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Month: August, 2010

links for 2010-08-17

56 Sage Street: the story behind the game « BBH Labs 55k players in first 4 weeks. Game consultancy by James Sheahan. Build by B-Reel. Logic and text in XML. Ongoing marketing and content plan. (tags: barclays bbh breel jamessheahan game gaming marketing 56sagestreet bbhlabs) D(octorow)RM | Publishing In the 21st Century "Every Blogger owes […]

Week 8

Mainly busy with Nike this week. Lots going on, lots of conference calls and the team is getting bigger. Should have something to show relatively soon, and super-excited about the people we’re working with. Outside of Nike, lots of smaller things. Fairtrade and Nokia, for starters, and lots of conversations with partners about some projects […]

links for 2010-08-12

Inexplicable Superconductor Fractals Hint at Higher Universal Laws | Wired Science | Wired.com I want to marry science (tags: superconductors highk fractal oxygen metal science omgwtfbbq)

links for 2010-08-11

Mssv gets Civilized | Mssv Adrian talks about us growing up with Civilization: "We first bought a copy of Civilization when I was 9. As such, I’m pretty sure that my brother and I were not among the target audience, and we did all sorts of ridiculous things like building bunches of cities right on […]

links for 2010-08-10

How Star Trek artists imagined the iPad… 23 years ago The lazyweb even writes article ideas that are in my head that I haven't even expressed publicly. Bonus points for ubiquitous Minority Report reference. (tags: ipad padd startrek tng sf design interface hci)

links for 2010-08-09

i-Trailers™ – Home Did the Scott Pilgrim thing. Interesting. (tags: interactive trailer itrailers scottpilgrim)

Week 7

Outside of work was easier this week: an impromptu performance on Twitter, lots of drinks (including my Six to Start leaving drinks), and yesterday, the Conspiracy for Good finale with Dave and Lee, which turned out to be an inordinate amount of fun. A few theories about that bubbling under. Work is steadily going from […]

links for 2010-08-07

Eric Schmidt: Every 2 Days We Create As Much Information As We Did Up To 2003 Welcome to the infopocalypse (tags: singularity infopocalypse snowcrash nealstephenson google ericshmidt) iPod Touch and iOS Media Event Scheduled for Mid-August? – Mac Rumors Please please please let this be iOS 4 for the iPad (tags: rumour ios apple)

links for 2010-08-04

EVO 4G starts getting Android 2.2 update over the air — Engadget Why is the copy for this so bad? (tags: copy software update ota free android evo4g) NYC Garbage Trucks Take QR Codes Mainstream – Advertising Age – DigitalNext Not convinced. (tags: qrcodes thefuture advertising)

links for 2010-08-03

Wowza Media Server 2 for EC2 (tags: streamingmedia video hosting streaming ec2 amazon s3 saas wowza) Premium Plugins for WordPress! at The Shane & Peter Inc. Blog (tags: wordpress plugin twitter events calendar) Death To Pull-To-Refresh « carpeaqua by Justin Williams FourSquare uses pull-to-refresh?! (tags: foursquare pulltorefresh badui) BlackBerry has become teenagers' smartphone of choice […]