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The Problem With QR Codes

 This is such simple advice, but I have seen all these mistakes. I love the approch of Scott Stratten’s UnMarketing Keynote at the NAMP conference, discussing QR Codes and the problem with them. Just wanted to share his genius with you. To book Scott to speak at your eventhttp://www.UnMarketing.com/Services/Speaking/ or call 1-888-580-9969


Interactive Resume

Spidersart Resume

Experimenting with different types of resume. Clicking on the text above will take you to a resume presentation of sorts.


Thrill the World – Zombie Walk

Saturday October 23, 2010, was Portland’s 4th annual Thrill the World Zombie Walk. Around 200 participants performed to Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Pioneer Courthouse Square, followed by a Zombie March through the streets of downtown Portland, finishing up by Saturday Market in the waterfront park.

Thrill the World had comparatively modest beginnings. On Sunday, October 29th, 2006, Thrill Toronto’s 62 zombies officially set the first Guinness World Record for “Largest Thriller Dance!” (in one location).

Thrill The World 2009 had 34 nations and more than 250 cities from all around the world participating. As a side effect of the 2009 Thrill the World, the events raised over $100,000 USD for 80 charities.
(Thrill the World information from Wikipedia )

The weather was kind and stayed in the drizzle range for the dance and most all of the walk. There were 200 participants for the Thrill the World dance and I have to guess four to six times that many for the walk.

There was a wide range of ages, from retired folks to little kids, all having a blast playing Zombies, including whole families.

One of the things I love about this city, is the people of Portland, who never pass up the opportunity to dress up and go out and play. I am so looking forward to next year.

All my Zombie Walk photos can be seen at Spidersart Studio – Zombie Walk – Thrill the World

Happy Halloween, to all!


NY Times Subway Photos

New York Subway slidshow, click here

This is a fantastic collection of Photo, showing an almost 100 year history of the New York Subway A gallery of New York Times photography documenting 10 decades of New York City’s subway system. Take some time to enjoy this great collection

You can find more really interesting articles about the NY subway in the Times Subway Special Edition here: http://www.nytimes.com/nyregion/nyregionspecial/


Portland Pirates

The city of Portland, OR does love it’s pirates. On any given day you are likely to see one walking down the street. But, on September 20th, at the annual Pirate Festival the city showed the world just how much it loves pirates, by breaking the Guinness Book world record for the most pirates gathered in one place.
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“The current record for the most people dressed as pirates is 1,140, set at Heide-Park, in Germany, on 6/2/2007. Portland Pirate Festival draws enough scallywags decked out in Pirate finery, will be sure to break the record for the most people d…ressed as pirates gathered in one location.”

Lauren signing in to be counted

Lauren signing in to be counted


THE CURRENT RECORD IS NOW BROKEN!! 1655 pirates (including Lauren and Hannah) at the Portland Pirate Fest 9/20/2009 Arrr matties!

The weather was beautiful and the festival had such a warm friendly atmosphere, it made for a perfect day.
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It was a family friendly event with lots of kid-centric activities.
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And top notch entertainment

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Music!
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Kiddie Shows!
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And dancing!

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All my photos from the festival can be see here, Spidersart Studio – Pirate Fest


Iron Tribe Promo Video

As I attempt to get more online content posted and cataloged I will be adding links and information here. This is a short video I created for use on the web for promoting the bi-annual Iron Tribe Exhibition at New Mexico Highlands University, in 2005.

Iron Tribe is the brainchild of David Lobdell. It is a three day, fine art foundry event which includes; production pours, performance pours and lectures. The Iron Tribe exhibits were a forerunner to the formation of the Western Cast Iron Art Alliance in 2008, composed of higher education arts professors. Lobdell co-founded the alliance and serves as its president.


Rashomon

I need to find some place to rent this film and watch it again. It is the story of a story of murder. In 12 century Japan, a witness and two suspects each describe the events with three distinct and differing sets of details. The truth is further complicated by the version told by the dead man, through a medium. IMDB plot summary

What is truth? Is truth absolute, or based in perception?

The film made by Akira Kurosawa,(Seven Samurai)

in 1950, leaves the truth to be determined by the viewer.

Available on Amazon and through Criterion Collection