Shared Backyard Design Presentation: An Example of Fresh Design Ideas In Northampton

The Whoo Space on Market St, has been host to a variety of community events, from an art exhibit of handmade books to campaign headquarters for Arnold Levinson in this years past Ward 3 Special Election. This past Tuesday was no different when University of Massachusetts’s Permaculture Program, in conjunction with Creative Community Collective, and a […]

12-Year-Old App Developer

Here’s a fun bit of news: The Philippine Star ran an article on November 15, 2010 about a 12 year old Indonesian boy, Fahma Waluya Rosmansyah, who programs in his spare time. His platform of choice? Adobe Flash for use on cell phones. The applications he has made thus far are impressive. Fahma’s games are […]

Personal Heroes: Douglas Rushkoff

This week we are blogging about our personal heroes. Who’s yours? by: Jason Who: Douglas Rushkoff Occupation: Media theorist Most notable accomplishments: Coined the terms “viral media”, “digital native”, and “social currency” Prizes & recognitions: Rushkoff Serves on the Board of Directors of the Media Ecology Association, The Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, and is a founding member […]

Great Pioneer Valley computer repair

We’re very keen on supporting local business here in Pioneer Valley. Personally, I feel even keener when a great person is part of the matter. Kiernan is an amazing guy, and has a great array of glowing recommendations in LinkedIn for his work repairing, upgrading, recovering, training (and more) with Green Earth Computers.  (The facebook […]

Rhymes With Orange turns fifteen!

Congratulations, Hil! After a whopping 5,475 strips, Rhymes With Orange has reached the admirable 15-year landmark.  How was the event celebrated? There are a few ways.  Here’s just one: The second way I’m celebrating the 15th birthday is to display the strips larger on the website. And by the way, the strips now go back […]

Green your eats!

Here’s a good idea: let’s support healthy food systems. The project, “Movable Feast,” involves the artistic transformation of a typical mobile food service trailer into an advocacy tool for healthy eating, local food production and sustainable living in Western Massachusetts. In the Fall of 2010, traveling to multiple sites in Western Massachusetts (particularly in disenfranchised […]

Celebrating Sketchy Inspiration

Dr. Sketchy’s first event in Northampton was a great success, thanks to many great talents including Skytemple friends Miss Lydia Debauch and Miss Flora Finch. The scorching heat and cool refreshments made the perfect combination for a surf-rock soirée resplendent with the steamy figuring of figures and the sublime sketching of sketches. Bravo to all. […]

Hollywood Wasteland approaches…

A robot sent to the present to save the future. Her mission… Protect Jeff Collins, the savior of humanity, from the forces of evil and his roommates. A sexy robot babe? Forces of evil? …and roommates? This comedy looks incredibly promising, and it’s a cool web series, just like Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, or The […]