Travis Schmeisser: We Used To Build Forts

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January 26, 2012

Travis Schmeisser: We Used To Build Forts

New Adventures, 19th January 2012

We're one of the world's most technically inclined, connected and creative industries, but we've lost a great deal of our sense of self expression within the craft. Let's figure out how we can get that desire back and band together to great experiences purely for the same reason we started creating things in the first place - because we have to.

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New Adventures

January 26, 2012
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  1. New Adventures in Web Design, Nottingham, 2012

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  14. • [SLIDE] Screencap: Geocities • [SLIDE] Screencap: Old blog •

    [SLIDE] Screencap: My Space • [SLIDE] Screencap: Facebook • [SLIDE] Screencap: Facebook customized creativity • [SLIDE] Homepages, Blogs and Profiles
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  19. “In Myspace, millions of people have opted out of pre-made

    templates that ‘work’ in exchange for ugly. Ugly when compared to pre-gexisting notions of taste is a bummer. But ugly as a representation of mass experimentation and learning is pretty damn cool.” - Ze Frank, The Show 7.14.06
  20. “As people start learning and experimenting with these languages of

    authorship, they don't necessarily follow the rules of good taste. This scares the shit out of designers.” - Ze Frank, The Show 7.14.06
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  49. “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one

    ever becomes a master.” - Hemingway
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  53. New Adventures in Web Design, Nottingham, 2012