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In which I do a passable impression of a graphic designer

I was complaining about the flyers for our last show (in fact, I complain about a lot of flyers – please don’t do them in Photoshop if you’re using text. It’s not going to turn out well for you), and

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Who won the Sochi Olympics?

Which country won the Sochi Olympics? It seems like a relatively simple question, but while these Olympics were wrapping up, I fell down a rabbithole of how complicated it becomes when you start to think about it. For a while

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The creepiest Cumberbatch gear you can buy on Etsy

Have you ever searched Etsy for Benedict Cumberbatch fan products? Don’t. The results are effing creepy. Like, if-I-was-Benedict-Cumberbatch-I-would-live-in-constant-fear-of-meeting-the-person-who-would-buy-this creepy. Want to see the weirdest and most skin-crawling of what’s out there. Yes you do! Let’s set the stage here. These

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NOTE: Yes, this site is currently a mess

If you happen to decide that you need to know all about me right now, I apologize. A PHP upgrade wasn’t compatible with my previous site and sort of took down the whole thing. Not sort of – completely took

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Mandela, through his own words

Mandela project

A video tribute to Nelson Mandela through the words of one of his most famous speeches.

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Using Insights to Improve Facebook Performance

facebook insights

What the metrics in Facebook Insights actually mean, and how to use them to evaluate and improve your page, including a lot of discussion around how to apply the scientific method and critical thinking towards rigorous decision-making.

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Graceful Degradation: Creating an Immersive Inauguration Experience

Final view of map

In which having a strong concept allows us to start from a big idea and arrive at a realistic project.

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Failed adventures in videography

We went to Comic Con with an iPhone reporting kit. Hardware included: an Owle case, several mic attachments and a clip on light. Software was the Filmic Pro app. I think it’s fair to say it took us a little

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Evolution of Live Monitoring: Twitter and the Egypt Elections

Egypt elections monitoring

One of the most common questions I get from people is how to start from nothing and develop an effective social media monitoring scheme. Here’s one example, from liveblogging the Egyptian elections.

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