I don’t think change can be planned — I think it’s only something that can be recognized after the fact.

Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad on science, storytelling, and “gut churn” as the secret of creative success (via explore-blog)

emregence, resilience, and creativity


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January 28, 2013

Since the beginning of the gamification industry in 2010, over 350 companies have launched major gamification projects. These include consumer brands like MLB, Adobe, NBC, Walgreens, Ford, Southwest, eBay, Panera and Threadless among others. For B2B companies Oracle, SAP, Jive, Cisco, Pearson and Salesforce, gamification has emerged as a key element in their consumerization of the enterprise strategy. And in 2012-2013 alone, consulting behemoths Deloitte, Accenture, NTTData and Capgemini began practices targeting gamification of Fortune 500 companies.


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January 28, 2013

brianlucid:

Excerpts from Swiss artist and designer Karl Gerstner’s Kompendium für Alphabeten (Compendium for Literates) published in 1972 by Verlag Niggli AG. via Oliver Tomas 

amazing little book that essays to understand the expressive range of printed typography


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January 28, 2013

Benjamin took great pix of #GGJ_DU #ggj13 @EDP_DU @UofDenver (via Photos – Colorado independent Game Developers Association (CiGDA) (Denver, CO) – Meetup)


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January 28, 2013

About: The Ubuntu Font Family are a set of matching new libre/open fonts. The development is being funded by Canonical on behalf the wider Free Software community and the Ubuntu project. The technical font design work and implementation is being undertaken by Dalton Maag. Both the final font Truetype/OpenType files and the design files used to produce the font family are distributed under an open licence and you are expressly encouraged to experiment, modify, share and improve. The typeface is sans-serif, uses OpenType features and is manually hinted for clarity on desktop and mobile computing screens. The scope of the Ubuntu Font Family includes all the languages used by the various Ubuntu users around the world in tune with Ubuntu’s philosophy which states that every user should be able to use their software in the language of their choice. So the Ubuntu Font Family project will be extended to cover many more written languages. (via About | Ubuntu Font Family)


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January 28, 2013

artsexsurvival:

Astronomical is a scale model of our solar system in twelve 500 page volumes printed-on-demand. On page 1 the Sun, on page 6,000 Pluto. The width of each page equals one million kilometres. – by Mishka Henner.


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January 28, 2013

GGJ13 at the University of Denver on Flickr.

#GGJ13 #GGJ_DU #EDP_DU


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January 28, 2013

GGJ13 at the University of Denver on Flickr.


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January 28, 2013

GGJ13 at the University of Denver on Flickr.


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January 28, 2013

Image Route (Processing.org)

Image Route (Processing.org)


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January 25, 2013