Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Production company 1st Avenue Machine and director Bob Partington created the “World’s Slowest Rube Goldberg” for YouTube channel Field Day (video above).

Global marketing agency Metia Group appointed Misia Tramp as vice president, customer experience, strategy and insight and Liz High as vice president, customer experience, insight and delivery. 

-Adweek explains “Why Instagram Offering Self-Service Carousel Ads Could Attract More Marketers.”

-AdAge asks, “Can Weiden & Kennedy Save Bud Light?

The Drum says data scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century.

Global production house Partizan hired Lisa Tauscher, who will head up its U.S. office as managing director, executive producer.

-Swift appointed Meredith Chase as vice president of client strategy.

-The Drum explains how a “Copywriting nightmare results in ‘next genertaion’ typo embarrassment for Scottish Labour.”