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A Century of Dixie Cup Ads: 1908-2008

PRESENTED ON JAN 22, 2016
IN EASTON @ VOL 3

For decades, the Dixie Cup Company was a vital part of Easton's industrial sector. Here, Lafayette College's Director of Special Collections and College Archives Diane Shaw shares the fascinating story of the Dixie Cup through the a century of the company's advertising.

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Bike Kitchen

BY STEFAN SOHNLE
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 05, 2012

The Bike Kitchen is more than just a self-help bike garage where you can bring your bike and learn how to repair it yourself. As you'll learn in this presentation by Stefan Sohnle, the Bike Kitchen is in fact like a family! (in German)

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A Traveler's Account of Early 20th Century Japan

BY ROBERT BLASIAK
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

After coming across Bernhard Kellermann's "Ein Spaziergang in Japan" in a used bookstore in Heidelberg in early 2013, Robert Blasiak was drawn completely into Kellermann's 100+ year old account of traveling through Japan and visiting teahouses, brothels, theaters, cedar groves and fishing villages along the way. He presents Kellermann's journey across Japan as well as his own journey as the translator of the book.

You can find more info about the book, from Publisher FineLine Press, here.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 13, 2014.

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A TARGET="_YOU"

BY BERIT HOL
@ VOL 15 ON OCT 06, 2015

Jouw internet gedrag genereerd data die o.a. gebruikt wordt voor het genereren van online advertenties. Maar hoe persoonlijk en invloedrijk zijn die advertenties werkelijk? Vormen we ons naar het gegeven stereotype omdat we niets anders meer zien?

Berit Hol ging in op alle persoonlijke online advertenties die ze online te zien kreeg. Ze maakte haar 'target identity' zichtbaar, op Instagram en Facebook.

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Park of the ethnic and historical periods “Etnoselo”

BY OLHA PAVLYK
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 26, 2017

Park of the ethnic and historical periods “Etnoselo” is a way to show polyethnic structure of Zaporizhzhya region. It shows housing habitation different ethnic groups and has different edutainment programs 

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Lightningbug.info

BY JOSHUA WRIGHT
IN KNOXVILLE

Advertising is so pervasive that it has become an irrelevant object in the background.  How do we make advertisements useful enough to customers that they actually want to see them? Joshua Wright presents a new app that helps connect people with advertisements by giving the user more control as to the types of ads they receive and how they receive them.

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Dixie Derby Girls

BY KUPCAKE KAMIKAZE
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2017

Kupcake Kamikaze shows up in full gear to lay down the lowdown on roller derby -- a history, an explanation, and some insider perspective on the game.  

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The Science of Persuasion

BY KUMAR KRISHNAN
@ VOL 33 ON AUG 27, 2017

Advertising is an age-old method of persuasion and it is one that has sought to manipulate and persuade one's thinking. Kumar Krishnan takes us down a historical road but one that connects directly to today's use of digital media to lead of buying choices thought processes, and overall biases. 

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Wayne's Cup

BY MARK PARKER
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

If you are looking for a cup of coffee near downtown Markham, I’ve got a place for you! There are many things that makes this café special. Wayne’s Cup is fully operational café and life skill centre that provides supportive training. It is a not-for-profit organization dedicated for adults with developmental needs. 

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Click Ads. Live Dangerously.

BY MELINDA RAINSBERGER
@ VOL 122 ON JUN 26, 2019

Mel Rainsberger has been a digital designer and consultant that clicks ads even though she knows better.