Just like Nick, John Willshire has put his slides together with the audio from his gobsmackingly good dConstruct presentation on metadesign.
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
History with a sprinkling of Photoshopped fiction.
Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
Two lawyers attempt to answer the legal questions raised by the fictional conceits of superheroes. What is Superman’s immigration status? Who foots the bill when a hero damages property while fighting a villain? What happens legally when a character comes back from the dead?
Saturday, April 29th, 2006
How to Be a Web Design Underwear Pervert
As noted by Cory Doctorow, Marvel and DC have filed for a joint trademark on the word “superhero”.
Meanwhile, over in Reykjavik, Andy Clarke has just finished a reprise performance of his hit presentation from South by SouthWest (where he shared the stage with Andy Budd). The presentation is entitled “How to Be a Web Design Superhero”.
Fortunately, Cory has a solution:
Here’s a proposal: from now on, let’s never use the term “super-hero” to describe a Marvel character. Let’s call them “underwear perverts” — as Warren Ellis is wont to — or vigilantes, or mutants.