Bookmarks for August 4th from 15:37 to 15:54

by danhon

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 4th from 15:37 to 15:54:

  • Fashion, Emptiness and Problem Attic – Problem Attic is a game by Liz Ryerson that you can read about and play (for free!) on her website. Any designed work can be decomposed into two different kinds…
  • Form and its Usurpers – What is the value of a phantom limb?
    In 1964 Marshall McLuhan published a book called Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. It’s sort of like a religious…
  • Peeling a City Apart to Show How Structures Survive Disasters | Design | WIRED – Looking at the internal structure shows how San Francisco’s towers are able to roll with the motion when a major earthquake strikes.
    Looking at the internal…
  • Alice Bartlett – An employee of a multi-national tech company, and person who I like a lot, asked me: “How can we hire more women?”. You know how it goes, I gave an OK answer…
  • TBD Catalog – Imagine a print distribution network with cloud-connected street vending/printer boxes. Overnight, algorithms API-shazam content for those boxes to print.…
  • A Parchment on Millennials – GOOD morrow. ’Tis I, Aelfric the Elder, with a piece of calligraphic parchment containing statements that I think — a “think piece,” let us call it — to be…