Social Networks are Brands

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Six Apart, maker of MoveableType and TypePad, has apparently been recalibrating their product development away from targeting professional web developers like me and towards the massive “teen/tween” market. TypePad was the first step in this direction, but now they’ve been working on a new social networking app called Vox which is obviously designed to enter … Continue reading Social Networks are Brands

A Tale of Two Libraries 1: Mapping and Thinking at the NYPL

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Yesterday I took my FIT students on a field trip to see the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition at the Science, Industry and Business Library of The New York Public Library. It’s a modest little show consisting of several dozen examples of maps, globes, and information graphics — as exemplified by Edward Tufte’s much-beloved … Continue reading A Tale of Two Libraries 1: Mapping and Thinking at the NYPL

Averaging Gradius

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Everyone bunches up near the top to escape the enraged atomic volcanoes! [continuing the theme of my previous post, here’s some more multiple-exposure stuff…] Check out “Averaging Gradius“, a great project by “Mr. R. LeFeuvre” at The New Gamer. This amazing video uses multiple-exposures to compare the game playing tactics of ten people playing “Gradius”, … Continue reading Averaging Gradius