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June 19, 2008

22:00
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June 18, 2008

09:14
Move along…
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June 17, 2008

22:00
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03:22
The always-thought-provoking Charlie Stross writes: What kind of society are we likely to get if it turns out that yes, we’re hitting peak oil round about now, but that it’s possible to process random junk biomass into crude oil for $100 a barrel, and $1000 will buy you a machine that you plug into your laptop [...]
Categories: Weblogs
03:22
The always-thought-provoking Charlie Stross writes: What kind of society are we likely to get if it turns out that yes, we’re hitting peak oil round about now, but that it’s possible to process random junk biomass into crude oil for $100 a barrel, and $1000 will buy you a machine that you plug into your laptop [...]
Categories: Weblogs

June 16, 2008

22:00
  • APOD: 2005 November 10 - Gravitational Tractor "20 ton nuclear-electric spacecraft tows a 200 meter diameter asteroid by simply hovering near the asteroid. The spacecraft's ion drive thrusters are canted away from the surface. The steady thrust would gradually and predictably alter the course of the t
  • Lifeblog: Kevin Kelly and the New Rules of the New Biology "Digital electronics have distracted us from the analogue world, such that when we turn our attentions to biology, we've forgotten how to think in gradients, thresholds, probability, or chaotic flows in regulatory networks."
Categories: Weblogs
14:53
At the end of last year I had the pleasure of working on a project with the first and second year Design Interaction students at the RCA. It was sponsored by Intel’s People and Practices Group, extending and examining their work on the future of money. The brief we put together had this question at it’s [...]
Categories: Weblogs
14:53
At the end of last year I had the pleasure of working on a project with the first and second year Design Interaction students at the RCA. It was sponsored by Intel’s People and Practices Group, extending and examining their work on the future of money. The brief we put together had this question at it’s [...]
Categories: Weblogs
05:00

Old / new media mash-up part 2

Originally uploaded by mattedgar

As Matt Edgar points out in his associated blog post about letterpressing QR codes, the delicious sound of ink on roller and impression of zinc on paper is so much more satisfying than the bleeps and shudders of the mobile UI.

It’s [...]

Categories: Weblogs
05:00

Old / new media mash-up part 2

Originally uploaded by mattedgar

As Matt Edgar points out in his associated blog post about letterpressing QR codes, the delicious sound of ink on roller and impression of zinc on paper is so much more satisfying than the bleeps and shudders of the mobile UI.

It’s [...]

Categories: Weblogs

June 15, 2008

12:36

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WALKING CITY, originally uploaded by blackbeltjones. Jonathan Feinberg emailed me and said “Inspired by your typographically sophisticated “hand-tooled” cloud, I came up with a [...]
Categories: Weblogs
12:36

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WALKING CITY, originally uploaded by blackbeltjones. Jonathan Feinberg emailed me and said “Inspired by your typographically sophisticated “hand-tooled” cloud, I came up with a [...]
Categories: Weblogs

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June 6, 2008

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June 5, 2008