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Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Street Slide: Browsing Street Level Imagery
Systems such as Google Street View and Bing Maps Streetside enable users to virtually visit cities by navigating between immersive 360° panoramas, or bubbles. The discrete moves from bubble to bubble enabled in these systems do not provide a good visual sense of a larger aggregate such as a whole [...]

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Bread.Butter.Cheese. | Your Neighborhood Grilled Cheese Dealer | New York City | NYC | Service
You’ll get a text back with a delivery time—like any good dealer, he operates around the clock—and then, a normal-looking guy will approach cautiously. You’ll give him the nod and hand over a small quantity of unmarked bills. He will pass [...]

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Sen Al Franken: Tonight I want to tell u that I believe that net neutrality is the first amendment issue of our time
(tags: politics privacy internet freedom future law media)

foot patrol by wilson brothers x brinkworth
(tags: retail experiential marketing design instore experience shopping)

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HACKING_Couture: Codes
Hacking Couture's ongoing research and documentation focuses on the documentation of the design code of established identities in order to derive new and evolving fashion aesthetics, serving also as a platform for
self-expression and nest for new ideas.

New legislation could hit New York's growing apartment holiday let market | Travel | guardian.co.uk
If you like the [...]

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Invert me out in Montreal
Artists Emmanuel Galland and François Lalumière have collaborated on an amusing project at Articule, an avant-garde, artist-run gallery featuring contemporary work. Invert me out is fun and playful.The window of the gallery is an exact replica of the paint store next door. The signage is meticulously the same, but backwards! Like [...]

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How Semantic Clustering Helps Analyze Consumer Attitudes - Research - Harvard Business Review
While it's still developing, this kind of analysis already shows its value in areas like branding and elucidating attitudes towards brands. Brands have tended to limit their use of web sources to simple sentiment measures, i.e. are people becoming more or less positive [...]

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A PBR beer costs 44$ in China. What's different? The ads, the bottle, the symbols. But not the beer. Viva marketing!
In fact, with Pabst, I just made the first specialty beer in Mainland China. There’s almost no ale in China: I had to smuggle the yeast into the country. I formulated a special high-gravity ale [...]

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Moscow Journal - Above the Crowds, but Not Above Lawbreaking - NYTimes.com
“This is what roofers are looking for,” he said.
His name is Dmitri Yermakov, 18, and he is part of a youth subculture that has taken shape around this low-slung city. Its adherents are called roofers, and they delight in gaining access to Moscow’s buildings [...]

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Experience Interactive Time Travel With Future Cinema - PSFK
As specialists in wowing London audiences with unique live interpretations of films like Ghostbusters and Alien, the theatrical event producers behind Future Cinema are launching in Brooklyn tonight with a screening of Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 iconic film, Blow-Up. Future Cinema (founders of the acclaimed Secret Cinema) [...]

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Who Wants Prosciutto Ice Cream?
Because I like ice cream so much, a profile of Jake Godby's Humphry Slocombe

Swedish street artist uses brick walls and duct tape as a medium for Morse code messages
(tags: street art graffiti sweden interesting creativity media)