and culture. Through research and observation, Bell brought to our awareness how concepts of ‘home’, ‘family’ and ‘individual’ vary from one culture to another. Bell’s research has taken her to India, Indonesia, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and Australia. For example, in Indonesia, Bell observed people using their cellular phones to locate Mecca so they could pray. Many of her findings challenge western assumptions about how people use technology around the world.

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