LoveMachine Collaboration: Can 10,000 Inches Become A Person?

March 16, 2010 by  
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OK, so I don’t know if 10,000 inches can become a person, but I’m modifying that from LoveMachine Inc’s provocative self-description:
Right now we have three projects, in different areas and stages of development:
Work. Software for …

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The Continuation of The Ghost Inches and Project Lemon Battery Test

March 15, 2010 by  
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Yesterday was the big St. Patrick’s Day parade in Corktown, Detroit. Thousands and thousands of people don their greens and go marching down Michigan Avenue right outside our house. It’s a pretty crazy all-day party. 
In the morning I post…

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Signs of Spring…

March 10, 2010 by  
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The local paper AnnArbor.com asked a quick Facebook poll today “What signs of spring have you seen?” Many people responded with funny or creative comments such as:

The long lines outside of the recently opened Dairy Queens.
Mud.
Potholes.
The first r…

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Inchvestor Profile: Ken Hudson — "100 Squirrels in Loveland"

March 10, 2010 by  
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The Black Squirrel, part of a collection of urban art that Ken Hudson may be including in his Loveland inches.(Image and art credit: Ken Hudson)Inchvestor ProfileName: Ken HudsonNumber of Inches: 100Ken Hudson is a Canadian visual and theatrical artist…

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LOGINLAND! New Site In Progress

March 9, 2010 by  
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Larry just sent me the framework for the clean new LOVELAND site, where I was able to log in for the first time. Awesome! So pretty soon inchvestors will all have accounts where you can create a profile, link to things from your property, meet the neig…

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Animated Gifs + LOVELAND Fashion = <3

March 8, 2010 by  
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50 inch inchvestor Nicki Manchisi models her new LOVELAND shirt in San Francisco:

We were just catching up about the project and Nicki was reminiscing about its origins and all the inch grids I was leaving around the house back in the day, which are …

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w00t! Just Commissioned A Functional 8-Bit Map of Detroit Via Kickstarter

March 8, 2010 by  
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Awesome! I saw this pop up on my radar and went for it. It’s too perfect.
Brett Camper is making fully accurate 8-bit maps of real cities. His Kickstarter project advertises that for $200 he’ll make any city you want (there are also cheape…

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Loveland on NPR’s All Things Considered

March 4, 2010 by  
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[cross-posted from The Imagination Age -- written by Rita J. King] Plymouth is the first full colony of inches in the Loveland project in Detroit. The yellow block of 1000 inches is my neighborhood, The Imagination Age. Loveland is being featured today…

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Want an Inch?

March 2, 2010 by  
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The Imagination Age in the Plymouth colony in Loveland, shown above in yellow, and the rest of the colony, in all its inchy splendor-in-the-grass, is shown around it. Want an inch?Yes, Loveland’s first colony, Plymouth, is full–but you can still get i…

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It’s Maple Syrup Time!

March 1, 2010 by  
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… Or it’s about that time… The days are getting warmer with cool nights…A few years back my family attended the Sap to Syrup event through Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation. It was a fun, informative event that sent us out to make our own ma…

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