Week in Links

By William Bakker | 07.20.07 | Comment?

The best stuff I encountered online this week.

The fascinating BBC4 4 series documentary The Century Of the Self examines the rise of consumerism, advertising and Public Relations in the 20th century, starting with Freud’s psychoanalysis.
Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4

How Seagate learned to package like Apple. Opening a product package should be an experience onto itself. Apple gets it, others are starting to follow.

Google sponsored a project in the Master’s program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute to rethink and reinvent online social networking. This is the next phase of social networking.