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Embarrassed to say how many times I’ve watched/listened to this since last night…

No Undo Button for Transmitting Ideas

OK Go’s new video made the interweb rounds pretty quickly. By any measure it was pretty cool to watch. But I also couldn’t really enjoy it because of something I […]

A couple Notes from Listening to Richard Saul Wurman and SenseMaker Dialogs

While attending SenseMaker Dialogs for their second event I was quite impressed with Richard Saul Wurman, the first of the two speakers last night. The term speaker is probably not […]

Double issue of Link Drop (8·14·09) & (8·21·09)

This week’s version of Link Drop was a week late and while I hate excuses there’s a pretty good one. Last weekend I was redesigning the format of Link Drop […]

Company Deal Announcements

A positive sign that the economy might soon be moving upwards is the energy generated after some of the recent tech mergers. It was only a couple weeks ago that […]

Link Drop (8·07·09)

It’s been a bit of an up and down week over here at DesignNotes. I’ve been under the weather of most of the week which is highly unusual, and on […]

Recording myself via my iPhone via my MacBook Pro

Michael Surtees from MFA Interaction Design on Vimeo. So you’re thinking about becoming a designer? If I could tell you only *one thing* about going into the field, my advice […]

Link Drop (7·17·09) & (7·24·09)

This week’s Link Drop is a double issue as I was preoccupied with being in SF last Friday. For this post I combined the best of what I found in […]

Studying Process Type Foundry

This post is a bit of an experiment for me. It’s also has taken a couple days to complete hence the slow down in posts this week. I started off […]

Link Drop (6·26·09)

Ok, this Link Drop is even too late for my liking… But it’s better to publish it three days late as opposed to not posting it all or doing a […]

Link Drop (6·12·09)

It’s been a crazy blog week for me and because of that my Link Drop is three days overdue. The High Line opened which I was happy to experience first […]

Link Drop (06·05·09)

This has been one of those strange weeks where everything on the outside looks the same, though on the inside there’s a lot going on. It’s been a cool week […]

Link Drop (5·15·09)

I’m hopping that publishing Link Drops on a Sunday as opposed to a Friday will stop after this week. I took the last week off hoping to get a lot […]

Link Drop (5·08·09)

This was a pretty good week for me overall. I got some great coverage from Slate and CNN, and from the feedback so far, I gave a good talk for […]

Speeding around the vector space

This week on the blog it’s going to be a bit more about showing what I find interesting out there as opposed to talking about what I’m thinking about in […]

Puma vs. Adidas; or art and marketing speak

If you’ve got four minutes I’d watch the two videos above to compare. One is a pretty good idea while the other smacks of an event that I suspect only […]

Link Drop Contextd for the Week Ending in Friday the 6th (March 2009)

Road Map for Financial Recovery: Radical Transparency Now! and Web-Savvy Obama Team Hits Unexpected Bumps A couple tech. infused politic posts about building from the ground up Obama style. Just […]

Link Drop Contextd for the Week Ending in Friday the 13th (February 2009)

Link Drop Contextd for the Week Ending in Friday the 30th (January 2009)

TEXT-POCALYPSE NOW? Good article, really interesting image via txt… CELL PHONE CAMERAS FOREVER Amazing image of the night, very telling HOW TO BEHAVE I really like these diagrams and colour […]

Update to Coffee as Inspiration and Britain from Above

A designer that posts images to ten15am emailed me last night mentioning that he’s started seeing a new version of the Starbucks coffee cup, albeit inaugural coffee sleeves with presidential […]

More of Britain from Above

A couple months ago I came across Britain from Above but was disappointed that I couldn’t see any of the videos b/c I didn’t live in Britain. While I still […]

The Magic Wall x2, designing for one and other valuable links

Magic Map from Christopher Fahey on Vimeo. While watching the seamless execution of the Magic Wall on CNN I never thought about the fact that it was designed for one […]

Nice way to promote the school programs the school teaches

The Vancouver Film School/YouTube Scholarship Competition invited prospective students to create a video and publish it on YouTube via the theme of “What Matters to Me”. The three above videos […]

Two in One NBA Videos

I’m not a huge bball fan but I do have to tip my hat to how the NBA markets the playoffs (as opposed to the NHL which does a lackluster […]

I Want You To Want Me Video by Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar

While I have seen I Want You To Want Me project at MoMA I haven’t actually interacted with it. However after watching the above video and seeing a similar presentation […]

Dance Off!

Incredible! from kwest on Vimeo. I think these two videos were meant to be played together. I dare you to press play on both of them at the same time…

Air Bear

While the Air Bear video starts off kind of slow it’s quite amazing to see what happens between a constructed bag and air and how lifelike it becomes. Video recorded […]

Saying hello when you’re Naked

How does a company that was just purchased say hello to the company that just bought them? If you’re Naked you make a video and post it on YouTube of […]

New York Airplane Flight

This is too good not to post: New York Airplane Flight on YouTube… via Good Experience Newsletter

Virgin America Safety Video worth watching

What’s the most unmemorable part of a flight aside from making sure that your flight has not been canceled? It’s the government regulated safety procedures talked about inside the airplane. […]

Daft Hands and a kick to the gut

I just got back from the Simon Waterfall talk for D&AD and POKE at Advertising Week. I’ll post some of my notes sometime soon, but for now I’ll leave this […]

Thinking about air

The above YouTube ad gives a sense of what smart writing and a little suspense can do to create a memorable message. Via Justin via American Copywriter

Inside the iPhone by two different philosophies

The above YouTube video shows a very technical and precise breakdown of the iPhone parts, while the second video isn’t so easy to watch. First vid via Amber Mac. and […]

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