C4F Awards 2011
Image of the Future - nominees
Visualization has become the language of the future. Nominees for this award are professionals who create stunning images and develop the visual communications of the future.
Scott Fahlman is credited with originating the first ASCII-based smiley emoticon or :-), which he thought would help to distinguish between posts that should be taken humorously and those of a more serious nature. Now, everybody uses them in messenger programs, chat rooms, and e-mail.
CEO and Co-Founder of i-Jet Media, world leading social games publisher and distributor
Founded 4 years earlier, in April 2009 i-Jet Media launched Happy Farmer (Happy Harvest) which simply blasted the Russian Internet: the game succeeded to collect 10 million unique active users, and earned USD million in less than a year. This "Ru-net" record has remained unbroken till today. Happy Farmer was also honoured with the Google Trend prize as the best game of 2009.
Diane McEachern states in her "Big Green Purse" blog that the best way to fight industries polluting the planet is to mobilize the world's most powerful consumer force - women. Her message is simple but revolutionary. If women harness their "purse power" and intentionally shift spending money onto commodities with environmental benefit, they can create a cleaner, greener world.