I’ve been excited by the possibilities I’ve been seeing with “Responsive Web Design” (or some folks refer to it as “Adaptive Web Design”) for well over a year now, and figured I’d post a little something about it.
Looky here! My first ever SlideShare.net presentation! It’s a little ditty I created to help of traditional media folks transition over to the brave new world of online banner ads and all the specs they have to understand and bring into their Work Orders.
Ok. I just wanted to make this post to let all you people out there in the interwebs know that GOOGLE READER IS YOUR FRIEND. If you have a G-Mail account or any other type of Google account, then you can have a Google Reader account with a few clicks, and no cost!
Wow. Talk about deep content. This little visualization of what Sports Illustrated could turn into on is completely “Game ON!” (sorry, had to do it) This is exactly the type of thing that has so many people excited about the prospect of some sort of Apple “Tablet”.
Can’t speak for it’s actual usefulness, as I don’t have an invite yet… but from the videos I’ve seen, it looks like it could be a really amazing new communication shift. Almost like going from paper letters to email… but I’ll hold off judgement until I actually get to try it out. :-)
According to the US Department of Energy, the world consumption of energy in all of its forms (barrels of petroleum, cubic meters of natural gas, watts of hydro power, etc.) is projected to reach 678 quadrillion Btu by 2030 – a 44% increase over 2008 levels. That’s a lot of energy. Saw this really interesting article that tries to project the total surface area required to fuel that 2030 world with ONLY SOLAR PANELS!
Kingdom of the unreal but also a higher state of being, ultimately free of the limitations of the material world through the agency of science, technology, and imagination. Visit neurosonicsaudiomedical.com for more info and credits.
Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? Welcome to the World of Socialnomics.
Motion Graphics and Information Design… Check out this sweet ass motion graphic visualization about The Crisis of Credit that our global economy is currently digging itself out of … brought to you by Jonathan Jarvis and The New Mediators.
MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables — cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning?