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I’ve been improving Watchification and Speechification tonight. Part of the enjoyment of both sites is the idea that we’re not just curating our favourite stuff, we’re weaving links between it, with those links becoming increasingly fun to explore. Tonight’s hack was a small improvement in order to pull in a few things that the web […]

Links for 2008-05-25

bowblog: What is Speechification? – Steve describes Speechfication. “we roam the corridors of the BBC’s archive selecting the stuff we think is really excellent, unusual or important and putting it on display” Wikiscanner reveals amusing HP-on-IBM vandalism – http://wikiscanner.virgil.gr is great, and helped me spot this cute litte edit from 2006. “Dell have now bought […]

Links for 2008-04-29

eco gadget shop: Current Cost monitor – “a device which receives information on electricity consumption from a transmitter attached to the domestic meter. The device then calculates the amount and cost of the electricity consumed” (in case you were wondering how to get hold of one) O’ReillyGMT: Speechification – “I can say categorically that Speechification […]

Links for 2008-02-18

cityofsound: The street as platform – An amazing essay on the (near) future for the urban environment. Watchification – Speechification goes televisual. No Gods or Kings: Objectivism in BioShock – “BioShock may have been conceived as a study in nuance, a place for gamers to discover and explore at their own pace, but its dip […]

Links for 2007-12-28

Test: Make *all* your audience into Heroes – Matt Locke on ARGs: “I share with Alice a concern that we are importing broadcast ideas into online entertainment formats. … We don’t have to think in terms of funnels and winners in online storytelling…” Wonderland: One problem with ARGs – Alice Taylor on ARGs. “the treasure-hunt-using-mobile-phones […]