Archive: December 27th, 2011

Predicting the Future of Computing - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com

An interactive timeline where we, the wise crowd, can add our predictions (although the timeline for the past, showing important technological breakthroughs, is bizarrely missing Cooke and Wheatsone’s telegraph).

São Paulo No Logo - a set on Flickr

Photographs showing the “before” and “after” of São Paulo’s astonishing Clean City act banning all outdoor advertising.

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Elite - Cobra Mk III

Rendered in canvas by the reverend Dan Catt. Now I really want to play Elite.

Buxton Collection

Bill Buxton’s collection of input devices going back thirty years.

What’s on the Menu? Help transcribe The New York Public Library’s historical menu collection

This is like Zooniverse’s Old Weather project, but for restaurant menus: help transcribe thousands of restaurant menus going back to the 1940s.