today’s links

Upside-Down-Ternet ‘…My neighbours are stealing my wireless internet access. I could encrypt it or alternately I could have fun…’ Spam Architecture ‘…The images from the Spam Architecture series are generated by a computer program that accepts as input, junk email. Various patterns, keywords and rhythms found in the text are translated into three-dimensional modeling gestures…’ …


We have a handful of members after day 1. I should point out that one of the most interesting features of the group is the page containing the group zeitgeist.


LibraryThing continues to impress. Book groups can now be set up on the site, so as you might expect I’ve leapt in and started one for the architecturally interested. The paint is barely dry on the walls but come and help me build it into something useful:

today’s links

Deliwin – A bookmark manager client ‘…a bookmark manager client, it will store all your bookmarks in the system bar so you can easily access to it by selecting the tag and then the link…’ (taken from my linklog, broadcast using deloxom)

the kids are alright

In respectful silence we shuffle around the room. Lips tightly sealed, chins being stroked pensively; nobody daring to appear unaware of the importance of the artefacts on the walls and floor. We’re monks in a monastery of modernism. Spectacles, testicles, wallet, watch. Chattering as she goes, my three year old daughter rattles across the floor …

serpentine pavilion hacking

The most successful bit of the Serpentine Pavilion: movable chunks of foam Related Entry: The Kids Are Alright

today’s links

O’Reilly Network — What Is a Wiki (and How to Use One for Your Projects) ‘…We loved using the wiki as a provisional, shared, short-term memory – an ideal note taking device which allowed us to explore the ideas and information in Mind Hacks without getting bogged down by it all…’ TiddlyWiki – a reusable …

urban embroidery

Note to self: Must find a way to involve these guys in my next community consultation project… This week we’ve been running a 5 day workshop with a class of 30 nine year olds in Year 4 at the Jenny Hammond Primary School with our friend and collaborator Loren Chasse. The workshop focused on ‘everyday …