Archive for May, 2007

Fred Murrell sent me this link to a recent presentation at the TED conference. The presenter, Blaise Aguera y Arcas (genius), has developed a remarkable technology (acquired last year by Microsoft) that interconnects geospacial data and imagery, and allows them to be superimposed over one another without concern for the size of the files. In [...]

This afternoon, I was down at PlatteForum – the current installation, by one of Denver’s most original creative thinkers, Michael Ensminger, is really great fun. A city of buildings, some ten feet tall, built out of lincoln logs. A miniature trip through the Chicago loop, but with a global range of styles (as long as [...]

This Saturday afternoon at 5:00pm the city is Denver will suffer an invasion. A small invasion, but one that should be watched closely for clues as to the future of our culture, our families, our very lives. This Saturday the Inactivists launch their third release, “The Dreaded Concept Album.” The makeup of the band should [...]

I was talking to a couple of writer friends the other day, and they asked me about the value of blogging, and more specifically the value of blogging for writers. I mentioned that there had been an article on the subject on the visual thesaurus website. It turns out that neither of my two writer [...]


I am the principal of Twine Studios - - a user experience research, strategy, and design firm for organizations looking to transform how they engage their audience through rapid, iterative, people-centered approaches.

  • Lavelle Jo-Ann Nomdo: Hugh, on the topic of engagement, most policy-makers are too acutely aware of needing to engage with [...]
  • Lavelle Jo-Ann Nomdo: Hello Hugh How refreshing (even @ 2am south african time) to find another person who can honestly [...]
  • eddie laverty: Hi, I'd like to read the FORA paper, but the links are dead. Do you know of anywhere else I might b [...]
  • Mike: Hello and thank you for your article. I think this would be a perfect career path for me, but I don' [...]
  • Jon Steinar: You are talking about design...period. This article is just a pretencious verbal mastrubation. Sor [...]

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