• The Evolution of Advertising: From Stone Carving to the Old Spice Guy

    The Evolution of Advertising: From Stone Carving to the Old Spice Guy In 2011, online advertising has beaten out print and radio as the number two place ad dollars are spent. But how did it come to be that way? Four thousand years ago Ancient Egyptians invented advertising by carving public notices in steel. Fast forward to the present day, and in-text online ads, Facebook Like-driven campaigns and viral commercials, such as the Old Spice Guy, are common form....  Read more »

    The history of the iPhone

    The history of the iPhone It’s been an auspicious week for Apple and its much-touted wonder device. We thought it appropriate to take a look back at the history of the iPhone, its many iterations, and the cultural and economic contexts in which the various devices were introduced. So take a stroll down this gadget-themed memory lane, and tell us about your fondest Apple recollections in the comments below....  Read more »