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Active Design Podcast Episode 010: Will Marshall

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Active Design, Music, Technology | 0 comments

Active Design Podcast Episode 010: Will Marshall

http://media.blubrry.com/the_inevitable/p/pcast.andrewpmayer.com/Podcasts/ActiveDesign010-Will_Marshall.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I’m back with an interview with breaks DJ and music producer WIll Marshall. You can find his digital home at www.willmarshall.me We get into the deeper aspects of music and technical production, discussing marketing, performing, coding, music, and more! http://pcast.andrewpmayer.com/Podcasts/ActiveDesign010-Will_Marshall.mp3 [audio:...

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Information Still Wants to be Free

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Data, Featured, Featured Articles, Newsletter, Technology, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Information Still Wants to be Free

If you’ve never seen the Twilight Zone, I’m about to spoil a 50 year old episode of it for you. The name of the episode is called “To Serve Man” and you can watch it here. Ready for the spoiler? At the end we discover that the book the supposedly friendly aliens have given us is not a peace proposal called “To Serve Man”, but actually a cookbook by the same name. Words, it turns out, often do not mean what it is that they appear to mean at first glance. I first heard the phrase “Information wants to be free!” on the Well back in the late 80s....

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Active Design Podcast Episode 009: Ken Levine Part 2

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Active Design, Media, Narrative, Technology, Video Games | 3 comments

Active Design Podcast Episode 009: Ken Levine Part 2

http://media.blubrry.com/the_inevitable/p/pcast.andrewpmayer.com/Podcasts/ActiveDesign009-KenLevine.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS We’re back with the second half of my interview with Ken Levine. This week we go deep and discuss the relationship between interactive media and storytelling by way of games, movies, books, and every other media we can think of. Warning: BIOSHOCK SPOILERS in the back half. [audio http://pcast.andrewpmayer.com/Podcasts/ActiveDesign009-KenLevine.mp3 ]     SHOW NOTES INTRO 1:45 Games are getting more...

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The Active Design Podcast 002—Jason Bice

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Active Design Test, Featured, Featured Articles, Mobile, Technology | 0 comments

The Active Design Podcast 002—Jason Bice

  Episode 2 has arrived! This week we’re speaking with naming expert Jason Bice as he lets us in on the naming secrets behind some of the biggest mobile devices! [display_podcast] Show Notes: Active Design Podcast Episode 002 Jason Bice Interview 3:20 The Razr It’s hard to overestimate the impact that this phone had. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_Razr Chocolate http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LG_Chocolate_(VX8500) 12:40 Landor http://landor.com/ 19:30 The Samsung Galaxy Note http://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/galaxynote/note2/index.html?type=find 27:40...

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