Archive for December, 2009

What do magazines look like?

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

What we call things is important

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009Having a mooch around with some ideas I am playing with I stumbled upon this book Metaphors We Live ByA quick check on the reviews was interestingStarting with the (deceptively) simple premise that the way we talk about certain things ...

Santa Claus and community

Thursday, December 24th, 2009Dave Cushman makes an interesting observation on: situated community, 1977, streets, today and Santa Claus[caption id="attachment_4857" align="aligncenter" width="490" caption="The world is a lonely place without people"][/caption] 

SMLXL Christmas winter wonderland: Austria

Thursday, December 24th, 2009You gotta love this pic that arrived in my inbox today taken by Michael Hengel from the Austrian mountains - heavenly.

SMLXL Christmas winter wonderland

Thursday, December 24th, 2009Cambridge is a beautiful place – I have never felt compelled to be a tourist before as I live and work here. And home looks pretty cool too. Now shutting down. Thanks to everyone that has helped me in 2010, ...

Riversimple: getting from A to Z in the 21st Century

Monday, December 21st, 2009This is a fascinating story about sustainable mobility in the UK - hidden from view seemingly... in Herefordshire. And links in directly with the story of Local Motors (here) and c.mm,n, This business is called Riversimple.Riversimple explainThe Riversimple approach has ...

Alice Taylor a Doer speaks @ Do

Sunday, December 20th, 2009Alice Taylor commissions cross-platform educational content for 14-19 year olds, aiming to get useful, life-helpful information to teens via their most favoured platforms and formats. She specializes in videogames and virtual worlds, and Channel 4 Education’s 2009 slate includes Routes, ...

War * Culture

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009Found this on Flickr today[caption id="attachment_4824" align="aligncenter" width="368" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/18382722@N00/118539502"][/caption]Each circle represents an individual with an outmodel (M) that represents its individual view of the world (color). The outmodel of each individual is heavily influenced by the outmodels of the individuals ...

What has happened to creativity?

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009Something has happened to Britain's creative community and there's no better way to understand this than to go back to a speech that Graham Greene, one of the most admired novelists of his day, gave in Germany in 1969 "on ...

Facebook manners

Thursday, December 10th, 2009'Nuff said

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