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Three decades ago, 24 year old architecture student, Elspeth Beard, set out to ride her bike around the world-- a trek that would take 3 years and over 48K miles. The young Englishwoman, who'd been...
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Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months of...
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The next big thing in tech is to change the very nature of the way you experience reality, as Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR suggests. Does the...
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Whatsapp worth. An interactive look at the staggering $19bn purchas of Whatsapp by Facebook
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Visualizing the ad placement process on the web.
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A magazine in Spain wrote about my art and I didn’t even know about it. But they said nice things, so it’s ok.

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Darren Cools es un ilustrador y diseñador que vive en la ciudad de Portland, Oregon. Darren tiene una simple filosofía: “Si el arte y el diseño facilitan la conexión humana, un trabajo bien hecho reflejará la honestidad y la responsabilidad del proyecto desde su inicio hasta su puesta en práctica“. Le encanta hacer cosas que […]
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Drawing Midnight's Masque #2.
Lots of great things going on for MM. Darren has completed the pencils for Issue #2, and already inked one of them. The Issue #3 script is complete and ready for him to work on as soon as these are...
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While spending might be up for the richest 1, the rest of Americans are quietly revolutionizing the economy, reshaping their spending habits to...
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Fascinating and rather sickening. While millions of people around the world go hungry and struggle to stay alive, Zuck seems to only care about keeping all the money.

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So you thought $1 billion for Instagram was crazy. And then you thought $3 billion for Snapchat was insane. Today Facebook has announced that it is acquiring WhatsApp for a whopping $16 billion, pl...
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  • Darren Cools
    Illustrator, graphic recorder, designer, 2010 - present
    I am an independent artist and designer, with a focus on illustration and graphic recording. I also offer art direction, layout design (digital, mobile and print), UX design, branding, packaging, storyboarding, wireframing and conceptual development.
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Illustrator, graphic recorder and designer
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I husband, dad, draw, write, make, wrench, and dream. PNW.
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  • Thomas Aquinas College
    Liberal Arts, 2000 - 2004
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