Tilburg Legend(s): what’s in an icon?

Making CommunitySense

This year’s Runner-Up Award was won by TilburgsAns , a unique initiative by Sander Neijnens and Ivo van Leeuwen, two local graphic designers who developed an open source “typeface for a sans serif city” of letters and icons. On icons. TilburgsAns unique city icons.

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Tilburg Legend(s): what’s in an icon?

Making CommunitySense

This year’s Runner-Up Award was won by TilburgsAns , a unique initiative by Sander Neijnens and Ivo van Leeuwen, two local graphic designers who developed an open source “typeface for a sans serif city” of letters and icons. On icons. TilburgsAns unique city icons.

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Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Shail Khiyara, Chief Marketing Officer, and Hutch Carpenter, VP of Product about the free ICON offering. Spigit has launched ICON as a free service to promote the use of mass crowdsourcing with the purpose of innovation and growth.

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Collecting Graphic Recording/Facilitation Icon Ideas

Nancy White

Graphic Recording and Facilitation Icon Ideas – Nancy White – Picasa Web Albums. Now there are a ton of sources out there for icons. But I realized I needed to PRACTICE and think about the process of drawing icons myself to better encourage that practice with colleagues. I preset this blog post in advance, as I’m on the road again… just when my greens are finally growing in the garden. Timing is everything.

RSS Extensions for Browsers & Social Media Dashboards

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

NEW: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/rss-icon-in-awesombar/ OLD: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/rss-icon/. RSS Extensions to Omnibox/URL box for Browsers (for my students). This is what you want in your browser right?

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Focus and Finish

Evolving Web

Where is that Illustrator icon? Be like Mark: Ignore Facebook. Today I have three things to do: write this blog post, format a follow up package for our classes in Iowa last week, and get my cleaning to the cleaners so I have clothes for New York next week. Oh, and get a ticket to New York.

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Building Our Drawing Confidence

Nancy White

I have been running more graphic facilitation workshops and everyone asks me how to draw icons. Icon drawing comes from both having both a visual vocabulary in one’s head/practice, and being able to draw with just a few strokes.

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The future of computer science -- in one hour

Endless Knots

I had the chance to listen to one of the icons of computer science recently. John Hopcroft, IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science at Cornell, gave a talk on future directions in theoretical computer science to. Research Science Technology

It Used to Be All ‘1’s and ‘0’s… Now It’s Social, Too

Green Chameleon

Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages In the simple old days, being a software developer meant simply writing some code and figuring out a way to sell it.

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Focus and Finish

Evolving Web

Where is that Illustrator icon? Be like Mark: Ignore Facebook. Today I have three things to do: write this blog post, format a follow up package for our classes in Iowa last week, and get my cleaning to the cleaners so I have clothes for New York next week. Oh, and get a ticket to New York.

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Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

You can expect to go away with icons, ideas and approaches for embedding visuals into your work – which you can use immediately, as well as ideas about how to hone your current practice.

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Rosviz18 Reflection part 1

Michelle Laurie

Everyone spent some time going through the materials and looking at different iconography ending off with a quickly paced ICON JAM!

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Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

Icon jam with the word feathers. I am inspired. Sometimes a workshop or meeting leaves me feeling better than when I walked in the room and this happened recently at PGviz18 in Prince George.

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Can we learn graphic recording in 4 hours and actually DO something? YES! Part 1

Full Circle Associates

Next we dug into specific skills of drawing people, icons, metaphors and ways to arrange images on one’s paper or note-pad. By now people were getting excited, so this is when we started playing with icons, particularly icons that relate to their work, world or context.

My App Gap Posts for August 2012

Portals and KM

Spigit Offers ICON as Free Service to Expand Crowdsourcing.   The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for August. There will be more in September. Moxie Provides Free Desktop Sync Capability with Moxie Spaces. Interview with Cisco’s Raj Gossain. eXo Expands its Cloud IDE Cloud-based Development Platform.

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One week until Graphic Facilitation Workshops

Michelle Laurie

What’s ahead…designing the agenda, practicing those icons, some back and forth with a woman I truly feel fortunate to work with , and a chance to meet and work with amazing people from across BC, AB and the USA. Good Morning People!

Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . When monitoring social media, don’t forget to monitor social media platforms (changes at Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc) as well as stuff specific to YOUR industry.

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Huddle Updated its iPhone App

Michael Sampson - Currents

Icons to show you which files are currently downloading, and downloaded - all these files are then available offline. Huddle released an update to its iPhone app , for working with colleagues and team members through the Huddle collaboration service. New features include: " * Support for offline commenting and document approvals (as well as tasks). Comments now automatically notify all of the contributors to a document: Creator, Editors, and anyone who's already commented.

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What’s your relationship to your circumstances?

Viv Mcwaters

Apart from the iconic ‘Impro’ by Keith Johnstone, Matt’s book, ‘Playfair’ was my first improv book. Hat tip to Johnnie Moore. I too have met Matt Weinstein at Improv conferences. He’s an amazing person and you should take a few minutes to watch this story of how he lost his life savings in America’s biggest fraudulent investment scheme. His response is true inspiration.

Allen Toussaint - Great American Composer and Much More

Portals and KM

Here is a recent blog post by Paul on Allen Toussaint: A Tribute To An Iconic Singer/Songwriter.

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Reflections on 3 days of graphic facilitation in Rossland, B.C, #rosviz

Michelle Laurie

In no particular order, here are a few of my gems: - People are amazingly creative when given space, tools and opportunities. - Learn a dozen icons to have in the back pocket – it’s worth the practice! - Facilitating with a partner can be a fantastic experience.

Volunteer project complete – what did I learn?

Michelle Laurie

Putting the icons/drawing onto a landscape or setting helps the ideas to not ‘sit in space’ Perfection isn’t needed though an artist can do amazing things to spruce up a sketch (i.e.

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Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

You can expect to go away with icons, ideas and approaches for embedding visuals into your work – which you can use immediately, as well as ideas about how to hone your current practice.

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Cool Things in Windows 7: Open Window Previews

Michael Sampson - Currents

you can "gather windows" by clicking on an application icon in the dock.

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Offline Access for Gmail, Calendar, and Docs

Michael Sampson - Currents

After you install the Gmail Offline app from the Chrome Web Store, you can continue using Gmail when you lose your connection by clicking the Gmail Offline icon on Chrome’s “new tab” page. ". Google announced the release of new offline capabilities for Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Docs : " Gmail offline will be available today, and offline for Google Calendar and Google Docs will be rolling out over the next week, starting today.

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Guest Post: Sylvia Currie’s Reflections on the RosViz Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Nancy White

Another useful practice session was the icon jam. It’s amazing to me how often I can think of the perfect icon while I’m listening, but the right image just won’t form in my brain. Nancy led us through a couple icon jams to tap into both sides of our brains.

Unleashing Joy Through Visual Facilitation – Part 4 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

The structure of the workshop is designed around modeling an interactive initial engagement visual activity, unleashing of drawing joy (“I CAN DRAW”), development of icon skills and wrapped up with another visual activity, this time focused on reflection and evaluation.

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People perspective and empowerment

Michelle Laurie

Some of the things we talked about and experimented with included: - Perspective. - People. - Build repertoire of icons. - Sense of motion (e.g. Rachael and Nadine using their entire body to draw arcs on the paper.

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Box SimpleShare: Seamless Integration Between Desktop and the Cloud

Michael Sampson - Currents

You can even drag files from your desktop to the SimpleShare icon to instantly send them to Box. ". Box announced SimpleShare , a desktop application for seamlessly sending files, images and screencasts to the cloud: " Today, the Box team is happy to introduce our newest desktop application, SimpleShare. Instead of taking a screenshot, saving it to your desktop, then uploading it to Box, Simple Share allows you to draw a region and instantly get a shared link to the image.

Information Hubs in SmartDraw 2012 - "Similar to Mind Maps"

Michael Sampson - Currents

You can group related items into logical hierarchies and mark them with easy-to-understand icons. ". SmartDraw added a way of creating information hubs in the 2012 release of its SmartDraw software: ".

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Vizualize me?

Michelle Laurie

Colour and icons. I just tested out a website that ‘visualizes’ your CV. It’s an interesting concept and I like some of the ways it portrays information. In other ways, I am not sure it does my experience justice. What I like is: Blocks of information. Maps to display information such as languages. Recommendations on the page. Links to Twitter, LinkedIn and Blog.

2011 109

TEN Great Bioteams Exercises for High-Performing Teams

The Bumble Bee

I have taken the symbol and adapted it and turned it on its side to be the icon for bioteams. Bioteams is a modern approach to teams, networks and communities who need to operate with high levels of agility and autonomy through different working practices and by exploiting the latest web2.0

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Volunteer project complete – what did I learn?

Michelle Laurie

Putting the icons/drawing onto a landscape or setting helps the ideas to not ‘sit in space’ Perfection isn’t needed though an artist can do amazing things to spruce up a sketch (i.e.

2014 130

Mix and Match: integration of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Show people on your starting page the othe r media where you have a presence You may use the icons as shown above. You can find the icons by searching on Google for “free social media icon set”. When you use social media, it may seem very chaotic and dispersed.

Applying Graphic Facilitation in New Contexts

Michelle Laurie

It was kind of like doing a repetitive icon jam and it was challenging to tie it together without a title or way to connect things.

The Providence Ceremony

How to Save the World

The circular dais is marked with icons at cardinal points and then at intermediate points dividing the dais into 128. The icons represent seasons, directions, times of day, totem creatures and other quaternities of the Tsilga‘ culture. photos above and images below from pixabay CC0.

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Peer Financing for Developers & Diaspora: A Glimpse to the Future of Work and Business

21st Century Organization

May 14 I attended the Peer Financing for Developers event organized by Embarkons Inc CEO Trevor Cornwell and hosted by law firm Cooley LLP in New York.

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Putting A Little Oomph Into 2009 (Update)

Collaborative Thinking

The Live Writer plug-in seemed to work fine but I never saw the gleam displayed in the upper left corner of the web page on my test post and failed to see it on most sites I visited where I expected the icon to appear. After playing with Oomph, I've have to put it aside and need to post some feedback on the discussion board. It installed fine enough, but did not deliver what I expected.

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Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Elements can be visualized by their own colors, icons and sizes. Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. The project aims to strengthen and expand the urban farming communities in the cities of Tilburg, Den Bosch and Oss in the southern Dutch province of North Brabant.

2015 164

Those little stress moments caused by technology hurdles.

Joitske Hulsebosch

It helped to have a bookmarklet (icon) they could find in the browser and there but have to click. Here you see a picture of reduced pavement edge that makes me happy every time I cycle to the train station. On the way to my station, I had to move my bike high up on the sidewalk here.

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Lessons from VizEd Vancouver

Full Circle Associates

Icon Drawing. Photo by BCCampus Tracy had a great version of the “how to draw basic shapes and icons” that I had not experienced before. We’d demo shapes and icons, they would practice, and we’d step back and look at each others work for inspiration.

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Mama Kodak Took My Kodachrome Away

Portals and KM

many of the most iconic photographs of the past century were shot using Kodachrome. As Paul Simon sang, “I love to take a photograph. So mama don't take my Kodachrome away.” However, Kodak announced on June 22 that it is discontinuing its venerable Kodachrome line, ending its 74 year run.At the time of its demise, Kodachrome made up less than one percent of Kodak’s already diminished film sales, and only one lab in the world still processed it.

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Workshop Alert – Rosviz is back!

Michelle Laurie

You can expect to go away with icons, ideas and approaches which you can use immediately, as well as ideas about how to hone your practice. I am excited to announce the 3rd annual graphic facilitation workshop (aka Rosviz!) in beautiful Rossland, BC, Canada, July 18-20th, 2012. Drawing on Walls at the 2011 Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C. You are invited to this experiential workshop which takes place almost entirely at the drawing surface!

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