But where does it go from here? Is this really just a micro-genre best suited to ads for internet companies? Or does the fact that we spend so much time on this stage ourselves mean that it really can be the venue for more (and more kinds of) storytelling? via snarkmarket.com Google and its search stories: http://www.youtube.com/searchstories They are soooo good. The one titled “out...
Keep Calm and Carry On, etc. & et. al.
via kitsunenoir.com Tautologies are fun. At least how I understand them. But perhaps I am understanding them wrong. This could be similar to my misunderstandings of recursive functions. Or perhaps my unfamiliarity with rambling and redundancy. Related: http://xkcd.com/703/ Posted via web from Words vs. Deeds | Comment »
1980s style arcade graphics.
via sci-fi-o-rama.com Rastan! Wow. What a classic. I used to play this on my old Apple IIGS (Woz Edition). And Zaxxon, I used to play that, on what, my old Genesis? What great memories these images evoke… Posted via web from Words vs. Deeds | Comment »
Don't Become an Expert - Just Do It.
Innovation defies prior expertise. via blog.asmartbear.com Related: “You Said Tomorrow Yesterday.” Posted via web from Words vs. Deeds | Comment »
Steven F on the Future of Computing...
The bet is roughly that the future of computing: has a UI model based on direct manipulation of data objects completely hides the filesystem from the user favors ease of use and reduction of complexity over absolute flexibility favors benefit to the end-user rather than the developer or other vendors lives atop built-to-specific-purpose native applications and universally available web...
Hanna Is Not A Boy’s Name » Archive » Lose My...
via hanna.aftertorque.com Visual storytelling, telling a visual story. Some of the plot elements are well, elemental. It seems to happen this way. The art is deeper than the actual story. Beautiful Pastiche. Of course it is a story about a dark wizard investigator and his zombie side kick. What else would it be? Posted via web from Words vs. Deeds | Comment »
Geocaching: Augmenting Reality for Enhanced...
I worry about this in terms of news and information most often, wondering how we find ways to filter the rich information flows of the Internet without filtering out the unfamiliar and provocative. I’ve been making the case that we should stumble into unfamiliar territory because it’s good for us. But that’s about as effective as telling me that I should hike because I’m fat. Perhaps someone...
…but you know, the text is there. And as far as Google and its users are...– Blissbat Loves Books This is the truth. For all the design we might apply, for all we might do right for web standards. What really matters is that I can find what I was looking for…
(4:52) Mattresses Underwater - Colour Revolt →
OMG THE SIXTYONE IS AMAZING. I know other people have said this before. But this is an extension of the hyperreality. Good images, scaled out. Amazing songs. Social connections. We all have something to learn.