Augmented Reality Mask: A project for Dark Arts Burlington VT

Following on the success of a previous augmented reality project, I created a digital mask for curator Deidre Healy‘s Dark Arts in Burlington, VT. This new piece, Mask, was based on the idea of those French-style masks with a rod that you hold over your face. I created a simple grotesque 3D model in Blender […]

Google Adwords for Nonprofits Video

Image via CrunchBase Burlington Vermont community television CCTV recently did a live webcast with Matt Dunne, Google Community Affairs. In that webcast Matt covered a lot of the basics of the Google Grants program and how adwords can be used. Even if you are a for-profit business, this video might serve as a great introduction […]

Ten Thoughts on Usability Guidelines

Image via Wikipedia Getting through cultural issues in developing software or other marketing materials that others in your organization (or client organization) is often more challenging than writing, optimizing and testing code or even designing the interface. Here are some things I’ve learned about creating styleguides for use in intranet projects (AKA the thing that […]

Social Media Strategy: a presentation at Blogger Connect SF 2009

I was a part of the “Social Media Strategy” session at Inman News’ Blogger Connect conference in August 2009. The room was packed as everyone seems to want to know more about social media these days. I was fortunate to be paired to present on this topic with Dustin Luther, founder of the RainCityGuide blog […]

The little things: some graphic design for the Lake Champlain Quadricentennial Celebration

In 2009 Vermont celebrates 400 years since Samuel de Champlain arrived at Lake Champlain. The festival commemorating this included over 150 events in ten days. Thoughtfaucet was happy to lend a hand with a variety of small graphic design projects that came up in the midst of the festival. Each of the pieces created for […]

Sound Effects for Queen City Radio Hour

I made and performed the sound effects for the July 2nd show of the Queen City Radio Hour. It was a lot of fun to do. You know, growling like a wolverine into a microphone in front of a thousand people. When the Burlington’s Champlain Quadricentennial producer Jay Craven asked me to participate in the […]