Our world is truly an amazing place and no one has captured it better than National Geographic. In anticipation for a new book launch they have created a website displaying some of the stunning images in their collection. Check out the National Geographic Image Collection.More
This short documentary directed by Kate Miller chronicles the progress of photographer Bryant Austin’s efforts to capture our world’s largest mammal in a way never before attempted. Rather than using the industry standard fish-eye lens Austin photographs the whales with a fifty megapixel portrait lens, the final result being an undistorted ‘real’ view of these magnificent creatures.More
Print is dying. Digital is surging. Everyone is confused. – With these words Craig Mod writes an insightful article on the present and future of publishing. With the recent release of the iPad this article is extremely poignant and presents some excellent ideas about what it means to be publishing content in the Internet age. Go and read Books in the Age of the iPad now.More
With ‘The Sims 3’ released just the other day, Technology blog Techcrunch have an interesting interview with Rob Burkinshaw, a game designer who created an experiment called Alice and Kev, which essentially tries to simulate homelessness in The Sims.
The results are quite astounding as you will find, and it is this quote that has stuck with me from the Alice and Kev website:
“What does it mean when a character youve created makes you re-examine your own life through their astonishing selflessness?”More
With the US dollar tanking, why not inject some interest into it by re-designing. The dollar rede$ign project intends to do just that by inviting users to submit their idea of what the dollar should look like. There are some silly ideas, but there are also some really well designed gems.More