Big Screen Little Screen. Why one size does not fit all.

Mobile web traffic now accounts for nearly 1% of all Internet traffic and almost 7% in the U.S. alone. That’s a serious amount of pinching and dragging!

Internet viewers are on the move and do much of their surfing and catching up during commutes and downtime. A good portion of this time is spent on mobile e-mail, Facebook and twitter where links-a-plenty are shared endlessly. This means the majority of discovered content is likely consumed in this way and not necessarily from a desktop. What’s usually being shared are typically photos, videos and blog articles, most of which already have mobile optimized viewing options. If you don’t have a mobile option for your viewers, its unlikely they’ll flag your site to view later on their desktop. It’s clear we’re losing traffic this way and so are our clients. Continue Reading

Experiments in generative art and web promotion

"Happy Birthday Sandra"About a year ago I begin experimenting with ActionScript working on a small project where letters would be converted to art. I don’t recall where the idea came from but I thought it’d be interesting and something unusual to play with. Part of my original motivation was to create a project that utilized HTML5 to drum up some buzz, it being the big thing at the time. It didn’t quite have the chops that I was looking or I just didn’t find them. I was able to move faster in Flash anyhow. Life got in the way as it does and the project got lost in shuffle for a bit.

Bring us to today, about a year later and you can see the final product, at least in its current iteration, here: http://www.stringdna.com/.

I’m pretty stoked to see it live. Thanks to the help of my team at C+G.