Points of Interest #29

October 4, 2016 
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Points of Interest is a weekly recap of ideas and innovations we are following at Plannerzone.

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Architect turned pastry chef? Yes—it’s a decorative and decadent combination that works. If you don’t believe us, look at the boundary-pushing cakes that Ukranian pastry chef Dinara Kasko is turning out.

If you’re interested in something more substanstial, check out another innovative—and definitely unusual—food design. I would gladly pay you Tuesday, for a hamdog today:

In an interview with the Drum Martin Sorrell discusses the migration of advertising dollars to the ‘walled gardens’ of Facebook and Google. He notes that Verizon, with its rapid consumption of advertising platforms like Yahoo and AOL, could become another key player in this space.

 

Since hacking is such a big part of the hit TV show ‘Mr Robot’ the writers put a lot of effort on getting the details right. Find out how hacking your coworkers computer, in the pursuit of donuts, could get you a technical consulting job.

A set of new ads by Sonnet Insurance seeks to align the insurance category (typically linked with difficult negative life experiences) to the positive and ambitious outlook shared by many Millennials. The spots are narrated by Michael J. Fox—what’s not to like.

 

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Wiki of the Week: Garden of Earthly Delights

The Garden of Earthly Delights is the modern title given to a triptych painted by the Early Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch, housed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since 1939. It dates from between 1490 and 1510, when Bosch was between about 40 and 60 years old, and is his best-known and most ambitious surviving work.