Do you remember the early days of the Worldwide Web? I remember hearing about it and imagining a huge spiderweb that somehow connected the entire earth. Now, a generation that has grown up with the web as a staple of modern life can go back to the very beginning. In honour of CERN’s 20th anniversary [...]
Sad Stuff on the Street is a collection of pictures, submitted by readers around the world, of lost objects on the road, including deflated balloons and discarded shoes. I find the poor Ken doll that has been ripped limb from limb particularly poignant.
Tom Eslinger spearheads Saatchi and Saatchi’s fast-growing worldwide interactive capability. Those are Eslinger’s own words from his website. I don’t really know what exactly he spearheads, but that’s not nearly as important as his weekly Top Ten. Eslinger makes a Top Ten list every week of the latest and greatest around the web. But his [...]
Need something done? From finding someone to pretend to be your girlfriend to picking relos up from the airport, AirTasker will find you the person for the job. This innovative new start-up is like an eBay for odd jobs, pairing those with spare time and a desire for extra cash with people who have jobs to do: from the mundane to the simply odd. I love it.
By Craig Thomas in Cool Websites on Wednesday 3 August 2011
Someplace Something is a new contemporary photography blog that showcases emerging and established artists side by side. The site provides an easily digested snapshot of some of the best artists working in photography from across the world.
The Wilderness Downtown is an amazing interactive web film by Chris Milk and some guys over at Google. Taking your hometown, it incorporates Google Earth and Google Street view into a unique visual experience that literally comes alive with melody and feeling. It utilizes motion within the Google Chrome browser to create a sort of [...]