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Here's the Thing Article Archive

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

New Media Outlook 2011
by Bill Haley, 1 Mar 2011

Our annual whirlwind tour of the new media landscape in 2011.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

10 Innovations That Will Rock Our World
by Bill Haley, 1 Nov 2010

Flying cars? Small potatoes compared to the game-changing scientific innovations that lie ahead.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

The Ghost in the Machine
by Bill Haley, 1 Oct 2010

Thoughts on the relationship between people and the digital realm.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Turbocharge Your Creativity in 7 Easy Steps
by Bill Haley, 1 Sep 2010

Interesting ideas about how to boost creativity.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Giving of Your Talents
by Bill Haley, 1 Aug 2010

Creatives - a breed with much to share with the world.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

The Curious Case of Dr. Oz
by Bill Haley, 1 Jun 2010

Take a lesson from the good doctor.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Flash Mob Mania
by Bill Haley, 1 Apr 2010

Far from a giant pillow fight or a pantless sit-in, do Philly's flash mobs say something?  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Conspicuous Consumption on Blippy.com
by Bill Haley, 1 Mar 2010

Data-mining dream, voyeuristic thrill - it allows you to see and discuss the things people are buying.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Video/Web/Interactive Outlook 2010
by Bill Haley, 1 Feb 2010

Observations on the evolution and integration of the digital media universe.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Note to My Son, Part 1
by Bill Haley, 1 Jan 2010

A little life advice for a two year old... and anyone else who might be interested.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Innovation Starts at the Top
by Bill Haley, 1 Nov 2009

Every once in a while I get to work on a project that really stands out. That happened recently while we were in north Jersey, producing a short film for a company called Crestron Electronics  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Ambiguous
by Bill Haley, 1 Oct 2009

Sometimes it's good to be ambiguous, especially if you're a creative type. There's a good chance the designer has different, and maybe even better, ideas than you.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Life and Times of Wayne Hamilton
by Bill Haley, 1 Sep 2009

Remembering Wayne Hamilton, a Philadelphia original who left us way too early. It is trite to say, but the world will not be the same without Wayne Hamilton.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Dog Days of Summer
by Bill Haley, 1 Aug 2009

It's 5 am and Buckley's nose is pressed against the sliding glass door while I start a pot of coffee. I shuffle over, give him a pat on the butt, quietly unlock the door and slide it open. Buckley ...  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Under New Time Management
by Bill Haley, 1 Jul 2009

The term "time management" is a misnomer because we can no sooner manage time than we can manage the weather. What we can manage are our habits regarding our use of time.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Thoughts on Interviewing
by Bill Haley, 1 Jun 2009

Being the subject of an interview is not easy. It's much easier to be the person asking the questions. Some people are instinctively comfortable on camera and can make an interview...  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Leaving Las Vegas: Reflections on the 2009 NAB Show
by Bill Haley, 1 May 2009

Allied Pixel's annual road trip to Vegas is a chance to see what's new and cool in the integrated media production business. The NAB Show has actually become a bit of a misnomer ...  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Stay Ahead of the Pain
by Bill Haley, 1 Apr 2009

Working in the creative business, we deal with pain all the time. More often than not, the pain involves our relationship with the client. It comes on different levels.  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Journey Across America
by Bill Haley, 1 Mar 2009

It was 4 am when I awoke with a powerful craving for a burger and a yearning to see America. I pulled yesterday's clothes on, kissed my sleeping wife on the cheek...  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

Andy Wyeth Was One of Us
by Bill Haley, 1 Feb 2009

If you cut through the woods behind my house, cross a meadow and go down a hill, you'll come upon an abandoned road. It runs through Frolic Weymouth's Big Bend Farm...  -  View Full Article »

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Bill Haley | President, Interactive of Allied Pixel

It's a New Day
by Bill Haley, 1 Jan 2009

It's been a long eight years, but the sad debacle of the Bush era has finally come to an end. Bush's near-total preoccupation with "weapons of mass destruction" and...  -  View Full Article »

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