WEEK LINKS 1.22.15

by Whit Hiler

"THE YEAR THE INTERNET TURNED INTO ONE GIGANTIC VIDEO PLAYER." - MEDIUM

"HOLOLENS BY MICROSOFT" - THE INSPIRATION

"MINNESOTA’S NEW COOL IMAGE AS ‘THE NORTH’" - WALL STREET JOURNAL

"MARIJUANA DELIVERED BY BEAUTIFULLY-BRANDED SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE" - PSFK

"10 QUICK TIPS TO HELP YOU SAVE TIME AND RESTORE YOUR CREATIVITY" - FAST COMPANY

"A NEW AGENCY MODEL" - MEDIUM

"PHARRELL WILLIAMS: THE MAN WHO NEVER SLEEPS" - GQ

"TO FALL OUT OF LOVE, DO THIS" - NEW YORKER

"REBRANDING LONDON'S LUTON AIRPORT WITH VIBRANT, BOLD HUES" - TAXI

"ADWEEK'S TOP 5 COMMERCIALS OF THE WEEK: JAN. 9-16 AXE'S GAY KISS, THAILAND'S LATEST TEAR-JERKER, AND MERCEDES' GREAT SEND-UP OF FASHION ADS" - ADWEEK

"GILT GROUPE FOUNDER KEVIN RYAN CAN’T STOP TALKING ABOUT HIS WEDDING REGISTRY STARTUP, ZOLA" - RECODE

"2015: A YEAR OF RETAIL DISRUPTION" - LINKEDIN

"EVIL GENIUS BEHIND 'SHIP YOUR ENEMIES GLITTER' DIDN'T QUITE THINK IT THROUGH" - MASHABLE

"THIS GUY PHOTOBOMBS STOCK PHOTOS AND IT’S HILARIOUS" - BUZZFEED

"AUBREY PLAZA AND NEWCASTLE WANT A TON OF SMALL BRANDS TO BUY A SUPER BOWL AD TOGETHER BECAUSE WHAT COULD GO WRONG?" - ADWEEK

"INSTANT INSTAGRAMS, TRICKED-OUT WORKSTATIONS, AND OTHER GADGETS THAT WOWED US IN 2014" - INC

"RESOLVED: 7 CREATIVE HABITS FOR A PIVOTAL YEAR IN DESIGN" - JOSH CLARK

"ONE OF SILICON VALLEY’S TOP VC FIRMS JUST INVESTED MILLIONS IN WEED" - WIRED

"HOW A MOVIE LOOKS LIKE BEFORE-AND-AFTER POST-PROCESSING" - TAXI

"HOW THE E-COMMERCE GAG "SHIP YOUR ENEMIES GLITTER" BECAME A VIRAL HIT—AND THEN A NIGHTMARE" - FAST COMPANY

"PURSUING THE IMPOSSIBLE, AND COMING OUT ON TOP" - NEW YORK TIMES

"4 SIMPLE TRICKS TO HELP MAKE YOUR CONTENT STAND OUT" - INC