Web Experiments by Augustine Fou Digital Experience Officer


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Web Experiments by Augustine Fou Digital Experience Officer

  1. 1. Dr. Augustine Fouhttp://linkd.in/augustinefouJanuary 11, 2013.WebExperiments
  2. 2. Context of my thinking ...OmnicomChief Digital OfficerMcKinsey & CompanyAdvanced Professional DegreeMITPhD, Materials ScienceDigitalJanuary 11, 2013 2
  3. 3. Innovation is a process …MarketingBusiness TechnologyDigital^January 11, 2013 3
  4. 4. SharedMost.comJanuary 11, 2013 4Color-codeedoverlay for linkson ANY webpageto show whichlinks were mostshared. Uses bit.lyAPI for data set.
  5. 5. 3D Visualization of DowJanuary 11, 2013 530 component stocks plotted against the performance of the index (the plane);size of the “head” is market-cap; red means negative for the dat
  6. 6. drag2share.comJanuary 11, 2013 6An RSS based newsreader where news feedsare on the left, emailaddresses are on theright, and news items arein the middle. Sharing ismade easy and quick bydrag-and-drop of the RSSitem onto an email addresson the right side.
  7. 7. signatory.comJanuary 11, 2013 7An electronic signatureservice which digitalsigns a document andallows both the signerand recipient to verifythe document has notbeen altered since thetime of signing.
  8. 8. PictureSandbox.comJanuary 11, 2013 8Javascript based visual search interface for finding Creative Commons Flickrphotos and microstock photos from other collections. It detects your availablescreen size and brings up as many thumbnails as will fit on the screen.
  9. 9. FootageSandbox.comJanuary 11, 2013 9Visual searchinterface forYouTube videos.With preview andlink back tooriginal video
  10. 10. Phreetings.comJanuary 11, 2013 10Javascript basedinterface to createegreetings usingCreative Commonsimages from Flickrvia drag and drop.Type a messageand click send.Attribution andlink-back isautomatic.
  11. 11. MusicSamplr.comJanuary 11, 2013 11Javascript based music discoveryengine using Amazon’s relatedmusic.A user starts with an artist s/helikes. Nine additional artists arelisted around the center tile.Sample clips from the artist inthe middle are played back toback to create a continuousmedley.User clicks any tile from the sideand it moves to the middle andsamples from that artist areplayed.
  12. 12. WebTelePrompter.comJanuary 11, 2013 12Javascript based teleprompterdesigned to allow users tocopy and paste any text theywant to read. Users canchoose font size and scrollspeed and read from theteleprompter.Because of the position ofwebcams on notebookcomputers, the user canpractically look at the camerawhen reading.
  13. 13. DigitalStrategyInstitute.comJanuary 14, 2013 13Top digitalmarketingnews from 6sources, rank ordered bybit.ly clicksand colorcoded.
  14. 14. PrivateCheck.comJanuary 14, 2013 14A way to securepaper checks bypreventing thedisclosure of thechecking accountnumber androuting number
  15. 15. Privac-e.comJanuary 14, 2013 15Single-use creditcard number foranonymous onlinepurchases.
  16. 16. TextDigestor.comJanuary 14, 2013 16A quick way todetermine thefrequency ofkeywords inany document
  17. 17. CopyTrackr.comJanuary 14, 2013 17A javascript includewhich addsfunctionality to any siteso that any content (textor images) that iscopied from the site willhave an added linewhich cites the sourceand links back to thesite from which it wastaken. Analytics areincluded too.
  18. 18. Contextual BubbleJanuary 14, 2013 18A Chromeextension whichadds functionalitylikedictionary, thesaurus, translate, pagerank, and socialsharing to anyweb page oncesome amount oftext is selected.
  19. 19. Metasearch ExtensionJanuary 14, 2013 19A Chrome extension which adds 3 types of search: 1)discover/browse, 2) recommendations, and 3) “surgicalsearch.” It passes the query to specific types of search.
  20. 20. HashtagScrubber.comJanuary 14, 2013 20Stream of tweets containingspecified hashtag• Scrubbed for bad words(red)• Partial bad words(orange)• Spam (from spamaccounts)• Links and shortenedURLs are verified againstlist of known malwaresites
  21. 21. TrustedRx.orgJanuary 14, 2013 21Unique alphanumericcodes for the rapiddetection andmitigation ofcounterfeit drugs. It isa crowdsourcedprocess where endusers check the codesthemselves online orthrough mobiledevices.
  22. 22. Buyify.comJanuary 14, 2013 22Tag items or picturesonline with uniqueshort URLs that leadto the product page onAmazon to buy thatitem. If the purchase iscompleted, the personwho “buyified” theitem will get therevenue share.
  23. 23. ChannelSurfYouTube.comJanuary 14, 2013 23“Sit-back” experience forYouTube where userpicks a channel or typesa starting search term.Then related videos areplayed continuously.
  24. 24. LivePhotoFrame.comJanuary 14, 2013 24Javascript basedservice whichallows a user toupload photo(s)and have thepicturesautomaticallyshow up on aremote connectedframe.
  25. 25. SecureSlideViewer.comJanuary 14, 2013 25Upload a powerpoint or Zip folder of slidesand it creates a secure browser-based versionof the deck for sharing.
  26. 26. AdIsolation.comJanuary 14, 2013 26Enter anywebsite URLand see allthe ads beingserved on thepage.
  27. 27. CellularAutomataGenerator.comJanuary 14, 2013 27Set initialconditionsand numberof rows togenerate.
  28. 28. Dr. Augustine Fou – Agency CzarJanuary 11, 2013 28“I run experiments to test concepts;the web projects listed above weredone over the last 16 years and giveme hands-on experience with what ispossible in web technology.”FORMER CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER, HCG (OMNICOM)MCKINSEY CONSULTANTCLIENT SIDE / AGENCY SIDE EXPERIENCEPROFESSOR AND COLUMNISTENTREPRENEUR / SMALL BUSINESS OWNERPHD MATERIALS SCIENCE (MIT 95) AT AGE 23acfou@mktsci.comClickZ Articles: http://www.clickz.com/author/1151/augustine-fouSlideshares: http://www.slideshare.net/augustinefouLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/augustinefou