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March 1, 2010

The SXSW Found Type Photowalk 2010

I’ve always been of the mind that photography and type are a natural fit. They go together like kittens and cute … or, in this particular instance, like Austin, TX and the month of March. And with that rather obvious segue, I’m excited to announce that another Found Type Photowalk will take place during this … Read the rest of this item

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November 18, 2008

Worm.

Exhaust pipe and a smattering of urban markup. Originally posted on Flickr.

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April 10, 2008

Snowed on.

Here is a good example of this morning’s snowfall as seen from our front porch. Note that our snow shovel and corn broom are still at the ready beside the garage. You don’t put shovels or snow tires away until late May in Calgary. It ended up snowing another three hours after I snapped this. … Read the rest of this item

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March 18, 2008

South by ride.

A semi-sedate bubble sedan, donkin’ it in a parking lot near the Austin Conference Center.

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May 16, 2006

Flickr goes gamma.

Never mind that previous post about the languishing state of beta that Flickr has been occupying for gosh knows how long. They’ve just gone gamma with a hatload of snappy new navigation, organization, search, and buddy-related functionality. I’d blather more about all the changes, but I must go click and play …

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May 12, 2006

It doesn’t get much beta than this.

I’ve been tossing my pixels at Flickr for nearly a year and half, and aside from a few post-Yahoo! growing pains, the system seems solid. One question has popped into head on several occasions, as I’m sure it has for other Flickrpeeps … when the heck will Flickr ever come out from under the beta … Read the rest of this item

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May 1, 2006

Flickr founders find some time.

Are they the only folks who made Flickr what it is today? No. But they’re arguably the most important pair of webheads behind it. Time Magazine took note of the influence that Flickr has had on self-publishing, the nearly-ubiquitous functionality of tag clouds, and being able to harness the energy behind a visual, creative community. … Read the rest of this item

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March 31, 2006

Urban markup language.

A couple of years ago, Erik Davis wrote a short blurb for Wired Magazine on industrial street tagging, or as he dubbed it, Urban Markup Language. A vague recollection of that article popped into my head after reviewing a recent series of images I had posted to Flickr. I realized that I was consciously (or … Read the rest of this item

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February 9, 2006

One stop shopping.

Calgary seems to be a popular place to shop for visual content companies. One 800-pound gorilla in particular has loaded up his cart once again. If you haven’t already connected the dots, Getty Images bought iStockPhoto.com (and some apparently intangible assets) for fifty million smackers. Holy mother of crap. After the initial fuzz of bewilderment … Read the rest of this item

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January 26, 2006

A little bit awkward.

A wonderfully succinct (and accurate) story about the complexity, nostalgia, and joy of using a Newton by Marcus Hammerschmitt.

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