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Katie Paterson, Second Moon
"'Second Moon' tracks the cyclical journey of a small fragment of the moon as it circles the Earth, via air freight courier, on a man made commercial orbit." So good.
art  katiepaterson  orbits  moon  shipping 
july 2014 by infovore
Portfolios are silver, LIVE design is gold. | disambiguity
"Let’s own the work that goes live, understand and explain why it is as it is, and work on the skills we need to make sure more good design actually makes it over the line. Otherwise, what’s the point?" Yes.
design  shipping  leisareichelt  delivery 
may 2011 by infovore
scraplab — You’ve Either Shipped or You Haven’t
"You’ve either shipped, or you haven’t. You’ve either poured weeks, months or even years of your life into bringing a product or a service into the world, or you haven’t." ... "And the next time someone produces an antenna with a weak spot, or a sticky accelerator, you’re more likely to feel their pain, listen to their words and trust their actions than the braying media who have never shipped anything in their lives." Tom on the validity shipping gives you, about which he is very right.
shipping  making  antennas  stopcomplaining 
july 2010 by infovore
BBC NEWS | Business | The Box takes off on global journey
"The Box is an ambitious and unique year-long project for BBC News to tell the story of international trade and globalisation by tracking a standard shipping container around the world." Awesome. What's better is that it's a working container, which means it's not significantly contributing in a negative way to environmental damage any more than other containers. Could be interesting.
bbc  thebox  shipping  container  shippingcontainer 
september 2008 by infovore
Amazon Web Services Blog: Our Most Fulfilling Web Service Yet
"Merchants can store their own products to our fulfillment centers and then, using a simple web service interface, fulfill orders for the products. That’s right – make a web service call, ship a product to a customer!"
amazon  aws  webservice  shipping  fulfilment  delivery  api 
march 2008 by infovore
Real Empires Ship (Ftrain.com)
"The Romans knew all about productivity. Of course, their version of Getting Things Done would be one word: 'slaves.'"
writing  culture  product  humour  empire  shipping 
january 2007 by infovore

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