The Eglinton Brothers have started a web project they’ve dubbed Calling America, which gathers real stories from real people around the USA. The Eglintons are English, and as they say on the project’s about page, they’ve grown up as “American children by proxy”, fed by a steady stream of exported American TV, videos, music, and [...]
James Bicker just shot me an email telling me about his Majency Oracle Cards: The Majency Oracle is a 169-card deck of original prompts or “matches” to spark the imagination of writers, poets, or any creative individual that needs inspiration. As James mentions, it’s similar in spirit to Brian Eno’s famed Oblique Strategies. This one, [...]
Google has been teaming up with public transit authorities around the country; I just read on Austinist that they’ve gotten the Austin Capital Metro database in, so you can now plan your public transit bus trip complete with maps and walking guides. Just in time for SXSW! Awesome! Here’s an example: the route from my [...]
Hey, I just got the word that the 9rules Network is having another round of submissions on November 14! You’ll have 24 hours, starting at midnight, to submit your website for consideration. I’d like to see more New Media and Flash sites, personally :-)
I stumbled upon Peter Flaschner‘s post regarded his one-year blog anniversary over on Almost Cool. I had just celebrated my own anniversary, so I was curious about Peter’s experience. It’s an inspiring tale of losing everything and starting from scratch to build a burgeoning design practice, of connecting with new people, and doing what you [...]
In July I was browsing the server logs, and noticed an incoming link from a website affiliated with the 9rules network. I was impressed by the sheer quality of the member sites–all of them beautiful, well-written, and highly personable. In short, they possessed all the qualities I wanted my site to have! But what really [...]
So I’ve been showing my cousin Jason all the tricks I know about ActionScripting in Flash MX 2004. What’s in it for me? Why free guitar lessons, of course!