An English prof gains a cult following on campus through "Jeffbook," his 3,221-entry (and counting) experiment in literary criticism, conducted exclusively on Facebook. His StairMaster mastery and Red Bull-slamming ability may also have helped.
Welcome to the quirky world of "graffiti knitting," a global movement of several hundred artists dedicated to adorning otherwise stoic effigies of urban life--lampposts, statues, mailboxes--with knitted scarves, animals, and wraps.
Mischief. Mayhem. Deodorant. Axe, SeamlessWeb, and Epic Media Group have all deployed QR-code T-shirt campaigns to reach college students, with the help of a young company called Apparel Media.
JR, the graffiti-artist-turned-photographer-turned-global-phenomenon, talks to Fast Company about embarking on his global TED project, which encourages citizen artists to document and display the faces of their own communities.
We have AdGrok to thank for that. The Y Combinator alum is dedicated to making AdWords user-friendly.