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Obama vs McCain: The top 150 terms

September 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

Created using wordle.net

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Tags: Language

Octocat revelation at Pictoplasma.

September 6th, 2008 · Comments Off

I’ve just had a fantastic day at the Pictoplasma conference in NYC watching hours of character art and design, from the rampantly hallucinogenic visions of David Oreilly and Friends With You to the simplified forms of Akinori Oishi and the prodigious output of Studio AKA. One of the more interesting talks was David Oreilly’s, where […]

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Tags: Fun · Images · Supercool

It’s not the user’s fault.

August 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Software is for humans, not for computers. Most people do not want a computer. To the user, the interface is the product. Choice quotes from a thoroughly excellent user-focused manifesto on software development and interface design.

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Tags: Life

my del.icio.us tags

July 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

my del.icio.us tags, originally uploaded by michaelsharon.

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Tags: Life

Radiohead’s “House of Cards” video

July 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

Probably one of the most beautiful videos I’ve seen in recent memory, made all the more memorable by a conspicuous lack of traditional equipment. No cameras or lights were used. Instead two technologies were used to capture 3D images: Geometric Informatics and Velodyne LIDAR. Geometric Informatics scanning systems produce structured light to capture 3D images […]

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Tags: Life