Archive | April, 2009

Free online OCR service!

8 Apr

I mainly am posting this useful tool as a reference for myself later. I can think of many instances when I would have loved to pull text from a scanned doc or image but I didn’t have any OCR handy. This is a free web-service that will detect multiple formats!

Create your own customized motivational poster!

8 Apr



JWT Chicago blows away from the Windy City.

3 Apr


JWT Closes Chicago Office
Windy City Institution Never Recovered From Loss of Kraft, Federated

April 3, 2009

CHICAGO ( — After 118 years, JWT is walking away from the Windy City.

The 50 remaining employees of what was once the largest office of the world’s largest advertising agency network were given the news this afternoon at a staff meeting by JWT North America President Rosemarie Ryan.

Ms. Ryan traveled to the Chicago to personally inform staff that the WPP-owned, New York-based network had decided to invest its resources in more-successful offices in Atlanta and Toronto, rather than rebuilding a long-declining Chicago outpost that was devastated by the loss of its largest and most important client, Kraft Foods, in 2007.

Read the full story at — Jeremy Mullman and Rupal Parekh