Monthly Archives: November 2011

Digital Death

On December 1st, 2010, Hollywood dies a digital death. The world’s top celebrity tweeters are sacrificing their digital lives to give real life to millions of people affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India. This was their full last tweet and testaments before fans could buy their digital lives back at buylife.org

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Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information

Visual Complexity is a site maintained by Manuel Lima which collects projects that deal with complexity in information. Not always about communicating clarity the site’s predominant focus was acknowledging beauty that exists in complex representation of information and data. Within a year of it’s launch, Visual Complexity began to attract large readership, following closely every post were thousands of readers, often reblogged and quoted. Manuel became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, nominated by Creativity magazine as “one of the 50 most creative and influential minds of 2009″. The book Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information is Manuel’s voyage of trying reveal patterns that exists amongst designers, researches and scientist that employ innovative mixes of colour, symbols, graphics, algorithms and interactivity in a attempt to clarify and often beautifully, what would otherwise be a clutter of data.

The Tomorrow Project Anthology

What kind of future do you want to live in?
What kind of future should we avoid?
What is your wildest request of the future?
Brian David Johnson, Intel’s Futurist, asks these questions of scientists and engineers, legends and luminaries, science fiction authors and recognized experts. Their visions, stories and passionate arguments are collected here. The Tomorrow Project Anthology invites you to join the conversation and change the future.

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