Steve Jobs was right about a lot of things. His aesthetic sense, his commitment to making computers and software less painful for users, and his marketing powress have obviously been successfulâ€“even if not altogether satisfying given the trade-offs they entail … Read more ›
Not long ago, I wanted to consider how we could provide better tools for foresight, insight and action for individual people to use in their everyday life. The FICO score seems like a great case study.
Credit scores, like FICO, are … Read more ›
Last weekend I participated in Art Hack Weekend, where many of San Franciscoâ€™s leading web designers, developers, artists and hackers converged to exchange concepts, projects, and to create the next phase of cutting edge web apps using emerging web technologies from HTML5 … Read more ›
On Tuesday evening I had the pleasure of meeting up with some fellow UM alums during an information session for the Ross Business School. I didn’t graduate with an MBA; I did my MFA in the School of Art … Read more ›
Sketch of Electricity Consumption Time for Smart Meter
CSTEP has embarked on testing of smart meters for electricity consumption. This yields a ton of data, with measurements of each of three phases being taken at 5 sec intervals. I … Read more ›
The Distribution of Intellectual Property Claims on the Human Genome. Source Data: Jensen and Murray (2005) Intellectual Property Landscape of the Human Genome. Science 310:239.
Click on the image for a Processing animation of patent locations.
Click here for a zoomable … Read more ›
A group of researchers made up of advanced students from the Center for Experimental Media Arts (CEMA) and the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT) set out to learn about ethnographic practice and to experience the places … Read more ›
After ManU went up 2-0 against Arsenal I started browsing and commenting on the submissions to this year’s Digital Media and Learning Competition that the MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC run each year.
Lots of games and game-like labs in … Read more ›
Yeast Cell Cycle
Here is a new visualization of the cell cycle using a combination of Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML), Flash, and database-driven graphics. This new version from Chris Landau and Jamie Cope’s nformation design demonstrates the yeast cell … Read more ›
Screenshot of one of the mapunity community interfaces.
Last week I visited the Mapunity folks who are building projects at NSRCEL in the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. They are a really great, super-keen group dedicated to building IT solutions … Read more ›
This week I am attending the ECHO (exploring and collecting history online) workshop about “Doing Digital History” hosted by the Center for New Media and History at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
After starting out with introductions (you can see … Read more ›
I just found this again…after losing it..a way to hide email addresses from spambots
linked at artexetra.com/