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Cool Runnings and the Demise Of the Middle Ground

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of July 10th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.


Cool Runnings: How a scholar of Iceland’s Presidency swiftly became its Presidential front-runner.

The Attention Economy And The Demise Of The Middle Ground: The focus on cost-per-impression creates a political discourse that draws its inspiration increasingly from the world of clickbait.

Fatal Force: A Washington Post investigation of people shot and killed by police in 2016.

The History Of The URL: How the domain, protocol, and port got the way it is.


Wikkel House: A sustainably built, customizable cardboard-based house that was designed to last for up to 100 years.

IntelligentX : A company that produces the world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence, which improves itself from customer feedback.

Browsing History : We live in times when understanding your browse behaviors and search patterns is becoming crucial in cognitivism process.


Uncertain Media: Part of a series of online works by Tom Joyes proposing alternative critical ways of consuming digital content in an uncertain society.

My Text In Your Handwriting: An algorithm that renders a desired input string in an author’s handwriting. An annotated sample of the author’s handwriting is required; the system is flexible enough that historical documents can usually be used with only a little extra effort.

Spicule: An album released as a Pi Zero with high quality DAC in custom case, allowing the tracks to be remixed and reworked using the TidalCycles live coding environment.

Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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