Keyword: Grid

Resources

VisiCalc

Early spreadsheet software, to be considered the first „killer app“ for Personal Computing and the first application that convinced people to invest in whole systems (the Apple II). First software that went through a whole software career cycle, until its decline fueled by competitor „Lotus 1-2-3“. Also notable for its good documentation at that time.

http://www.bricklin.com/history/sai.htm

Commonplacing

„Commonplace Books“ – organised notebooks – as technology of „Personal Knowledge Management“ since 15th century. How can diverse fragments of knowledge be recorded and organised in a way to reliably recover them and at the same time stimulate creative recombinations?

Esther Stocker

Grids, space structures, distortions, errors

http://www.estherstocker.net/

OpenStructures

„…explores the possibility of a modular construction model where everyone designs for everyone on the basis of one shared geometrical grid.“

The need of a rigidly defined, universal, modular order for enabling collaborative and open source development.

http://www.openstructures.net/

Mikko Kuorinki


„All the words from Michel Foucault’s The Order of Things: An Archaelogy of the Human Sciences in alphabetical order.“


World map with washed out geography.

http://www.kuorinki.com/