Rethinking the Humble Press Release
Great advice for anyone who runs a public facing web site that is trying to generate interest in their institution, department, project etc. Mixes techniques using social media, rich media and good old fashioned writing skills!
12 Most Stupid Twitter Behaviors
Josepf Haslam outlines his pet peeves about anti-social Twitter use. Some warnings in here for individuals and institutions wanting to engage with others over the social network.
Kogeto | Dot
I’m liking the look of this neat iphone accessory. Shoots 360 panoramic views than the dedicated app de-fish-eyes the picture and makes it pannable.
Not released yet, though. Wishing I had a iPh4 now.
Understanding Copyright And Licenses – Smashing Magazine
Great topline view of the issue of copyright and licenses. Useful info for people working with digital media and storytelling projects.
Enhancing Fieldwork Learning
Exciting-looking project on technology enhanced fieldwork.
Bristol – Know Your Place
Bristol Council have set up “Know Your Place”, a digital mapping service that allows users to explore historic Bristol. There’s an option for people to contribute to the information layer as well.
All The Names: Algorithmic Design and the 9/11 Memorial | blprnt.blg
An insight into how the 9/11 memorial was designed. The designers wanted to arrange the names so they were adjacent to the names of others they had connections with.
Jer Thorpe (this is from his blog) and Jake Barton designed a complex technical solution that’s invisible to anyone visiting the memorial but essential in managing the combination of names and architectural design.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.