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How to (Easily) Create Custom Share Links for Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

Social network sharing links these days are pretty advanced creatures. Most use JavaScript or iframes, or a combination of both. What's great about them is that the buttons can now provide live updating of how many times your content has been shared.

Create Custom Share Links for Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

From punch cards to DNA strands

Wired has the latest developments from our ongoing quest to make tiny things tinier:

Come to AIGA's social change conference! Unless you're poor.

GAIN: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference

AIGA, you're killing me.

Usually, AIGA's exorbitant conference fees are not worth getting worked up about: design industry trade conferences are usually ungodly expensive. But it grinds my gears that their conference this October, GAIN: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference, is billed as some feel-good, environmentally-friendly, social-changey shindig, with calls to action like "tackling socially relevant projects and enhancing the human experience," and activisty keywords adorning its promotional material:

Ready to Cooperate this June?

The United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives is coming to Boston, June 23rd and 24th! This year their national conference is being held at Northeastern University. I've had the pleasure of working with the national team on graphics for this year's conference, from t-shirts to program books to this 11 x 17 poster you'll be able to get a copy of at the venue:

United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives National Conference