Another NLP Demo from Apple

Straight from the masters of NLP at Apple comes another amazing, extraordinary, awesome, and cool presentation. I posted one of these before, but this one is even better.

iPad: The Real Deal

Two companies entered the prestigious “I’m officially scared of Apple” club today – Intel and AMD. The banter in their executive boardrooms might be giddy and condescending, but they should be revising their 5-year plans instead.

Get Inspired

A large helping of optimism for the new year in this great little video about the power of entrepreneurship.

How to Create a Video for your Startup in 4 Easy Steps

Describing what your startup does in a video is a must. However, making a high quality video is harder and more expensive than it seems. Although video equipment is cheap, finding and filming a professional talking-head is challenging and achieving consistent quality through different scenes not trivial. Luckily there’s a quick and easy way to ensure your video is excellent without sweating it: use stop motion.

The Unbearable Lightness of Buying

Have you noticed how easy it is to buy applications on the iTunes App Store? Apple made it stupid-easy by skipping purchasing step typically found in most online and mobile stores. Simply find an app you’re interested in (Apple makes it increasingly easier to do so), click it’s price, click …

The Power of Positive Brainwash

If I say that everything is awesome over and over again (and my reputation is high enough) eventually you’ll believe me.  Apple executives take advantage of this in an NLP-like manner in their presentations. This video is a great demonstration of this effect.

The Twitter Cellular Automaton

The magic of Twitter is in its ability to draw more and more people in with a vague promise of building their digital brand and having an audience. People are indeed drawn in en masse, and the snowball keeps rolling. This enables grand ideas like using the vast stream of Tweets for searching content on the web and zillions of other uses… Twitter is turning us into a huge cellular automaton. Each cell (=twitter user) acts according to a very simple set of rules.

The Midlife Crisis Conundrum

The midlife crisis is a direct result of the middle class syndrome. Unable to relieve the peer pressure completely, middle classers sooner or later rebel in the only way they know (and can afford to) – spending a sizeable chunk of money on some item they don’t need, which reminds them of their long gone youth.