Wonderful essay from excellent Object Lessons series curated by Ian Bogost and Christopher Schaberg.
I never got into mechanical pencils. Never developed the requisite light touch.
If you have an object to give lesson on - they are after contributors.
I thought that NeoLucida was a font. After the Levin & Garcia talk I know it is something different.
Part object lesson, part art history project, part hardware experiment. Well worth a [watch]((http://neolucida.com/) .
Unlike the most of the other XOXO Fest 2014 videos that surfaced this week, though. Too much "Make something amazing with people who are amazing, forever" kind of stuff, as Shanley nailed it.
The title makes it sound like something out of Ellison or Gates playbook. Far from it.
Daniel Doubrovkine of Artsy gives a great talk on how to keep faltering open source projects going.
Great tips on how to get the best culture of contribution and how to recruit others to maintain the project.
This is so odd, I thought it could be an art project on its own. I am given to understanding that this kind of stuff is actually a fixture at BBC Radio4.
Always good to see that maverick remains a maverick. Still regret that Sol Campbell's goal in CL 2006 final did not prove to be the winner.
Well worth a listen.
Cover photo by guccio@文房具社 - CC BY-NC 2.0