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Vuk Trifkovic

Three Links & Saltimporten

CW42'14

I - "Aerial Bold - the typeface of the Earth"

Typography is all around, just we can't always see it.

Benedikt and Joey have a plan to scan satellite imagery and OpenStreetMap to discover letterforms '"written" into the topology of buildings, roads, rivers, trees, and lakes'.

A bit like "The Big Letter . . .

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October 19, 2014

Three links & ciggie-pack footy kits

CW41'14

I - "While the world is discussing what to do with IS, Kurdish women are doing it"

At the start of the week I thought the link will be about a set of photo portraits of YPJ members and about how Marie Claire (of all places) framed the issue.

By the end of the week, I guess the story got bigger. Whatever happens at Kobane, whatever . . .

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October 11, 2014

Why do we keep falling for "perfectly executing the wrong plan"?

Tomer Sharon at Wooga

UX talks are not rare these days in Berlin. Most are fairly forgettable. I'm glad I have not missed Tomer Sharon session organised by überproduct and Wooga.

As far as I could see, the deck presented was the same as the one from Google I/O 2014.

Lean, user research, yadda, yadda

The delivery was predictably slick. The ground covered . . .

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October 09, 2014

Three links & an Arduino Project

CW40'14

I - Prototyping primer by Wildcard

Everyone is after good Prototyping tools. I've been big fan of Marvel since it was simple, straight out of Haggerston and since the founder is always quick to reach out on Twitter.

Card-tastic crew at Wildcard have much more experience and have shared it in a recent Smashing Magazine post.

TL;DR:

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October 03, 2014

Three Links & a Sketch

CW 39'14

I - DDR Design acknowledged

Karl Claus Dietel, design star of DDR, joined Joop and Spiekermann as a laureate of Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.

You might remember him from Wartburg 353 or Erika typewriter.

Don't forget, Dessau stayed in the East and Dietel studied at local Kunsthochschule Weissensee, just like Libeskind, . . .

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September 26, 2014

GeoMonday4: Geo & IoT

A long way to go...

A year without a geo-event in Berlin, that's not just on, is it? The last Geomonday was almost a year ago. Until yesterday, that is.

Jan and the team put together another event with focus on the overlap between Internet of Things (IoT) and Geo.

Geo and IoT: better together, but how?

Fascinating topic. IoT brings objects embedded in a real . . .

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September 23, 2014

Three Links & a Recipe

CW 38'14

I The Best Dish Is the One You Didn’t Order

James Lowe, head of Lyle's on the beauty of fixed menu and the question of discovery in food.

Of course, applicable for many discovery issues, particularly in differentiated, scarce items.

When you’ve just got one set menu, everything you send out to people is the best you’ve got in the . . .

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September 22, 2014

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