03 November 2009

(IEEE) VisWeek 2009 Conference: Best-Of Recap – information aesthetics (and online papers) Via

Future of Internet Search: Mobile version

(UI fail?) oblique icons

Coverage details of Google Maps (by country)

(Superb Examples) Infographic Maps Via

(Essay) "Methods of Détournement" by Guy-Ernest Debord (also A User’s Guide to Détournement)

Sampling of Images from The Math Book (From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics)

(Lecture Series) Digital Media Research and Innovation : http://www.kmdiat13.utoronto.ca/ (Instructions on accessing the webcasts)

"The World's Best Quotes in 1-10 Words"

(Definition) "Détournement" : the reuse of preexisting artistic elements in a new ensemble, has been a constantly present tendency of the contemporary avant-garde... The two fundamental laws of détournement are the loss of importance of each detourned autonomous element (which may go so far as to completely lose its original sense), and at the same time the organization of another meaningful ensemble that confers on each element its new scope and effect. Via

"It's got everything to do with being yourself, trusting the magic, following your heart, dreaming big, and having fun." - The Universe
"Most of the learning that happens today, and every day, will do so without the help of teachers or trainers." - Via
"Admitting when you're wrong buys you more credibility and respect than it costs." -
"What matters is how things work in actual use, not how they’re supposed to work." - John Gruber (Via seanmcdonald )
"I used to believe in skepticism, but now I'm not so sure." - @dongilmore

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