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Eyes Open: The Bradley Wristwatch

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 30th, 2013

It’s rare for someone to do something truly innovative with things like wristwatches, the impending glut of smart watches aside. But we think we’ve comes across one in the form of the Bradley, a wristwatch designed for use by the blind and seeing alike.

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Let’s Get Animated: Cracking Cartoons

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 30th, 2013

Cartoons have gained something of a stigma: most animated series, and animated films, clearly have a younger audience in mind. But animation is a vibrant and diverse medium of expression, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down.

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Great Graphics! Neurocomic Gets Inside Our Heads

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 30th, 2013

(Header image: Nobrow) If graphic novels like Maus, Persepolis and Logicomix have proven anything, it’s that the medium is ideal for explaining complex and difficult ideas. One of the latest additions to the already teetering pile of great comics is Neurocomic, a graphic novel that goes inside that greatest of mysteries: the human brain. A collaboration between artist Matteo Farinella…
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Drunk Science: The Anti-Spike Drinks Glass

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 27th, 2013

With students all over the country just starting university, an invention like this one is certainly appropriate. DrinkSavvy is a revolutionary new line of straws, cups and stirrers designed for use in bars and restaurants. When a common “date-rape” drug such as GHB, ketamine or Rohypnol  is dissolved in the drink, the straw, cup or…
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The Brick Testament: Ludicrous Lego Creations

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: 1 Comment | Date: September 27th, 2013

Who doesn’t love Lego? The toy for which creativity is king is something everyone knows about. Lego has hundreds of sets, dozens of ranges, and even a film (starring Morgan Freeman!) on the horizon. But outside of the pre-fabricated sets, what else can you do with the toy? Quite a lot, as these amazing models…
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Brush with Greatness: Tate Modern’s Crowdsourced Creations

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 27th, 2013

Image source: timeout.com Here’s a great little story we’ve come across: an exhibit at the Tate Modern whose pictures come from the general public. The Bloomberg Creates Drawing Bar features a digital sketch pad, which can be used to make a “creative response” to your visit. It’s a brilliant idea, and we’re amazed at the…
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Leeroy Jenkins…

By admin @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 26th, 2013

And just following the last article “an introduction to WOW” We’d now like to introduce you to Leeroy Jenkins… 36 million views (and counting!)

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Let the Games Begin: A Dummies Guide to World of Warcraft

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 26th, 2013

Image source: WOWWiki It’s probably one of the most famous video games in the world. It’s got a huge fan following, a film in the works, and that South Park episode made using actual game footage. But perhaps you’re unfamiliar with the game- if not MMORPGs in general- so allow us to enlighten you on…
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Bargain Hunt: A Look at Tesco’s Tablet

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: 1 Comment | Date: September 26th, 2013

  Supermarket giant Tesco has recently made their foray into the competitive tablet market with the Hudl, a 7-inch Android tablet priced at £119. According to the website, it comes with 16GB built-in storage (though this can be expanded with microSD) a quad core 1.5GHz processor and a nine hour battery life. In many respects, the…
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VSG Sponsors Sheffield United

By Jonny Kennedy @ Electric | Comments: No Comments | Date: September 16th, 2013

One of our clients, Virtual Sports Games, has secured a sponsorship deal with football team Sheffield United. Virtual Sports Games, abbreviated as VSG, produces virtual gaming software for leading betting companies such as Ladbrokes, and other companies using their services. Electric’s job was to target companies using VSG’s services with a slick, contemporary website…a job…
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