Hidden Treasures Of Faded Time

While in certain parts of the modern world you will be executed for expressing your opinion about religion in a single tweet there are nations where the ‘old days’ no longer set the moral standards. One of such nations is the United Kingdom where it’s vast cultural treasures often reveal ‘hidden treasures’ of times long More...

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By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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The Joy of a Brand

There’s little doubt that brands affect us emotionally. Soda in a Coke can tastes better than when it’s in a Pepsi can, regardless of which cola the consumer is tasting. Wine thought to be more expensive tastes More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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Drinking, Eating, Texting

Human society clearly has entered a transitional time. And with transition comes chaos. Old things must go, for new things to rise; to get organized. Political structures abandoned, morals adjusted. Global systems More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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The Line In The Sand

A few weeks ago, many people including myself questioned whether the seductive Vogue Paris magazine spread of 10-year-old French model Thylane Loubry Blondeau had crossed the line. Many pointed fingers at Blondeau’s More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Far Too Much, Far Too Young

Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau is ten years old. By most legal standards of western society, she is considered a child. However, this pre-teen is the cover model of French Vogue. Vogue dresses Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
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We’re all Computers

The question of whether it is possible for machines to think has a long history, which is firmly entrenched in the distinction between dualist and materialist views of the mind. From the perspective of dualism, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, January 15th, 2011
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You Will Feel This!

If you’re in the digital communications business like myself it’s a good thing to browse patent databases regularly. This will not only inspire — you’ll find the wickedest inventions — More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, October 12th, 2010
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What is Life exactly?

Like it or not we are entering a period in time when “What is life exactly?” will be a question of great debate. Further, right around the corner we will be faced with “What is sentience?” More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, September 24th, 2010
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Hello World

One of the most interesting stories in the last few days, has little to do with marketing and social media (at least right now), but arguably very much to do with geopolitics. A fascinating report which cites computer More...