Google Poetics is born from viewing Google autocomplete suggestions as poems. Google’s algorithm offers searches after just a few keystrokes when typing in the search box, in an attempt to predict what the user wants to type. The combination of these suggestions can be funny, absurd, dadaistic – and sometimes even deeply moving.
The upcoming issue of MC Magazine, part of Amsterdam’s cultural hub MC, gets a pretty freaky cover. Ferry from studio UNDOG decided to make it as personal as possible by adding his own blood within the typo. For the end result we have to wait a bit more, but you can see the making off after the beep.
The talented people of Booreiland have written and designed a new book called ‘Meta Products’. It talks about this phenomenon and presents Network Focused Design as a design approach, to create successful solutions for our connected world. I’m intrigued by Booreiland’s thoughtful approach and elegant graphics.
John Hegarty is a man who doesn’t need an introduction on this blog. Simply the fact that this legend published a book should make you click on the link below and buy the book. It’s one of the most clever things I’ve done this month. And if you’re in Amsterdam on the 14th of November, don’t skip the book presentation at Hotel V.
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