Links for Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 – Social Media in 2010 and more
One of my obsessions – notebooks
Speaking of Moleskine notebooks, I’m always amazed at what I see in the Moleskinerie group on Flickr. Some talented folks in that group. 10 Ways Social Media Will Change in 2010 One interesting point from the article: “2009 revealed the growing role women play online. Women make 75% of all buying decisions for the home, […]
Links for Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 – N.Y. Times article skimmer
I have a few obsessions (rangefinders, Tri-x film, fountain pens, steel-framed bikes, and more…). One of them is notebooks. I’m not hard-wired to be organized, but I have been into GTD for years and over time have modified it to suit my needs. I love Moleskine notebooks and use several variations. Awhile back I ran […]
Links for Monday 11/30/09 – The Rise and Fall of Media and After the Page, the Next Phase of Media
On Assignment: Afghanistan in Free Fall – photo essay by Moises Saman. He also has a book, Afghanistan, Broken Promise. A prototype article skimmer from the New York Times.
Links for Thursday
Media After the Site. From Jeff Jarvis, “If you’re what used to be content-creation you’re all about insinuating yourself into that stream. If you’re about content curation – formerly known as editing – then you’re all about prioritizing streams for people; that’s how you add value now.” The Fall and Rise of Media David Carr reflects […]
Links for Tuesday – 11/24/09
Happy Thanksgiving! We’re heading to Detroit this year; should be a nice time with Lisa’s family. For the past few days I have been running Google’s Chrome browser instead of Firefox. I have iGoogle setup giving me quick access to Gmail, Reader and Docs. I don’t use the calendar much yet. So far so good. […]
Links for Monday 11/23/09 – William Eggleston show and more
The 2010 Anthropographia Award for Human Rights and Photography “The littlest birds sing the prettiest songs.” – The Be Good Tanyas “The fact I have a job means I don’t feel pressured to do something market-friendly. Instead, I get to do whatever the hell I want. I get to do it for my own satisfaction. […]
Links for Sunday 11/22/09
New York Times piece on the Chicago News Cooperative. A piece on Chicago gangs in the New York Times by the newly formed Chicago News Cooperative. The Art Institute of Chicago will exhibit a retrospective of William Eggleston’s work; opens February 27. William Eggleston in the Real World, a film by Michael Almereyda.
The Battle for Algiers
I’m done scanning and now I’m working through setting up Adobe Bridge to tag and organize my projects. Next step will be to process and proof my latest round of selects. I’m trying to figure out how to do that quickly without having to spend a great deal of time in photoshop. My folder structure […]
Links for Thursday 11/19/09 – News Aggregators, human editors and more
I rented the Battle of Algiers and was struck by the richness of the black and white cinematography. There was one particular scene that really captivated me. The Algerians were killing police officers and in retaliation, the French blew up a section of the Casbah in Algiers. Here is a screen capture from that sequence […]
Rodger Kingston has a nice collection of snapshots – The Snapshot Century Richard Woodward’s review of Looking In: Robert Frank’s ‘The Americans’ Techmeme adds 6 editors; human aided algorithms are more effective than just software.