Extenuating Circumstances

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Month: May, 2008

links for 2008-05-21

NovaRising – Digital Marketing | Creative | Development Not a usable map. (tags: map design usability) ATX proposes .car TLD for expected influx of in-car internet users – Engadget Haven’t we moved past this with m.domain.com for mobile sites, instead of domain.mobi? (tags: tld .car proposal sigh)

links for 2008-05-20

OMG I am gonna fail… except, oh hai, I am actually the valedictorian. | Ask Metafilter “Why does the person who sobs and complains loudly about how they think they “failed” every test and that they are doing/did “horribly” in school (but ends up being #1) bother me so?” (tags: teen mental school university psychology […]

links for 2008-05-17

Motionographer | Motion graphics, design, animation, filmmaking, vfx and bombastic banter» Blog Archive » Mark Coleran and the Art of Screen Graphics Big list of recommends for motion graphic design, Mark Coleran shows up and recommends some people too. (tags: motiongraphics markcoleran design ui) teknoel .oO(Interactive Visual Special Effects) (tags: teknoel animation agency motiongraphics design) […]

links for 2008-05-15

Real Money Transactions: SOE’s Agency, Free Realms To Support Real Money Trading “The Agency, a fast-paced online action shooter, will let players experience the life of an elite espionage agent with a “you are what you wear” level of customization.” By Christmas, a PS3 will be worth having. I think. (tags: ps3 sony soe agency […]

links for 2008-05-13

Lost Garden: The Scary List “In every project, there are issues that that frighten the bejesus out of the team. They are so frightening that no one wants to talk about them publicly.” (tags: agile development team management project software projectmanagement)

links for 2008-05-12

American Express Black | Centurion Benefits | AMEX Black Card (tags: experiencedesign amex black centaurian) Startups Wiki: Ask YC Archive This page is an archive of quality Hacker News “Ask YC” posts grouped by subject. “Quality” means posts that are a) generally relevant to startups and b) contain a decent amount of useful discussion/advice. (tags: […]

links for 2008-05-11

Best in the SW :: Flash Animation & Motion Graphics Conference: Mark Coleran on Screen Design (tags: markcoleran motiongraphics animation design graphicdesign ui hci movies)

Royal Television Society – ‘Going Round In Circles’

Rough transcript of the RTS event ‘Going Round In Circles’ Royal Television Society – Early Evening Events 8 May 2008: ‘Going Round In Circles’ Why Is 360 Commissioning The Future of Television? Sponsored by DLA Piper Speakers Danny Cohen Controller, BBC Three Roger Graef OBE CEO, Films of Record Peter Cowley Managing Director of Digital […]

links for 2008-05-07

The Stage / TV Today / I’d Do Anything, week 8 – with video Interesting only because there’s a custom I’d Do Anything BBC YouTube player. If the BBC decided not to do iPlayer and pumped everything through YouTube, would they still be kicked in the groin about paying for network infrastructure? (tags: bbc youtube […]

links for 2008-05-03

fabric of folly: TV character blogs Dan Taylor on fine form (tags: bbc development fiction drama character blog extended multiplatform 360) Online game teaches immigrant kids about rights of due process – Boing Boing Need to try this (tags: ICED imigration educational gaming via:boingboing breakthrough rights humanrights) What’s he dialling in there? | Ask Metafilter […]