Keeping Tabs

The Red Associates, a Denmark-based company, recently conducted a survey with 500 Facebook users to learn more about how people are interacting online. A whopping 90% of those surveyed said that they’d like for Facebook to deepen/strengthen their relationships with other users. Very few, though, feel it actually does. Interesting, especially when on its homepage,...

The Cryptic Canvas

Empire magazine is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a pretty cool flash based application. I have seen similar things like this before, but this in particular is very well executed. Try to find all 50 movies hidden within this painting Cryptic Canvas My favorite so far is Liar Liar. See if you can find that...

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Launched: the New + Improved Backbone NYC

Earlier this week, on behalf of longtime client Backbone NYC, Blenderbox launched the newly-redesigned backbonenyc.com. Back in 2005, Blenderbox created a compelling Flash-based website to showcase Backbone's high-quality retouching and pre-press capabilities.  In the intervening years, Backbone's already robust portfolio grew by leaps and bounds, eventually outgrowing their portfolio section. paper writing service With the...

Introducing Compost

This past weekend was the Rails Rumble and a team of intrepid blenderbox developers hunkered down in our Brooklyn headquarters and, in a mere 48 hours, produced a slick new web app: Compost. Compost is the simple way to post, share, and present your design comps. More than just a slideshow, Compost allows you to...

Using Google as your address bar

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched my mom do this. From ReadWriteWeb: More than 10% of the searches for the top 10 dating search terms were URLs (match.com, plentyoffish.com) and almost all of the queries were something that .com could have been added to for direct navigation. If mainstream users learned to...

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Jason Jeffries, Blenderbox CEO, speaks about web marketing and social media

Jason Jeffries, Blenderbox CEO, was a featured panelist discussing web marketing and social media for a Small Business Networking Event sponsored by the Alliance for Downtown New York. The Panel was moderated by Peter Shankman, and also featured Robert Hordt, Managing Editor of Crain’s New York Business and Charlotte Eichna, Executive Editor of Our Town...

Anatomy of a viral phenomenom

Andy Baio of waxy.org fame digs into his old server logs to chart the spread of the classic Star Wars Kid video and subsequent remixes. This is a fascinating analysis of how a viral idea – or meme – makes its way across the internet.

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Further evidence that Apple is the new Microsoft.

Recently it has been in the press that Apple has said they will not put the Flashplayer onto the iPod touch or the iPhone because they say the lite version isn’t good enough for the iPhone. Adobe then said they were going to make a player anyways using the newly released SDK, but quickly realized...

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Google Zeitgeist 2007

The yearly Google Zeitgeist is always a great read (in a dorky sort of way).

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