Hello Everybody, I think this is the guy that Jesse Shapins co-taught his Media Archaeology class with at Harvard. He's showing his work at Union Docs. His name is Ernst Karel and he has produced things for German Radio! Go to the ...Read More

As I wrote to Shannon at the end of the year, pretty much all I do now is look for maps, look at maps, and dream about maps.  And so I will (if that's OK - maybe Shannon wants to ...Read More

First off, thanks to Shannon, Rory, and everyone in the class. I thought it was a valuable experiment in design-led research, and I was super impressed by how engaged and collaborative and supportive everyone was. In terms of my project evaluation, ...Read More

I would be remiss if I didn't send everybody off for the end of year hibernation without some good internet mapping fodder to keep them busy in between big meals, hot drinks, and bad television watching.  Here's hoping that some ...Read More

Despite my project's metamorphosis into something beyond (and better) what I originally imagined, I went to bed last night feeling like I still had details to add, things to change, ways to organize things differely.  Ultimately, this project has left ...Read More

After narrowing down my data set, I started to sketch out the social and material networks of specific zines based on the data -- not by geographic points, but by connections. As expected, I found that the zine titles that ...Read More

As I realize that we are approximately two weeks before our deadline, I still wanted to share with the class the four tools that I have been using to create my map. My number one tool is my very traditional notebook ...Read More

Two weeks ago (coincidentally, the same day I went on my paper route), I visited the New York Historical Society library to view several photo collections of newspaper boys in the early 1900's.  Luckily, I had blocked out my entire ...Read More

panoptICONS Utrecht 2010 I found this link, and it immediately reminded me of Hethre's original project, but with a considerable twist. Here, the project has turn sculpted birds into cameras to comment on the ubiquity of forms of surveillance. Have a ...Read More

I somehow managed to avoid taking a single clear picture. Sorry! [caption id="attachment_1075" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Pop-ups w/ photos, captions, data tied to both individual points and multiple points on the map"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1076" align="alignnone" width="225" caption="Above, representing signal strength at two times ...Read More