a mobile world, in progress

Posted by on Apr 2, 2011 in blog, tools, wikiGong, WordPress | One Comment

…in which we brood on the contemporary milieu. I’m training the smartphone as I write this. Multi-tasking turns out to be ironic after all. Just back from Beijing and once again a completely different experience from last time. What’s changed? WordPress. I can blog from nearly anywhere. Android. Actually, it’s changed but no better, really, […]

gongMob!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2009 in audio, blog, history, site history, tools | No Comments

This blog entry is a port of our original wiki gongMob! methods artice.

the Eiffel Tower

Project concepts targeting the Eiffel Tower

the second bridge walk

…in which we explore the Marin end and our new contact mic. Well, it happened! Sunday, Jake Dickinson and I spent four hours walking the bridge again, putting the Schertler mic to the test and shooting beaucoup rolls of Fuji 400 color print film. The weather cooperated nicely, starting with a gently clearing mist that […]

preparing for the next assay

…in which we consider scrubbing the upcoming mission for health reasons. Well, it’s time for the next assay of the Golden Gate Bridge. The crew this time out will be Jacob J. L. “Jake” Dickinson on still photography, documentation, and personal protection with Dave Ayer once again over-focused on audio sampling. The weather forecast looks […]

checkin’ in

…in which we spend our time upgrading tools rather than our content. Well, it’s been a month of web stats and we remain a sleepy little site, a largely undiscovered country. After downloading a few web tools, including Google’s, and submitting sitemaps for crawling, we can see that we’re…well, crawled, but hardly popular. That’s OK. […]

today’s installment

Posted by on Aug 2, 2009 in gongs, site history, tools, video, wikiGong | No Comments

…in which we reflect and thank our visitors. Just musing today, and getting a small update posted. This site reflects a suspicion that many contributors to the world-wide web are simply documenting how our minds work. Generally we do this by writing about what we’re thinking, or interested in, or doing. In some cases it’s […]

wikiGong home…at last

Posted by on Jul 29, 2009 in site design, site history, tools, wikiGong | No Comments

…in which we lose all, yet still snatch victory from the jaws of oblivion. After posting…and reposting…and republishing…and re-exporting, at last we find out what caused the video to hang. Attention RapidWeaver users! Do not add a sidebar picture to a QuickTime movies page. I’ll report this to RealMac at some point. And somehow, while […]