Category: Supercool

  • Octocat revelation at Pictoplasma.

    I’ve just had a fantastic day at the Pictoplasma conference in NYC watching hours of character art and design, from the rampantly hallucinogenic visions of David Oreilly and Friends With You to the simplified forms of Akinori Oishi and the prodigious output of Studio AKA. One of the more interesting talks was David Oreilly’s, where […]

  • iPhone 2.0 Firmware’s Built-in Screen Capture Utility

    It’s the little things that count: one of the best things about the new iPhone 2.0 software is the built-in Screen Capture utility. Smart move, Apple – now all the kids will be flickr’in up their screenshots all day long and documenting iPhone App BSODs – sweet! Built-in Screen Capture Utility: With the iPhone 2.0 […]

  • Shifd launches!

    I knew that Shifd – Nick Bilton and Michael Young’s Yahoo Hack Day-winning project was something special, so I’m stoked that they got a chance to take another crack at it and build it bigger, albeit with slightly less RFID. Fittingly, I read about their launch in the Times piece on Adobe AIR – which […]

  • Falling in love with Ingo Maurer

    After Nora dragged me off to the last day of his show at the Cooper-Hewitt, I have a serious crush on Ingo and his endlessly inventive stream of playful, witty lighting installations.

  • iPhone Porn and the “google” neologism juggernaut

    As is my habit, I woke up this morning and reached for whatever new iPhone pr0n was available. Luckily for me, Apple had just thrown up a lengthy (20 mins) new “documentary”/feature propaganda (20 mins) featuring a friendly Apple designer/model/actor. One thing that stood out for me, in between high contrast video of the phone […]