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PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag presentation

01 December 2006

Edward Tufte home site

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lots here from a major figure in information graphics; especially interesting are many entries in section, "Ask E.T."

Gene Pool

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a science game: "a virtual Darwinian aquarium .. you initiate a primordial soup, and .. check up on what Virtual Mother Nature is up to - about every 15 min. (or every few days)"

27 November 2006

Mojiti-video commentary software

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useful for teachers making clips to analyze in class; "personalize any video with your story. With visual spotlights, you can narrate your personal videos, add captions or subtitles, or comment on any scene."

Imagining the Internet

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popular site from Pew Internet Project; allows people to make predictions, read predictions from the 90s; nice for kids

22 November 2006

soundtoys.net -

ejournal; interactive web soundtoys, artworks and related texts

21 November 2006

Travel Photos - The Great Mirror

"a large and sprawling collection of photographs of cultural or humanized landscapes. The images are arranged geographically and are narratively sequenced and captioned to reflect the interests of a geographer."

What Can We Do With Flickr? on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

how to create hotspots with popup notes on Flickr. Very useful for image analysis and assignment requiring students to comment on social aspects or formal aspects of image; or to formally critique them.

20 November 2006

Listology: "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die"

lists like this give me ideas of what to look for in the library; the whole idea of "listology" is whacky and fun

Fixings Shadows - Still Photography

work of individual photographers and photographs of historical and ethnographic interest and value, including a section on found photos

Design Observer: writings about design & culture

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very well written blog; as I have commented before, knowing about space and place is crucial for thoughtful mediamakers

18 November 2006

Journal E: Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America

one of the most important exhibitions of our time, also raising questions about the ethics of exhibiting violence in our media culture today

16 November 2006

Visual thinking school on Squidoo

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basic concepts broken down into useful small steps, with many visual examples to guide process. Web 2.0 in that it provides for interaction and author's introduction to sections.

13 November 2006

"We"--with the words of Arundhati Roy

a 64-minute Internet documentary made anonymously in New Zealand, using Roy's speech and a montage of politically inflected imagery; new style of essayistic documentary; DVD at hi-res available

12 November 2006

StumbleUpon

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Firefox extension offers an addictive way to search via categories or keywords or happenstance; you train it, with thumbs up or down on sites, so it learns your tastes; I prefer searches on keywords so far, and have had little desire to "network"

11 November 2006

Владимир Гвоздев и gvozdariki

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check out witty animations from a Russian animator, simple, elegant

The Getty

museum site has many important photography exhibits, some with audio commentary

06 November 2006

The Mirror Project: Adventures in Reflective Surfaces

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collection of images from people who photographed themselves in reflective surfaces; since this is a favorite tactics of lovers of light, many images are well composed and intriguing

PDNOnline - Legends Online Archive

interactive galleries of work of major photographers