📝Penn Week 10b – Fan Page Debrief, JavaScript Libraries/jQuery



Fan Page Debrief

Great work all around! What projects stood out to the class and what made them interesting? Please place ~3 examples to look at as a class.


Kick Off Helpful Site/App


Helpful Site/App Intro

What does it mean to be helpful? Is it important for designers to do so?

Whole Earth Catalog (1968) – Stewart Brand

A publication composed of product listings, how-to-diagrams, and education ephemera for the back-to-the-land movement. All of the items inside are intended to be useful in a DIY living environment.

Steve Jobs described the “Whole Earth Catalog” as “Google in paperback form, thirty-five years before Google came along.” at Stanford’s 2005 commencement address.

the WELL (1985)


The New Woman’s Survival Catalog – Kirsten Grimstad and Susan Rennie (1973)

Inspired by Whole Earth Catalog, The New Woman’s Survival Catalog maps network of Feminist alternative culture activity.

Great article by Meg Miler on NY Times about this


Whole Cosmep Catalog – Dick Higgins (1973)