Ben Rennie: This will make you smile. What The Fuck Is My Social Media Strategy? "It's like twitter. Except we charge people to use it." From: Simon EdhouseDate: Monday 16 November 2009 2.19pmTo: David ThorneSubject: Logo Design Hello David, I would like to catch up as I am working on a really exciting project at the moment and need a logo designed.
Basically something representing peer to peer networking. I have to have something to show prospective clients this week so would you be able to pull something together in the next few days? I will also need a couple of pie charts done for a 1 page website. From: David Thorne Date: Monday 16 November 2009 3.52pm To: Simon Edhouse Subject: Re: Logo Design Dear Simon, Disregarding the fact that you have still not paid me for work I completed earlier this year despite several assertions that you would do so, I would be delighted to spend my free time creating logos and pie charts for you based on further vague promises of future possible payment.
From: Simon EdhouseDate: Monday 16 November 2009 4.11pmTo: David ThorneSubject: Re: Re: Logo Design You are correct and I apologise. Ok. 8-Bit Imagery Invades Music Videos. Like a relentless swarm of Space Invaders, retro videogame graphics have marched into music videos over the past decade.
Directors, never immune to the nostalgic allure of the pixel, have injected bold, blocky 8-bit imagery into the videos of all kinds of songs. The videogame-inspired visuals seem an especially appropriate accompaniment for chiptune music, itself spawned from an aural fascination with retro games. With more and more filmmakers adopting the visual vibe of old-school videogames, it’s time to pay tribute to some of the most creative 8-bit videos. Here are the 11 best videos (so far) that borrow from the videogame aesthetic. Above: It’s impossible to explore 8-bit music videos without at least dabbling in the world of chiptunes — music crafted in the style of, and often with the same computer hardware of, old-school games.