Month: July 2006

links for 2006-07-30

about kip iphoto like organization tool for PDFs (tags: mac pdf organization productivity macosx software GTD) sugarcandy: group chat for your mobile phone useful for traveling wth friends or organizing group activity. sorta like twttr. (tags: sms txt phone mobile communication group social networking chat) A Guide to the Sky for Galactic Tourists – New York Times review of celestron skyscout (tags: astronomy gadget technology gps stargazing)

the ultimate backpack: art + solar + helping others

New backpack coming out this fall from Tumi co-designed by Anish Kapoor to benefit Doctors without Borders, coinciding with the launch of Kapoor’s Sky Mirror installation at Rockefeller Center from September 19 through October 27th (also sponsored by Tumi and organized by Public Art Fund).The backpack features a solar panel on top for charging a phone or PDA. Constructed from red-on-gray FXT ballistic nylon with silver metallic lining, a removable padded laptop sleve and temperature controlled neoprene compartments.

links for 2006-07-27

Fuel for travel Fuel for Travel (at Schiphol Airport) lets you download travel guides, music, audio books, tv shows and movies to MP3 players and other digital devices. features listening and viewing stations for travellers to browse digital content. Pricing is similar t (tags: download mp3 mp4 travel music entertainment video digital)

links for 2006-07-26

Processing 1.0 (BETA) open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and sound. software sketchbook and pro production tool developed by artists and designers as an alternative to proprietary software tools in the same domain (tags: art design software technology production animation sound tool programming) The Food Section: Press Sighting: Food & Wine improving food photography tips, article in august’s food and wine and links to food blogs with awesome photos (tags: food photography foodporn pictures tips advice improvement) | popular urls to the latest web buzz aggregates what’s popular on digg, deliicious, reddit, flickr, newsvine, metafilter, tailrank, youtube and more for assessing the zeitgeist at a glance (tags: buzz trends meta popular delicious flickr digg newsvine metafilter) vvvv: a multipurpose toolkit : vvvv : a multipurpose toolkit vvvv is a toolkit for real time video synthesis. It is designed to facilitate the handling of large media environments with physical interfaces, real-time motion graphics, audio and video that can interact with many users simultaneously. (tags: application art audio …

links for 2006-07-16

Preloadr: online image editing for flickr Preloadr is a free service providing image manipulation functions linked with your Flickr account. It is designed to pre-process photos uploaded to Flickr. (tags: photography photos editing flickr) AirJaldi Summit – Dharamsala, India conference on empowering rural communities in developing countries through wireless networks. (tags: community wireless opensource networks event india dharamsala network technology)

first photo exhibition at pace macgill gallery

Caught up with Irene PapanestorThe exhibition will not only rely on the Flickr community for content, but will also depend upon the activity of the site’s users for the organization and editing of what is anticipated to be thousands of images from the age-old genre of self-portraiture…. Sorting options or subcategories (self portrait “with mirror” or at “beach,” for example) within the virtual exhibition will enable further definition and refinement.The work in the exhibition will perpetually expand with the proliferation of users until the popularity of each category aids in its editing.

links for 2006-07-10

Doors of Perception weblog: How to be good When we talk about design and social innovation, how confident can we be that we are not searching for personal salvation by “doing good”? John Thackera proposes some rules of engagement. (tags: design social change innovation)

links for 2006-07-01

Tom Watson: The Manly Pursuits lovely post Tom! “Men want many things. They want beauty. They want hope. They want surrender, and warmth, and safety. They want a home and path through life shared by someone else very much like them, if only a little different, perhaps a little tougher (tags: desire love gender humanity) more on time in aymara culture from nyt speakers of Aymara, an Indian language of the high Andes, think of time differently than just about everyone else in the world. They see the future as behind them and the past ahead of them. (tags: time concept construct ideas future past present physical behind ahead)