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Trade and Order

Obama’s graphics team employed a bit of subliminal remixing during the 2012 State of the Union. This is the titling accompanying his introduction of the Trade Enforcement Unit, a body for “investigating unfair trade practices.”

Odds and ends

Here’s a collection of random items that have crossed my radar over the past few months but I’ve been too busy to post anything about.

“Shot-by-shot comparison of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” vs. scenes from 30 different adventure films made between 1919-1973.” Thanks Andy

Infographic about SOPA, another kooky new copyright bill.

Inspired by Apple, a blog featuring endless rip-offs of Apple. (via Daring Fireball)

This is an oldie, but I’ll mention it here for archival purposes. This American Life produced an excellent episode about patent trolls, When Patents Attack. This nice infographic was mostly sourced from the episode (via TechDirt). Planet Money also … Continue Reading