This is a really powerful tool presented by John Maeda at a recent Ted Talk – I would love to know about it but it is a area of real potential. You could possibly create this with interesting detail by scraping email, public blogs, Twitter, Facebook of public information and privately exchanged information from the parties involved.

Matt Rogers worked at Apple through a lot of really cool developments including the iPhone and its easy to see this approach taken in his Nest thermostat start-up business.

A good discussion with Tim Ferris and Jack Canfield on writing and marketing.

October 4, 2012 Advertising, Business, Life, Talk, Technology, Video

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TorrentFreak are running a great story about the republicans running banner ads on The Pirate Bay!

Sight from Sight Systems on Vimeo.

A freaky look at what might be in store for the future


TorrentButler is a new torrent index site with a difference, it has had some design thought put into them. You can filter to check SD and HD versions, and every torrent has an individualised page with a background image and trailers.

February 11, 2011 Design, Technology

An interesting article in Lifehacker about a fault with the Liquid Damage Identifier in Apple products which can give inaccurate results which means you could argue this is not a accurate indication of moisture damage.

February 1, 2011 Computing, Technology

The man behind all the WiiMote hacks and then the Microsoft XBox Kinect is leaving Microsoft for Google on some special projects. More can be found at the Engadget article.

January 19, 2011 Computing, Programming, Technology

I know this is an old project however I have only just spent some time checking it out. It looks like the starting point for We Feel Fine and explores data in similar ways with specific focus on online dating. You can see a video of the project here.

January 15, 2011 Computing, Technology

Arduino The Documentary (2010) English HD from gnd on Vimeo.

I just watched the documentary on Arduino (Micro Controller) which details the history of the project and the people who got it off the ground. It was interesting to see the figures of how many boards have been sold and the volume of traffic to the website. I think Arduino is more in the main stream then I originally thought. I have done a 2 day course with (now seems to link to the Arduino blog) which I found as a great intro, and here is one of the reactive interface experiments I did using processing and Arduino.

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