The MIT Media Lab’s John Maeda lives at the intersection of technology and art, a place that can get very complicated. Here he talks about paring down to basics.
John Maeda is the president of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he is dedicated to linking design and technology. Through the software tools, web pages and books he creates, he spreads his philosophy of elegant simplicity.

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Just keep watching … it’s hilarious and stimulating …
Check out his fireworks calendar … and whilst at it, keep going … (you need to allow to run java though)