Carrot Clicks: Our Week in Bodega (Cats), Brackets and Burgersby Gabrielle
Tesla's newest ad was made by college students. Pinterest launched a "Gift Feed," making the site more profitable for retail brands. Yahoo introduced new "motion ads." And Tumblr + Viacom have teamed up for co-branded ads, starting with ones for MTV.
Google and Facebook lead in terms of mobile ad spend dollars. Facebook has created a new programming language called Hack. Proving that there is no such thing as a free lunch, they are giving all of their employees a three hour exam. Also, Facebook + Ted have partnered to premiere exclusive Paper content.
The NYTimes travel reporters are now tour guides. The New Museum is incubating artists focused on tech. A virtual line is forming for the new fashion + art Uniqlo in NYC. And there's a giant, floating Chrome web browser outside of a TED conference.
Karl Lagerfeld created fashionable emojis; you can make and download your own font; and Google introduced an android watch. Some things got prettier this week: Reddit's AMAs (check out VICE's Shane Smith) and Lay's logo. Something that's not pretty: this 'water bear.'
Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight launched with ESPN. Adidas launched #fastorfail, where you can race for tickets to the World Cup. And the NBA will look a lil more like soccer in terms of player branding in 5 years. #sports
Looking for a job? Here's the Tinder of career hunting, or you can take a ride on Delta's new Innovation Class flights for some high-level networking. Make sure to pack your iPad, soon equipped with Office.