"I love your shoes," Marissa Mayer rasps as she sits in an armchair onstage with Marc Benioff at the Keynote of today’s Dreamforce conference, like she has been yelling too much at the Stanford-USC game and sleeping too little.
Benioff’s feet flash red and white patent leather, a toadstool cap on his otherwise staid navy suit. He lavishes her with unbelievable praise for her “incredible” position at Yahoo! now, and her exceptional commitment to design simplicity which contributed to the success of “some other company” she was at before, whose name he cannot remember.
TIL –– Same-sex sexual activity is legal in:
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
In fact, the only countries in our SEA region where homosexual sex is criminalized are:
- and Muslims in one Filipino province and one Indonesian city.
Friends often ask me this question. So I will take you on a journey with me on this SQ flight.
When you first step onto the aircraft, you are greeted by ridiculously good-looking flight attendants (the Singapore Girl sarong kebaya is just unfair) as well as with the distinctive “cabin smell”. I almost teared up yesterday when I caught a whiff of this, partly because of the nauseating chemicals, but mostly because it reminds me of my childhood when I got to fly Singapore Airlines with my parents and I rarely get to anymore. Okay congrats, the worst is over.
I worked on ads for Hipmunk a few months ago using Google’s DoubleClick For Publishers (DFP), and was appalled at the lack of documentation for implementing custom creatives (“third-party creatives” in DFP terms).
Fortunately, the Google technical staff were helpful in replying to our emails and I thought I’d share what I learnt here in a series of 2 posts.
This is part 1. Imagine we are trying to put ads on our site, www.myukulelereviews.com.
Where to put your Third-party Creative
(Unforch i don’t have a screenshot so had to borrow one from the internet. Source)
This is where you include the HTML or script content your advertiser client (e.g. Kika’s Hula Skirts) gives you. This third-party content will go in an <iframe> on your site, so you cannot access www.myukulelereviews.com’s styles or scripts within this code.
If you want to learn how to include styles and custom variables into your third-party ad code, read on…