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be the diorama you want to take a selfie with
Disney is to the museum sector what Google is the technology sector.
Who's On First :fist-bump: OpenStreetMap
State of the Map US, Boulder
For the record, punching OpenSteetMap (OSM) is not what I had in mind.
mapping with bias
Mapping with Perspective, San Francisco
The toxic trinity of "geo" has always been the unholy union of: licensing and coverage and quality.
henry moore on the runway
Museum Computer Network, Minneapolis
...but there are wall labels so it must be a museum, right?
Everyone is Design Eagle
Code For America, San Francisco
A standing leap rarely succeeds.
Strategies against architecture: interactive media and transformative technology at Cooper Hewitt
Museum and the Web, Chicago
A scaffolding for managing absence
history is time breaking up with itself
Visual Resource Association, Denver
That's pretty much the entire reason the Pen exists.
this is my brick / there are many like it but this one is mine
LittleNets, New York City
Perhaps the greatest narrative abstraction we've ever known is the one we call "shareholder value".
Collecting the present / digital code and collections
Museums and the Web, Baltimore
The point of asking the question is ... to point out that the question forces us to be able to articulate what we are trying to preserve and to account for and judge the how of the preservation methods accordingly.
what would elizabeth david do?
Most important of all is the idea that "language is culture" is as true in programming as it is in the body politic as it is in cooking.
objects in the mirror are closer than they appear
Technology experiments in art: Conserving software-based art, Washington DC
Which is hard for museums because we are all about the Rapture.
the present happened
present at the moment of creation
protecting the present from itself
New Zealand National Digital Forum, Wellington
If anything what I am suggesting is more like Benoit Mandelbrot's map of England which keeps getting bigger as you measure it.
Museum Computer Network Conference, Seattle
To make explicit a kind of literal random access memory to our collection.
We Were Otaku Before It Was Cool
Access Conference, Montreal
And all we'd be doing is showing people what they've trusted us to keep safe.
Stories from the New Aesthetic
The New Museum, New York City
Which brings us to the Fifth Law of Robotics: That your insurance rates will always go up.
I am awake and connected to the network
CCA Urban Lab, San Francisco
the mappy equivalent of the electric bread knife
Museums and the Web, San Diego
Professionals may look at this and see so-called "vernacular" places but what everyone else sees is an avenue and a means to participate.
The New Aesthetic
SXSW Interactive, Austin
a lifesize balloon drone, though, remains a hard idea to let go off
in the age of ubiquitous reproduction
an undisclosed location, New York City
the cost of inclusion
Using OpenStreetMap As a Divining Rod
State of the Map, Denver
the city and the city
Polymaps — Theory, Working Code and Gotchas
Where 2.0, Santa Clara
(Authority Records, Future Computers and Other) Unfinished Histories
Museums and the Web, Philadelphia
the record player of authority
Pass the Corbusier
Built Works Registry Advisory Board Meeting, New York City
we need / MOAR dragons
California College of the Arts, San Francisco
banana noodles and bacon ice cream
Machine Tags — Theory, Working Code and Gotchas
Museums and the Web, Denver
the shape of content
Agency Is the Intelligent Design of the Internet
Data and Cities Conference, San Francisco
$tag[$tags] = $tags;
Visual Web Meetup, San Francisco
That’s the funny thing about language.
The Bias of Interpretation
Museums and the Web, Indianapolis
The Hammock of Interpretation
ETech 09, Notes and Links
Flickr, San Francisco
This was just me projecting.
Capacity Planning for Meaning (in the age of personal informatics)
Design Engaged, Montreal
How things break and how they'll break us (?)
Aware Of Only One Voice
Where 2.0, San Francisco
Telling someone what neighbourhood they're in is a good way to start a fight.
The API as Curator
Museums and the Web, Montréal
Computer programming is the acid bath of the Internet.
Walking the line between making it easy enough for people to bother putting data in to a system and still useful enough to make it worth the trouble of getting it out.
Bay Area ACM, Palo Alto
APIs, Machine Tags & Magic Words & Building the Do What I Mean Engine
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WTF Is On First?
Last year online mapping was emerging, now it's everywhere; on your mobile, in your camera, on your wearable head-up display, in your location aware clothing, even on paper and in your kids. Which of those did I totally make up? Guess it's time to check in with those people who actually make maps, merge virtual and real worlds at location flux points, and, you know, put maps online.
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Snakes On A Phone
mobile nokia python s60
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