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Notes towards a practice of responsive comics
Here's the very talented Pablo Defendini -- developer, designer, artist, digital guy -- describing how "responsive" comics can be made using HTML and CSS that intelligently format themselves for a variety of devices, and addressing the writing and illustration challenges this gives rise to. He's not talking about "motion comics" -- he's talking about comics where the layouts and writing take into account a range of screen-sizes and aspect ratios.

Responsive design works for websites, why not for digital comic books?
Post  Comics  interactive  mobile  video  youtube  from google
january 2012 by nluken
Architecture in The Witness is more than a pretty placeholder
Developer Jonathan Blow's coming title, The Witness, blends a new brand of storytelling with what he hopes is immersive gameplay, founded largely on the environments that Blow and two teams of architects designed. In his most recent blog post, Blow describes the intense detail hidden within each building and feature in The Witness:

"The game is constructed so that the more you pay attention to tiny details during your travels, the more insight you will have to the central story, even though it may not be obvious at any given time what a particular detail has to do with that story," Blow writes.

This all leads to a much deeper, philosophical understanding of the game, and we assume life, love and religion as well -- not that Blow said that last bit, but these things do tend to happen with his games.Architecture in The Witness is more than a pretty placeholder originally appeared on Joystiq on Sun, 25 Dec 2011 15:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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architecture  ios  ipad  iphone  jonathan-blow  microsoft  mobile  pc  playstation  ps3  the-witness  xbox  from google
december 2011 by nluken
How to Turn Google Reader into a Customizable Read-It-Later Service [Reading]
You find a lot of interesting articles as you browse the web, but you don't always have time to read them right away. Read-it-later services like Instapaper and Read It Later both help solve that problem, but rather than signing up for yet another service, you can actually turn your Google Reader account into a personalized read-it-later archive. More »
Reading  Android  Customization  Feature  Google_Reader  instapaper  ios  Mobile  Read_it_Later  Top  Web_Browsing  from google
march 2011 by nluken

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