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Dancing the flip-flop
There’s a particular process I’m fascinated by, and I tell people about it all the time, but recently I realized I’d never actually written it down—so here you go.
art  digital  culture  abstraction  dance  designthinking  inspiration  physics 
january 2019 by garrettc
Designing digital services that are accountable, understood, and trusted
"I’m hoping to convince you that designing digital services that are understandable, accountable and trusted is now a commercial as well as a moral imperative, and that building an open society in the digital age is about more than open code.

And that, whether you like it or not, if you work in software or design in 2016 you also work in politics."
research  presentation  govuk  gds  society  digital 
april 2018 by garrettc
Wrap-up of LabPlus: GaaP tranche 1 (April – June 2017)
"One of the dangers is that if you see something better than what you have, and assume it to be sufficient, then you miss the opportunity to leapfrog, so there are some good opportunities there."
digital  government  video  youtube  presentation  services  servicedesign 
august 2017 by garrettc
How to create a borderless state. Lessons from Estonia.
"Around 17 years ago, Estonia set out to fundamentally rewrite how a government should deliver services and it’s now considered the most advanced digital government in the world. At the end of last year, four FutureGovers took a trip to Tallinn to learn more about its approach."
government  digital  economics  society  gds  estonia  europe  eu 
july 2017 by garrettc
Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse
More than 180,000 public domain items in the NYPL Digital Collection.
resource  digital  newyork  library 
january 2016 by garrettc
20 ways to digital transformation
Poster tailored towards Third Sector organisations to help them move to digital.
charity  business  digital 
june 2015 by garrettc
Pixieset
Client photo gallery for modern photographers.
business  photography  web  digital 
july 2014 by garrettc
Raiding Eternity
Memory in the digital age. Hauntingly beautiful piece of writing.
death  culture  data  digital  life  society  future  preservation  library  love 
july 2010 by garrettc
Datadecs
Xmas decorations based on stats from social media sites. Nifty.
data  digital  lifestream  xmas  artwork 
january 2010 by garrettc
Digital Photography Tutorials
Fantastic resource on all aspects of digital photography.
photography  tutorial  digital  howto  reference 
july 2009 by garrettc
Digital Foundations - Intro to Media Design
Creative commons licensed book teaching the principles of design.
design  tutorial  learning  digital  education  creativecommons  adobe 
march 2009 by garrettc
Focus and Recompose Exposed
James Duncan Davidson explains how the focus and recompose technique can sometimes lead to out of focus shots. Damn, I use this quite a lot.
advice  camera  digital  dof  tutorial  photography  photo  howto  technique  tips 
october 2008 by garrettc
Portable Social Networks, The Building Blocks Of A Social Web
"...the concept of a user profile can be untethered from proprietary data stores and become an interchangeable part of the Web as HTML itself. "
article  collaboration  community  digital  findability  network  microformats  social  xfn  openid  socialnetworking  socialsoftware 
july 2008 by garrettc
A Rookie Guide to Digital SLR Cameras
A nice primer by Mike Davidson on stepping up from a point'n'shoot to an DSLR and the things you should know.
camera  digital  guide  howto  photography  reference  dslr  tips 
january 2008 by garrettc
Canon EOS Beginners' FAQ
As a recent purchaser of a 400d this could be quite useful.
camera  digital  documentation  ebook  faq  guide  howto  learning  photography  reference 
january 2008 by garrettc
SpillSomePaint.com
Websites with text and images removed. Abstract designs are the result
art  design  digital  interesting  colour 
november 2007 by garrettc
Web based vectorisation tool for bitmap graphics.
Now this is impressive. Better than Illustrator in fact.
design  graphics  vector  images  software  art  digital  tools 
november 2007 by garrettc
Khoi Vinh's "Control"
Khoi Vinh's presentation on why interactive is so different to print. Recommended for anyone in web development.
design  digital  inspiration  media  presentation  slideshow  webdevelopment 
october 2007 by garrettc
Understanding Histograms
"In this article we will look at what a camera histogram tells the photographer and how best to utilize that information."
camera  digital  education  guide  howto  lessons  photography  reference  histogram  technique  tips 
march 2007 by garrettc
ZUGAKOUSAKU
Stunning Quartz Composer screensavers for Mac OS X
animation  art  design  desktop  downloads  digital  inspiration  mac  osx  quicktime  video  quartz  screensaver  visualisation 
march 2007 by garrettc
How big can you print from your digital images?
Very useful chart by the peeps over at Design215 that shows you just how many megapixels you need to print out different sizes at 300dpi.
advice  camera  chart  design  digital  graphics  guide  photography  pixel  print  reference  useful  tips  tools 
october 2006 by garrettc
distellamap
Art from Atari 2600 cartridges. I want one of these for my wall.
art  code  data  digital  gallery  graphics  history  images  visualisation  visual  programming  software  technology  atari  game  computer 
september 2006 by garrettc
Fixing Haze in Digital Photos
How to use the unsharp mask in photoshop or gimp to rescue hazy pictures
art  camera  digital  editing  graphics  howto  photography  photoshop  software  useful  photo  tutorial  tips 
september 2006 by garrettc
A Gradient Tutorial
Nice little tutorial from the 9rules network on how to avoid washed out gradients.
art  buttons  colour  design  development  digital  graphics  guide  howto  photoshop  resource  style  tutorial  gradient  images  tips  tricks 
september 2006 by garrettc
I/O Brush
I remember seeing this a little while ago and forgot to save the link. Very very cool, the world as a palette.
art  camera  cool  design  digital  drawing  education  entertainment  fun  gadget  graphics  hci  ideas  inspiration  interaction  interesting  interface  media  multimedia  painting  projects  research  scanner  science  software  mit  video  visual  visualisation  textures  technology  userinterface  computer  colour  tools  hacks 
august 2006 by garrettc
Creating stencils from colour pictures
How to convert a colour photo to a single layered stencil with Photoshop. Handy.
art  bw  colour  cool  craft  design  digital  drawing  graphics  guide  howto  images  photography  reference  resource  software  teaching  useful  stencil  photoshop  tips  tools  tricks 
may 2006 by garrettc
Depth of Field Calculator MacOS X Widget
Finally I might be able to get my head round all this DOF stuff
digital  mac  photo  photography  software  technique  tools 
november 2005 by garrettc
Digital Black and White
How to shoot balck and white with a digital camera
digital  photography  photo  howto  photoshop  colour  bw  technique 
august 2005 by garrettc
Basic Photography Concepts
An article on how cameras take pictures. Good for film and digital.
photography  photo  digital  film  iso  camera  reference  howto  craft  skills  technique 
july 2005 by garrettc
Polaroid-o-nizer
Poloroid frame an image. There's something about poloroids, that white frame.
art  cool  digital  free  fun  gallery  geek  graphics  layout  media  photo  photography  toys  hacks 
june 2005 by garrettc
Glenn Feron - The Art of Retouching
Glenn Feron, photo retoucher, shows us some examples. A telling reminder of how many of the images we see today have been manipulated.
model  photo  digital  retouching  editing 
april 2005 by garrettc

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