I attended a training session recently on how to organise your work and life based on David Allen’s GTD (Getting Things Done) methodology. The trainer covered how to define your own ‘contexts’ or tags – common identifiers for tasks based on type, geographical location, relationships with other people, timeliness and energy level. He then described how to implement this system in Outlook and OneNote. Thinking about how and where I work, and who with, I made the following tags:
RotoDoodle is a spirograph drawing app for iOS devices built by Jeffrey Farris. Here are my first results while playing with the app.
Photo © Peter Menzel 2012 / from The Human Face of Big Data The Human Face of Big Data is: “[…] a globally crowdsourced media project focusing on humanity’s new ability to collect, analyze, triangulate and visualize vast amounts of data in real time.” Crowdsourcing the data is done through a mobile app survey. You can download the app for Android and, as of last Thursday, iOS. Questions are grouped into topics on family, trust, sleep and dreams, sex and dating, demographics, and yourself.
I’ve been playing with the TiltShift Generator app by Art & Mobile. Creating the tiltshift effect, making real objects and places look like toy models, relies on changing the focus, blur and saturation. There’s an online version, desktop AIR alternative and iPhone app. Here are some images I’ve created so far (there are more on flickr).