Monthly Archives: July 2007

Habitat.

Written by Peter. Filed under design, katrina, orleans, politics. No comments.
Habitat.
My mother came in from San Francisco today to work with Habitat for Humanity, building new homes for hurricane evacuees in the 9th Ward of New Orleans.  I saw this poster at Cafe Reconcile, and it really hit me.  Thanks, mom!

The Napkin iDea.

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The Napkin iDea.
Check out this brilliant iPhone parody site from iDea. Thanks to Malcolm for sending it this way!

How Vitter got Busted.

Written by Peter. Filed under brand, dirty, orleans, politics. No comments.
How Vitter got Busted.
This is a great story on how Larry Flynt’s investigators tracked down (married) Louisiana Republican senator David Vitter on phone database records, showing that he frequented a D.C.-area escort service while vilifying adulterers and those not espousing “family values”…

Future of Web Design

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Future of Web Design
The Future of Web Design is all about getting together leading practitioners and thinkers in the design field to talk about trends, directions and exciting new happenings in the medium. This isn’t just another web event, but one that’s dedicated to the creativity in the profession, bringing back the ‘design’ and drawing together the diverse [...]

Reboot

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Reboot
Reboot is a community event for the practical visionaries who are at the intersection of digital technology and change all around us… 2 days a year. 500 people. A journey into the interconnectedness of creation, participation, values, openness, decentralization, collaboration, complexity, technology, p2p, humanities, connectedness and many more areas.

Banned in the U.K.

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Banned in the U.K.
An ad campaign that promoted a computer game using the slogan “inner peace through outer violence” has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. The posters for the Electronics Arts game Burnout Dominator were created by advertising agency Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam and appeared throughout the London Underground. [read more] from MediaGuardian.co.uk

Too old for MySpace?

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Too old for MySpace?
Everyone likes to belong, and that is one of the powerful forces of the Internet. Where once your service provider was your identifying online “community,” today’s equivalents are online social networks like Second Life, Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. What’s a career-minded grown-up to do amid such Internet playgrounds? [read more] from International Herald Tribune

Voyeur Launch

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Voyeur Launch
HBO’s Voyeur project launched a spectacular site as a part of a larger campaign that included some really cool projections. Read more about the development and launch here.