Radiolab - Lost & Found →
In an action unprecedented in Internet history, the Egyptian government appears...– Egypt Leaves the Internet
Intel Teams with will.i.am, Black Eyed Peas Front... →
What a dream job! And it goes to will.i.am?! This is pure Intel genius or poor marketing ideation. Or, the job title is too broad for the rest of the article. Still a dream job.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and...– Antoine de Saint-Exupery Eha’s quotation of the day is especially awesome today.
MoMA acquires digital typeface; what does that...
Great question from Kottke, great answer from Hoefler. As you might have heard, MoMA recently acquired 23 typefaces for its Architecture and Design collection. I was curious about how such an acquisition works, so I sent a quick email to Jonathan Hoefler, one of the principals at Hoefler & Frere-Jones, a New York City type foundry that contributed four typefaces to the MoMA. Kottke: Three of...
How often people speak of art and science as though they were two entirely...– Isaac Asimov on art vs. science
a good fact
Most of the ocean - excepting the top 300 feet or so - is so placid that a couple hand-held kitchen mixers could stir a cubic mile of it. jellyfish and the moon (via Interconnected)
Almost every claim about the information revolution is steadfastly true. Small...– Kevin Kelly
Maybe the lesson is to know that the brain will learn from success, and you...– Success Gets into Your Head-and Changes It - Harvard Business Review Read the rest on success’s imprint on your brain.
Architecture Is All Over – Symposium Feb. 12... →
Organized by OCAD faculty member (and BMD alum) Esther Choi, with K. Michael Hays, Sanford Kwinter, Mason White and others!
In 1975 Rem Koolhaas, together with Elia and Zoe... →
Notice what’s missing from the Lexicon process: the part when everyone sits around a conference table, staring at the toothbrush and brainstorming names together. (“Hey, how about ToofBrutch — the URL is available!”) Instead, Lexicon’s leaders often create three teams of two, with each group pursuing a different angle. Some of the teams, blind to the client and the...
Library emptied in bid to fight closure.
A town has emptied its library in a bid to fight plans to close it down. People in StonyStratford, near Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, have spent the week withdrawing their maximum allowance of books in protest against council plans to close it as part of budget cuts. And today they said the plan had been a success, with all 16,000 books withdrawn from the library. Today, as they celebrated the...
Instant Connections - Douglas Coupland + Hunter... →
When I started, the suggestion was that the architect would work for the public...– FT.com / Life & Arts - Lunch with the FT: Rem Koolhaas Relatededly: You Can Do Better by Bruce Mau
windows 3.11 →
All you post-1995 kids, here’s a taste of what we suffered with… Only at that time you needed a whole computer to do what a web browser can do these days!
This serves two strategic purposes for Google. First, it advances a codec...– Slashdot Google to drop support for H.264 in Chrome