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French bank BNP Paribas teamed up with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra to stage a performance of Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ performed using only mobile phones and tablets. There’s no real explanation in the ad above about how they actually managed to do this, but apparently it involved linking up to 227 different interfaces using WiFi…

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VICE to Launch #Dailyvice on Twitter

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We thought it might be possible to get to the end of one week without a story emerging about a new venture from either VICE or Twitter, but no. At least this one combines the two: VICE have teamed up with the social network to produce a series of 30 to 60-second films covering "global news, culture and politics coverage". The idea that VICE could provide an authoritative view on politics or global issues would've sounded ridiculous a few years ago, but this week has proved that mainstream media has dropped to, or even beneath, their level of reporting - so why not, eh? Naturally, they're looking for brand partners now...
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Better late than never… The Monitors’ best albums of 2016

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