I’m absolutely delighted to report that my pitch for #Lexigraph won the inaugural STV Digital Spark award at the Dundee Literary Festival on Saturday. Continue reading “#Lexigraph wins inaugural STV Digital Spark Award”
If you’ve enjoyed Lexigraphing with me over the past couple of weeks, then please do come along to the pitching event on Saturday night in Dundee- tickets are free and there’s also free craft ale from Eden Brewery. Continue reading “#Lexigraph pause: but you can still vote”
8 days after my original call out and we’re up to 652 photos of words. Woo hoo! Thank you to all the lovely Tweeps & emaillers for your more than generous response. So generous, in fact, that I had to stop RT’ing you on Day 3 to avoid becoming spammy.
With four days to go until I pitch at the STV Digital Spark award to make #Lexigraph turn from an amazing idea into an amazing piece of tech I’d like to issue a slight variation on the ‘lend me your words’ challenge. I’d like to get some interesting punctuation and a wider alphabet of single letters. Words and phrases still gratefully received, naturally. Keep tweeting them using the hashtag #lexigraph so that I can harvest them for the ever-expanding database. Continue reading “#Lexigraph update: punctuation & letters wanted”
I said this morning that i’d post an update when we hit 180 photographs of words. Then I went for lunch and came back to a whopping 244 photos- Continue reading “#Lexigraph update: keep the words coming”
The visual world around us is teeming with words: adverts, street art, signposts, menus, newspapers, pub signs. We skim over them, extracting basic information and forgetting them as quickly as a cliché in conversation. Our attention might be momentarily arrested by an stylised font, quirky placement, bright colour or unusual size of lettering, but we’re busy people with places to go, activities to undertake and texts to read so we leave these words and we forget them. Continue reading “#Lexigraph: help me find the right words #STVspark”