This might be my new favorite thing. →
Interactive text goodness
10 Words - Better Place
We (Odopod) just launched this microsite for Better Place, a company working to create an electric car infrastructure. It’s a place where you create a minifesto to oil independence. I’m happy with it. Here’s mine:
Ideas vs. Craft
I’ve been thinking a lot about the balance (struggle?) between having new ideas - which is about speeding off into risky unexplored territory - and craft - which is a slower, more careful, tradition-based process. Haven’t come to any conclusions about it yet. Just noting it.
An interesting excercise in transparency: Spore... →
Throughout the planning and development of Spore, Maxis explored countless design directions in gameplay, simulation and user interface. One of the ways in which they explored possible design directions was by building simple, playable prototypes that were used to get a sense for a particular system. Usually these prototypes are never seen by the public, but Maxis decided to give gamers a “golden...
perspctv: a web's-eye view of the elections →
Lately, most of the most interesting stuff I’ve seen around the web has been political. Surprising.
Texas oilman turned renewable energy activist, spreading the word through a brilliant use of web tools. Interesting times.
Qik: Sneakily compelling →
Streaming live video from your phone. At first I didn’t care but slowly, slowly it’s grown on me and now I’m sort of fixated.