Archive for May, 2009

Map projection, technology, street art, Auto-Tune

As has become the norm with this blog, here are about nine days worth of links I’ve stored up.
Cartography and fonts
These are very cool maps: Here & There: a horizonless projection in Manhattan. Also see the following blog post for some map inspiration: Here & There influences.
Font Fight is all-out typeface-off. It’s CollegeHumor’s sequel [...]

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Short films, Star Trek, gardening, Memorial Day

Looks like I’ve forgotten to post in a couple of weeks (not counting my daily nonsense at Twitter). Below are some amusements I’ve stumbled upon since last time.
Short film series
On June 1, David Lynch will launch Interview Project, a 121-part documentary series featuring portraits of Americans from all over the country. Check out a [...]

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WebVisions 2009 in review: Part one

On Thursday and Friday, May 21-22, I am attending the WebVisions 2009 conference at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Below is a quick overview of all five sessions I attended on Thursday, with links. Many of the slides from these sessions and others are available at SlideShare. See Twitter updates using #wv09.
(Also see [...]

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WebVisions 2009 in review: Part two

This is a continuation of WebVisions 2009 in review: Part one.
On Thursday and Friday, May 21-22, I attended the WebVisions 2009 conference at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Below is a quick overview of all five sessions I attended on Friday, with links. Many of the slides from these sessions and others are [...]

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Sasquatch! Music Festival, logos and photography

After the WebVisions conference last week, I headed north into Washington for the Sasquatch! Music Festival.
Here are the bands I saw at Sasquatch! on Saturday, May 23: Blind Pilot, Doves, M. Ward, DeVotchKa, Animal Collective, The Decemberists, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Crystal Castles. I also caught the last couple of songs from the sets [...]

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