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This is my brain on XMediaLab

This is my brain on XMediaLab

Posted 26 May 2009 | By | Categories: advertising, better world, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, interconnected, links, marketing, observations, people, sustainability, technology, webstuff | No Comments

Links and notes from XMediaLab in Auckland, a combination think-tank and creative workshop with a focus on the design, development and business of digital media ideas across multiple platforms.

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

Posted 16 April 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, funny, marketing, nyc, shopping, video | No Comments

I had noted “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley as a book to read, but without a sense of urgency. … I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley from Book Videos on Vimeo .

links for 2008-03-05: Just Need 989 More Fans

Posted 05 March 2008 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, links, marketing, sustainability, technology, webstuff | No Comments

1,000 True Fans by Kevin Kelly — The Technium A creator, such as an artist, musician, photographer, craftsperson, performer, animator, designer, videomaker, or author – in other words, anyone producing works of art – needs to acquire only 1,000 True Fans to make a living. (tags: longtail truefans digitaleconomy economicsofabundance abundance)

links for 2008-02-12: connect the dots la la la la

links for 2008-02-12: connect the dots la la la la

Posted 12 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, advertising, animals, better world, creativity, culture, links, love, marketing, photography, science, taste, technology, travel, video, webstuff | 1 Comment

Todays links are about freedom of communication across the globe — from kids posting video in Uruguay to people coming together to create free wifi networks in sydney, australia and wellington, new zealand. Valentines greetings from scientists. Robotic insects. Social networking’s ad revolution. Pixish, a new kind of marketplace for photography.

G1G2 – Get One Give Two XO OLPCs

G1G2 – Get One Give Two XO OLPCs

Posted 11 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, happiness, interconnected, marketing, observations, passions, product review, sustainability, technology | 4 Comments

Waveplace’s XO OLPC pilot program in Haiti needs your XO PCs. Emily’s analysis of the XO PC and requirements for next laptop.

What to Wear in NextCity

What to Wear in NextCity

Posted 09 February 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, ask emily, consumerism, culture, design, environment, fashion, health, marketing, nyc, observations, retail, shopping, technology | No Comments

Tinfoil hats are so passé. So what should you wear to Faraday’s Cafe? Check out the latest collection of electromagnetic field blocking and “anti-identity theft” clothing at DDCLAB (427 W 14th St, New York NY 10014 map). Here’s the text from the windows: EMF: Electro Magnetic Field Block Anti•Identity•Theft•Fabric Electric Resistivity measure of how strongly […]

links for 2008-02-04

links for 2008-02-04

Posted 04 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, art, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, environment, happiness, health, interconnected, links, marketing, movies, music, sustainability, technology | No Comments

Unevenly Distributed: Production Models for the 21st Century Mark Pesce illuminates how the audience became not just the distributors but the producers of their own content, and have brought down the walls which separate pros from amateurs. Then he outlines the future: how the value of media is based on salience. (tags: mustread media production […]

@Everyone – Open Social on Earth… Come Play

@Everyone – Open Social on Earth… Come Play

Posted 31 January 2008 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, marketing, people, technology, travel, webstuff | No Comments

One minute I’m checking messages in Facebook, the next I’m frolicking through olive orchards in Sardinia with John Borthwick wearing an astronaut suit. Oh what a world we live in… More compelling than Scrabulous, Unype is a Facebook social network application that lets people see, chat and Skype with each other in Google Earth. Unype […]

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

Posted 06 December 2007 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, food, happiness, health, marketing, passions, product review, senses, sustainability, taste, travel, typography | 1 Comment

I love bubbly beverages: Champagne and sparkling water are always my drinks of choice. Among the sparklers, Antipodes stands out. Coming from a deep natural aquifer to the surface in Whakatane, New Zealand, Antipodes has real mouth appeal. It’s less aggressively carbonated than my usual brew, San Pellegrino, and it’s easy on the eyes too. […]

links for 2007-05-23: places we love

Posted 23 May 2007 | By | Categories: books, consumerism, culture, design, happiness, links, love, marketing, nyc, travel | 1 Comment

Maira Kalman New Yorkistan T-shirt and early sketches at REMO General Store Remo’s offering a T-shirt and jigsaw puzzle version of Maira Kalman’s delightful “New Yorkistan” New Yorker cover. Check out the funny backstory and images of the map in progress from the original cocktail napkin sketch. Remo’s also doing some interesting social shopping experiments… […]

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Posted 02 April 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, happiness, interconnected, links, love, marketing, music, nyc, passions, people, photography, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, technology, travel, video, webstuff | 1 Comment

Debbie Millman interviews Maira Kalman for Design Matters.

Shopdropping with the Anti-Advertising Agency

Posted 03 February 2007 | By | Categories: activism, advertising, art, branding, consumerism, culture, design, events, marketing, retail, shopping | No Comments

Shopdropping Workshop with The Anti-Advertising Agency Feb. 10, 2007 12-6pm Eyebeam – 540 W. 21st Street Eyebeam is pleased to present a daylong Shopdropping Workshop led by the Anti-Advertising Agency. Shopdropping (the opposite of shoplifting) is a tactic used by artists and activists to clandestinely place objects in retail stores. “Dropped” objects are usually versions […]