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Ad Chat - Brian Bronaugh , President at Mullen

A lot of people in the advertising and tech businesses are growing ever more concerned about the lack of women, or the still low representation of minorities, and soon everyone and their aunt have conferences and award shows set up to talk about these issues. Brian Bronaugh doesn't talk, he gives students a chance to enroll in an advertising class already in high-school, and simply gets on with it. "It" being changing the status quo.


Live for brunch? Job available:"Chief Brunch Officer" for Aperol

The most recent ad-prank from Mistress, you know, the Mistress worth sharing, is this series of job board postings on Craigslist offering you a better gig. They're offering "Personal Assistant to Major Celebrity", "Casting: Girls & Guys To Star in Reality Cocktail Series", and "High-End Boutique Salesperson" - to name a few.


Google Glass app watches the CCTV's watching you

Sander Venhoof, a Dutch artist who uses his digital skills to explore new frontiers, has created an app for Google Glass that alerts you to security cameras watching your every move: Watch Your Privacy. The app will also alert you to any Google Glass wearing people nearby, and for that to work, your Glass also uploads your co-ordinates whenever you're out, making the surveillance circle complete.


Stoere Vrouwen strip for a more humane fashion industry

"Stoere Vrouwen" have done it again. You may remember the strip done by actress Victoria Koblenko a couple of years ago, and then the co-ordinated stripping events in five Dutch cities where women would get down and take their clothes off for a more humane fashion industry. The motto is reminiscent to PETA's "I'd rather go naked than wear fur" as it's "Better naked than created by exploitation".


Spotify does not want you to make money.

Hey kids. Remember Vulfpek? Sure you do. They are a really great band who had an ingenious idea to make some money on Spotify by creating Sleepify. They released an album of silent tracks and asked their fans to play it on repeat while they slept, to help them raise money for their tour.

Everyone thought it was hilarious. Until they raised 20,000. And then Spotify put an end to it.

Adland: - pretty photo prints raise money for Sherpas

Senior editor of Outside magazine Grayson Wyatt is, like so many others, very concerned about the Sherpas after the death of so many on everest, and wants to help.


Mad Men celebrate secretaries day by showing a Chief of Copy & an agency partner

Staying true to the 60s casual sexism, Mad Men AMC just tweeted a "Happy Secretaries day" from their official account, sharing an image of the always fabulous Joan Holloway and the ever ambitious Peggy Olsen. Despite the fact that Peggy Olsen is a copy chief at SC&P, and Joan Holloway is a managing partner at SC&P. I guess they'll always be secretaries in some peoples eyes.