I was a human pixel

I had the chance some days ago to participate in this historical re-enactment of the computer game Pacman, first released 1980 in Japan. It is the fifth in a series of video-game reincarnations by Swiss artist-designer Guillaume Reymond (after Pong, Space Invaders, Tetris…), filmed in stop-motion animation and using human live actors in the place…

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WordPress 3 custom post types

Working on a new cool website assignment, and studying the implementation of custom post types in WordPress 3. Some links I’m collecting here for future reference: http://codex.wordpress.org/Custom_Post_Types http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_post_type http://cogdogblog.com/2010/05/28/wordpress-3-pt1/ http://cogdogblog.com/2010/06/06/put-on-your-hazmat-suits/ http://kovshenin.com/archives/custom-post-types-in-wordpress-3-0/ To be continued…

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Interview on the Wiki-Sprint

Earlier this week I was interviewed by Juliana Brunello from the the Amsterdam-based Institute of Network Cultures (INC) about the Wiki-Sprint project. You can read it here: http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/cpov/2010/06/29/manuel-schmalstieg-and-the-wiki-sprint/ Since the beginning of 2010, the INC is running the Wikipedia Research initiative, a “philosophical, epistemological and theoretical investigation” into the inner workings of Wikipedia, materializing through…

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