Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-GSD&M offers us a SXSW survival guide. Could be useful, attendees. link

-Perfect Fools and Hasan & Partners offer us “Kauko,” which is purported to be the world’s first internet-controlled cafe (above). link


-For those not feeling Valentine’s Day (and we’re sure there’s more than a few), here’s a site for you. link

New York/San Francisco-based prodco Bodega signed director and one-time JWT and DDB creative Dave Merhar for commercial representation.

-Zeno Group helped Seattle’s Best Coffee launch a “yearlong marketing program” that includes a Facebook app. link

-Smith Brothers Agency welcomed former Draftfcb management supervisor Courtney Mortimer as account director in its San Francisco office.

-Ernst & Young launched a global media review. link

-Did you take part in today’s Apple protest? link