Pleo is quite an interesting soon to be commercially available robot pet. Pleo, a Ugobe Life Form is the authentic recreation of the long extinct Camarasaurus, a dinosaur from the Jurassic period. Pleo is a ‘designer species’. He incorporates all the basic traits of autonomous life. He is specifically engineered and enhanced to mimic life and relate to his owner on a personal level.
Pleo is equipped with senses for sight, sound, and touch. He learns as he explores his environment. He will exhibit genuine reactions to sensory stimuli. Every Pleo begins life with certain tendencies but, interaction with his environment has subtle effects on his behavior. Every Pleo eventually exhibits a unique personality. (…) In Europe Pleo will cost you about 320 Euro.
Season 2 of “Mad Men” – the AMC show about advertising in the good ol’ days (sort of…) – airs July 27 and here’s a promotion from the New York subway. Check out more pictures here from the subway and some of Bloomingdale’s windows.
“The world of Mad Men is moving in a new direction – can Sterling Cooper keep up? Meanwhile the private life of Don Draper becomes complicated in a new way. What is the cost of his secret identity?”
Improv Everywhere causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places. Created in August of 2001 by Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere has executed over 70 missions involving thousands of undercover agents. The group is based in New York City and best known recently for the ‘Frozen Grand Central’.
Their latest mission involved filling a subway car with identical twins, creating a human mirror.
Plant is a Copenhagen-based creative digital agency. The mission of the company is to conceptualize and develop technology-empowered web content that will enable advertisers to engage international audiences online.