Open Research

Open research is research conducted in the spirit of free and open source software.

Much like open source schemes that are built around a source code that is made public, the central theme of open research is to make clear accounts of the methodology freely available via the internet, along with any data or results extracted or derived from them. This permits a massively distributed collaboration, and one in which anyone may participate at any level of the project.

Too Badass Skrybes

At least according to the legend in our own minds...

In this frantic video, watch graphic facilitators Jim Nuttle and Peter Durand of Alphachimp Studio Inc. create several large-scale images during a huge event (with disco lighting!) on creativity.

This video shows the same old time-lapse scribing concept, however we have updated the musical landscape with a mash-up by Girl Talk.

No music better conveys the mystery of two middle-aged white guys who draw cartoons for a living better than 60s psychodelia cross-polinated with gangsta hip hop!

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The History of Graphic Facilitation (TIME LAPSE SCRIBING)

As corny as it sounds, graphic facilitation could be called the world's second oldest profession: telling stories and making pictures. Once early humans started standing up straighter, making cooler tools, and collaborating to go on more dangerous journeys, they have struggled with how to communicate strategy to the tribe. So the challenge of information design started on the cave wall...

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