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Month: November 2006 (page 1 of 5)

Advice on making art from Danny Gregory.

Advice for someone who wants to be an artist: “Fear is not very useful. … Just take the leap and avoid wrapping the whole thing up with your identity and sense of self worth. Be as positive and outgoing and productive as possible.… Read the rest

Gimme that high-tech religion.

Elliott Malkin makes high-tech religious art — like a crucifix made of circuit boards that broadcasts the Lord’s Prayer, using your body as its antenna. Intriguing intersection of religion and tech: Interview with Elliott Malkin

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Is the Microsoft way the only way?

Word with all toolbars turned onWhat I think of as the Microsoft approach to product development is to cram as many features as possible into each product. Interface is an afterthought: All those features exist primarily for the benefit of the feature list, not the user, so who cares if the feature is buried three menu levels deep?… Read the rest

What androids dream of.

Electric Sheep sample imageWhat does your computer do when it’s asleep? Well, if you’re the giving type, it might be searching for intelligent life in the universe, helping find a cure for schizophrenia, or perhaps trying to fold some proteins.

Scott Draves has a different idea.… Read the rest

russell davies: how to be interesting

Making’s the new thinking: russell davies: how to be interesting

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