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Cheap Thrills - Measure for Measure Blog - NYTimes.com “I feel like it is a deliberate creative process to hear a sound in my head and then rummage around for the object that makes that sound”…
Noticin.gs is a new game from the Tom Tom Club (not that Tom Tom Club, I made a joke). It’s splendid, you should look at the about and the blog to see what is the what. It’s the beginnings of…
This is for Jenny, she’ll like this. (It’s quoted at the beginning of Generation A). And, speaking of Jenny, she’d also like your help with this, if you’ve got a second to judge some young talent.
piper at the gates of martin's the newsagents →
Before the 80s my musical development was pretty linear - Disney - The Wombles - Max Boyce - Prog. We watched Top of the Pops of course, but I didn’t like most of the things on it, especially Punk…
keep calm keep cool →
This was briefly glimpsed in the phoney war segment of the World At War. A bit of pre-history for Keep Calm and Carry On?
Vacation, Vacation, Vaaaay-kaaaay-shun! (offline... →
This is the time when all of the crazy people run off to the desert to “survive” with tons of art, fake fur, and countless supplies. Burning Man of course. Normally, I’d be playa-bound, but I’m…
better than you can cook →
Now that’s an ad. None of that mucking about sucking up to the consumer, laddering up to the benefits of motherhood or any of that nonsense. Corned Beef is better than you can cook. Buy it.
PSFK Presents Good Ideas In Advertising
My simple vision of the future? Planning departments hire people who are...– Does the world need digital strategists, House of Naked. Link via Alex Campbell. (via somethingchanged)
Nokia Money: Phone Company Becomes a Bank →
A Short Manifesto on the Future of Attention:... →
In 1971, the oft-quoted political scientist Herbert Simon predicted that in an information age, cultural producers (that’s designers, but also filmmakers, theater types, musicians, artists) would quickly face a shortage of attention. “What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients,” he wrote. The more information, the less attention, and...
am I an academic? →
academia (n.): The academic world or community; scholastic life. academic (n.): 1) An ancient philosopher of the Academy. 2) A member of a college or university. 3) A member of a society for…
Appland: How smartphones are transforming our... →