Google : The Type Desk

Epic Google Docs Animation

Epic Google Docs Animation →

The idea of sitting through any Powerpoint/Keynote makes my eyes glaze over, but I must have watched this Google Doc presentation at least a dozen times.

Your copy/paste activities will be tracked →

“If you’re a publisher, you want to know what your readers are most interested in–that way you can better target editorial and keep readers coming back. Until now, most publishers have relied on tracking whole pages to discern their readers’ priorities. But a tool from a company called Tynt, based in San Francisco, is giving them even better insight–by showing them the specific content within each page that readers are passing on to others.”


Flight Path Visualizations by Aaron Koblin →

“This work was originally developed as a series of experiments for the project “Celestial Mechanics” by colleagues Scott Hessels and Gabriel Dunne at UCLA. FAA data was parsed and plotted using the Processing programming environment. The frames were composited with Adobe After Effects and/or Maya.” —Aaron Koblin, creator of this great work.

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries over 200 Years in 4 Minutes

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries over 200 Years in 4 Minutes →

Hans Rosling on BBC Four’s “The Joy of Stats”

Dead Sea Scrolls Hits Google

The Dead Sea Scrolls Hit Google →

The Dead Sea Scrolls Hit Google (via Fast Company)

Typekit Gets A Round →

San Francisco, Calif. — June 24, 2009 — Small Batch Inc. announced today that they have secured a round of equity funding from a group of investors led by San Francisco-based True Ventures. Small Batch is developing Typekit, a service enabling designers to build sites with web-native typography.