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| Freedomsponsors Blog Hacking the Streetscape at the Urban Prototyping Festival | Wired Design Families play on "Clip and Slide" at the San Francisco Urban Prototyping Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. George Zisiadis shows off the Pulse of the City, which plays a song matched with the user's unique pulse. Rick and 7-year-old Ben Johnson try I Just Wanna Hold Your Hand, which creates visualizations from currents run through hand-holders. Chad and 20-month-old Summer Christensen stand in front of the INSTANT (play)GROUND project at the San Francisco Urban Prototyping Festival on Oct. 20, 2012. Festival-goers sit at the SharedCinema, a public video jukebox that activates urban spaces for pedestrians.Blue and Una Lysakowski play with parasols from INSTANT (play)GROUND. Inside Pulse of the City. The Fruit Fence, a web-enabled planting structure tailored for fences in a public space.Blue and Una Lysakowski, each 3 years old, make their way down Clip + Slide.Guillermo Virgen prepares an Urban Parasol. And the projects need help being assimilated into civic use. The Clip + Slide.

A Collective Memory of Childhood Launch event on 28 July 2012, 2-5pm, at Furtherfield Gallery Then open 9am - 7pm daily Artist and composer Michael Szpakowski has worked with local children and their families to create a generative sound sculpture that invokes the collective memory of childhood, drawing on the memories of Haringey residents from all over the world. Through a series of celebratory events at Coleridge Primary School and Furtherfield Gallery, Michael gathered field recordings of children’s' rhymes: playground, skipping, clapping and those of other games from three generations of local residents, in every language that is spoken locally. The resulting immersive soundscape, with fragments of children’s rhymes spoken by many generations changes constantly and kaleidoscopically, draws on the texts and music in endless variations will be audible during opening hours in the area around the gallery and spill over into the adventure playground from July to September 2012. About the Artist This project is supported by

Edency, crowdsourcing éditorial Online Dictionary Personal Funding What Is Gittip? Gittip is a way to give small weekly cash gifts to people you love and are inspired by. Gifts are weekly. The intention is for people to depend on money received through Gittip in order to pay their bills, and bills are recurring. Gifts come with no strings attached. You don't know exactly where your gifts come from, and the maximum gift from one person to another is $100 per week. Gifts are public. Give by answering Who inspires you? Details Gifts are distributed every Thursday. For example, let's say that you have $2.00 in your account, and you are set up to give $1.00 each to 20 people. $ 1.00 x 20 people $20.00 total gittips -$ 2.00 current balance $18.00 amount needed +$ 0.30 fee $18.30 / .971 fee $18.85 amount to charge -$18.00 $ 0.85 total fee Participants in the U.S. can connect a bank account to have funds deposited weekly.

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WHO project description (2009) | New Media Concepts for the Third Sector 2009 Teachers and coordinators: Teemu Leinonen, Mari Tikkanen ( ) and visitors Description: Social media tools and services are revolutionizing how we communicate and work together. The private sector has already begun adopting these new ideas and techniques, however, the same transformation has yet to take place among the international development sector, particularly within the United Nations. The possibilities these tools provide for new, better ways for global agencies to collaborate, communicate and work in a field environment are immense, yet they have not been explored. The urgent need for innovative design thinking and creative, yet practical and feasible solutions and services, is great. The study project will last 15 weeks, starting January 1 6 th and ending May 4th in a session presenting the concept and prototypes made. Assessment criteria: Students are expected to attend at least 80% of class meetings and participate actively in the discussion/process. Today's Tomorrow My bag choice for mirror-less cameras, or small DSLR kit (24-70mm and 50mm) has been the Think Tank Retrospective 5 since 2011. Small bag, really comfortable to wear, a big fan. Think Tank recently announced the new Urban Approach series and it got my attention… Will this replace my beloved Retro 5? For my shooting style here’s my take on the two… PROS:-A more refined design… Less things I don’t need/use…. Like the small top flaps and mini interior side pockets of the RETRO 5. CONS:-I’m so use to the RETRO 5 that it feels like a second skin, The URBAN 5 feels little stiff in comparison. PROS:-Soft canvas style fabric-Slightly bigger then the URBAN 5-Great strap-After 4+ years of use it still looks and functions great. CONS:-Some complain about the accessories storage being on the inside but that never really bothered me.

[Gimp-developer] 3 months of Flattr, a summary From: Michael Schumacher <schumaml gmx de>To: gimp-developer-list gnome org, gimp-user-list gnome orgSubject: [Gimp-developer] 3 months of Flattr, a summaryDate: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 01:27:27 +0200 Moin, three months ago, on 2012-07-16, the Flattr button on went public. Its corresponding Flattr thing had already existed a little while longer (since the beginning of June) to cater to a specific donation request. We didn't expect much of a revenue. We were wrong. In July, 76 clicks turned into EUR 56,40. These amounts are quite a lot more than expected. To put them into relation to our planned expenses, I looked up plane ticket prices from Germany to Madrid - the location for Libre Graphics Meeting 2013, - and found them to be in the 170-200 Euros price range. There are 111 Flattrs for October, so far. Our experience with Flattr has been an overall success so far. -- Regards, Michael

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