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Hiring: Join our team as a back-end developer!

by Alex Gilbert

P'unk Avenue is a digital agency that creates websites and mobile applications for purpose-driven organizations. It is our goal to work on projects that empower people, improve quality of life, support the creation of knowledge, and…

Hiring: Back-end Developer

by Alex Gilbert

The Intro P'unk Avenue is a digital agency that creates websites and mobile applications for mission-driven organizations. It is our goal to work on projects that empower people, improve quality of life, support the creation of knowledge,…

Hiring: We are looking for a front-end developer to join the team!

by Alex Gilbert

The Intro P'unk Avenue is a digital agency that creates websites and mobile applications for mission-driven organizations. It is our goal to work on projects that empower people, improve quality of life, support the creation of knowledge,…
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Hiring: We are looking for another interactive designer/engineer to join the team

by Alex Gilbert

It’s that time again! P'unk Avenue is looking for a talented interactive designer / frontend developer to create powerful visual experiences and help see them through to implementation. You will be working with a tightly-integrated team…
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We're hiring a new developer

by Alex Gilbert

Things are moving pretty fast lately on our corner of E. Passyunk and Federal. Apostrophe is rolling along at a full clip and we have all sorts of other exciting projects we're in the midst of.…

IDES 322: Mapping

by Alex Gilbert

From the Google Lat Long Blog: As the news began to spread of the Red River's record-setting crest level, the first order of the day was to help get the word out to as many as…

IDES 322: Forming & Storming

by Alex Gilbert

Today we will be reviewing and critiquing videos from last week's assignment. Looking forward to seeing some good stuff. With this class we are going to move towards the end of the semester, setting the groundwork…
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IDES 322: Spring Break

by Alex Gilbert

Today will be a day to go over everybody's instructables project documentation and to reflect back on the first half of the semester. We will be meeting individually with you for the second half of the class…
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IDES 322: Instructables Part 2

by Alex Gilbert

We are looking forward to hearing everyone's plans for the Instructables project. This week we will be focusing on the project proposals, helping people refine their ideas and preparing them for documentation. We will also be…

IDES 322: Instructables

by Alex Gilbert

Up to this point our goal has been to get everyone familiar with the core tools of web citizenship and to communicate some shared understanding of how these tools are affecting our society. So far, so…

IDES 322: Intellectual Property

by Alex Gilbert

Last week, everyone was assigned the task of shooting some photography, uploading it, and tagging it on Flickr. We've been keeping our eyes on the results of this assignment. We have also collected (almost) everybody's services…

IDES 322: Self Organization

by Alex Gilbert

In the last class, we laid out the spirit of this course. This week our section overlaps with the Junto, so we're trying to tie some new themes together here. The assigned readings should have served…
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monome moves up

by Alex Gilbert

Today our friends at monome finally moved from Philadelphia to the Catskills. When first heard about the interfaces monome creates, I assumed they were in a city like New York or Berlin. It was a great…

IDES 322: Techniques Studio

by Alex Gilbert

"Creativity is as important as literacy." - Sir Ken Robinson Today marks the first day of a new project that all of us are very excited about. The five of us will be collaboratively teaching a…
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The Examined Life

by Alex Gilbert

The start of a new year allows us all the chance to reflect on all the things we did in the last one. In this age of ubiquitous data collection methods, this habit manifests itself ways…

The Invention of Air

by Alex Gilbert

Generating some excitement at P'unk Ave this week is Steven Johnson's new book, The Invention of Air. From the cover: It is the story of Joseph Priestley—scientist and theologian, protégé of Benjamin Franklin, friend of Thomas Jefferson—an…

Junto Recap

by Alex Gilbert

For those who might have missed it, there's a recap of the most recent Junto gathering over at the Junto site. Trying out a new format was an exciting experiment. We would love to hear any feedback…

New Work: Gemini the Musical

by Alex Gilbert

At the beginning of the summer, we were approached by Charles Gilbert (yes, relation) to handle the branding and promotion of his newest work: Gemini the Musical. From the summary: When Francis Geminiani comes home from Harvard…

Video from the Pre-Blog Philadelphia party

by Alex Gilbert

My brother, Kerry, was hiding in the wings of the Pre-Blog Philadelphia party with his camera. He recently finished everything together into a great little piece. Good times had by all.
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The Proposal Show

by Alex Gilbert

the proposal show works on paper (managed expectations) P'UNK AVE designer Richard S. Banister Jr and Catherine A. Kane are currently working on an art show about making art. Hopefully they'll be done by the opening on…