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Alex Chousmith

Tips

Google’s Crisis Response Crisis Map

Yesterday was the first time I had ever experienced an earthquake while sitting in a movie theater (at least from what I can remember), and today was the first time I learned about Google's Crisis Response Crisis Map. Coincidence? Whether you want to track Earthquakes around the globe, watch out for Tropical Storm / future Hurricane Isaac, or any of the other items tracked by the GDACS - Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System - that is the place. Someone…
August 27, 2012
DesignDevelopmentTips

Don’t Fear the Internet

Great advice, and even greater resources for peoples interested in learning more about the mystical magic that is HTML and CSS. "Through short tutorial videos, you’ll learn how to take a basic wordpress blog and manipulate the css, html (and even some php!) to match your aesthetic." In super clean design and super straight forward tutorial videos. What more could you ask for? Well done, Jessica Hische and Russ Maschmeyer. Don't Fear the Internet.
July 18, 2012
Culture

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

I missed this one last week from Holiday Matinee, but I will certainly try to remember not to miss it this Thursday. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Jerry Seinfeld finally gets his show about Nothing. If Nothing is coffee being shared by comedians who happen to carpool to their coffee-serving destination, at least I always get the best advice with my car leasing with his show. Trailer after the jump... (more…)
July 17, 2012
CultureDesign

Sezio Brings Back the Golden Hill Street Fair

Am I allowed to take up some 937px of vertical blog post space with a rad poster? We'll see, I guess. Props to Sezio for bringing back the Golden Hill Street Fair, next week Sunday July 22nd. With a lineup of Family Wagon, Jeans Wilder, Little Deadman, The Tree Ring, Cuckoo Chaos, and The Donkeys on the top spot, this should be a good one. Poster designed by Dylan Ousley.
July 12, 2012