The latest Clearleft product will be like having an intensive set of discovery, collaboration, and exploration workshops in a box. Perfect for startups and other small businesses short on time or budget.
It starts in Spring but you can register your interest now.
A collaborative writing tool built by a dream team. I’ve been using it for a while now and it’s very nice indeed.
James’s notes from the most recent Hack Farm show that, even without a finished product, there were a lot of benefits.
Yet another fantastic citizen science project from Zooniverse: Whale.fm.
You can help marine researchers understand what whales are saying. Listen to the large sound and find the small one that matches it best.
This dovetails nicely with my recent post about the spirit of distributed collaboration. Here’s a great little bit of near-history spelunking from Paul, all about styling new HTML5 elements in pesky older versions of Internet Explorer.
An excellent design technique from Samantha that allows you to nail down a visual vocabulary without using something as wishy-washy as a mood board or as rigid as a fully-blown comp. Brilliant!
The style tile is not a literal translation of what the website is going to be, but a starting point for the designer and the client to have a conversation and establish a common visual language.
A nifty idea to help you people save on postage by clubbing together to make a single Amazon purchase.
Colly shows the results of his dConstruct workshop: great stuff!
An exercise in collaboration and perspective: let another designer touch your website while you touch theirs.
The companion website to Kevin Hoffman's IA Summit talk, this is a hugely valuable resource for an often-overlooked part of the design process: the kick-off meeting.
Ficlets is back ...as Ficly. Take that, AOL: this site is just too good to roll over and die.
An approach to releasing community-driven books that is more like software than traditional book publishing. Think versions instead of editions.
A film project about the power of mass collaboration, government and the internet.
Coworking is on the radar of mainstream media. This article even includes a mention of Brighton & Hove's very own The Werks.
Here's a fantastic collaboration with the Library of Congress. We are being asked to collectively tag historic pictures with no known copyright restrictions. Wonderful idea! Are you watching, British Library?
Reznor had stepped into a new kind of interactive fiction, one where players don't just passively consume the story.
Here's the in-depth lowdown on the CSS Eleven supergroup announced by Andy at Web Directions South last week.