Alex, his wife Anna and friends Rob Schuham and John Bielenberg have launched a new social entrepreneurship platform called COMMON that is part incubator and part creative community that enables collaboration to find better solutions to pressing social problems.
Peepster, the curious little concept device you see here, is possibly the world’s creepiest camera. Consider the evidence: It’s designed to snap photographs on the sly, with a built-in timer that ticks away for up to 8 minutes, depending on how you set it. (Eight minutes being the precise amount of time it takes a guy in a trenchcoat to go from stashing a camera on someone’s bedroom window sill to hiding behind a lamppost.) It’s shaped, inexplicably, like a squid. And, oh yes, it’s called the Peepster. The Peepster!
Alex Bogusky tells us he's done with advertising for good. The big question for Crispin now is how well its 1,000 employees will do now that their old leader--a solo pop superstar--has been replaced by a big band. Let's meet the members of that band.