Money As Debt. Curl up beside the fire this evening and enjoy this animated 47 minute film that endeavours to explain how our money system works. You’ll be tested in an exam worth 50% of your total grade tomorrow morning!
Grant Robinson : Montage-a-google launcher →
more automated design!
"Not all fish are created eco" →
this site helps you make more environmentally sustainable seafood choices… there is a table of seafood that lets you know what and where the food is from and if its sustainable fishing/practice…
GET WASTED WEEK Recap
Thanks to all who participated in this week’s GET WASTED experiment. It would be interesting to hear of your personal experiences trying to change your own habits. Was it hard to remember to bring your own packaging? Did people look at you funny at the coffee shop? Did you actually do things differently or more consciously than before? If you have anything to share please post a comment to...
Obama's GMail Hacked! →
Forget Palin, check out the e-mail Barack has been getting ;)
A font walks into a bar. The bartender says “Hey, we don’t serve...– Terrible Typography joke, courtesy of: Twitter / mike_doell
Charge Your iGadgets On-The-Go With iYo Yo-Yo →
2010 olympics motto/slogan announced →
Otto Scharmer's Blog
Insights on Leadership: The Nowhere Zone “i just returned from some coaching and consulting work. i am struck by the similarity of experience that todays leaders face across companies, industries and even across sectors. as a leader today, you find yourself in NO-WHERE-LAND. on the one side you have all the tools that you learned from consultants, business schools and other sources of...
100% Design 2008 - Sustainable Design Video by 100% Design London featuring thoughts and designs on a sustainable future
100% Design 2008 - Good Design The Good Design Manifesto, created by Richard Shed, is a collection of 100 brief responses from industry experts to the question “what is good design?” The 100 responses form our Good Design Manifesto which will be integrated into the design of this years 100% Design.
a joint venture by nicholas feltron and ryan case. web 2.0 with informational graphics as vehicles of social communication. sign up and wait to get an invite
"Ordinary folks don't care about arts" -... →
This website just rocks. Information and interaction design, beautiful execution. Kick it! (bmd.com would be sweet in this model…no?)
City of Chicago Climate Action →
Just released! Read and comment…see if Chicago is making steps toward action or indefinite steps to planning action.
See what Wii does to YouTube →
brianoakes.com - niiiiiiiiiiice work. →
The Evolution of National Flags →
With lots of illustrations. Via Neatorama (worth checking out daily)
Flags By Colours →
Flags broken down by colour, represented as pie-charts
A 12 year-old from Oregon has made an innovation... →
courtesy of marc : )
"Winglet" - poorly named Segway competition. →
This was announced in August, but I hadn’t heard of it until reading this today…
Printing a Book, Old School on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
Why We Drink a great free-association info graphic video…
Summer day, 197 Spadina Ave, Toronto. Little garden plot energetic butterflies...– So that’s what 197 Spadina is all about. Thanks Nature Text.
N8R TXT - text your location, receive a haiku... →
Location-specific nature haikus I wonder what 197 Spadina would give you!!!
University of British Columbia (UBC) Podcasts →
UBC Podcasts allow University of British Columbia alumni, students, faculty and others to access a wide variety of UBC-related digital content, from public lectures and talks to student-created music and more. Such as… The Shake, the Rattle and the Pole: Vancouver’s Striptease Past, 1945-1980 or What Makes People Happy or The Loonie: What does it Mean for You and Me?
Free Energy Modeling for Google Sketchup! →
Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) recently revealed a free plug-in for Google SketchUp that will allow anyone to perform energy modeling on projects. The powerful plugin will allow anyone to analyze a building’s energy performance, carbon dioxide emissions, daylighting, air flow, solar analysis, and more, providing functionality that was only previously available in Autodesk’s Revit...
Adbusters "One Flag" logo design contest →
“We invite you to create a flag – free from language and well-worn clichés – that embodies the idea of global citizenship. A symbol that triggers pride and cohesion, whether worn on a backpack, displayed on a door, or flown on a flagpole. A symbol for anyone to declare membership in a growing and vital human cooperative. We invite you to prove that design has a real role to play in the fate...