• Maps, Books, Spimes, Paper: Post-Digital Media Design at SXSW
    Ten days ago, at South by South-West Interactive in Austin, Texas, I took part in a panel discussion entitled Maps, Books, Spimes, Paper: Post-Digital Media Design (#mbsp). It was good. One peculiarity of SXSW is that the panels are picked months in advance, long before the participants have come together to actually discuss what they’ll […]
  • Post SXSW (Peak Awesomeness)
    I’m at Austin airport, about to leave Texas after five days at SXSW Interactive. Yesterday, I spoke on a panel about the post-digital world. I did the books bit. It was a lot of fun, and I’m very grateful to my co-panellists Chris Heathcote, Mike Migurski of Stamen, Ben Terrett of Newspaper Club, and our […]
  • SXSW 2010: Fieldnotes
    So, I’m off to the SXSW Interactive festival in a couple of days, where I’ll be going to lots of talks, meeting people, and appearing on a panel. You should come to that if you’re around on Tuesday. It should be fun. The panel’s about post-digital design, or what we could and should be thinking […]
  • SXSW 2010 Schedule in XML Format
    For reasons that will become clear in a bit, I am currently wrangling various bits of SXSW-related data into different media. I couldn’t find the schedule in a useful form anywhere, although it is probably out there somewhere, so for anyone who might also find it useful, here is the complete Interactive schedule in XML: […]
  • SxSW: An open consultancy offer
    In March, I’m going to South By Southwest, the Austin, Texas-based megafestival encompassing film, music, and all things digital. I’m talking on a panel put together by Chris Heathcote about post-digital design, and why the future isn’t just on screens, alongside Aaron Straup Cope and Michal Migurski of Stamen, and Ben Terrett and Russell Davies […]
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