From the Basement is a beautifully minimal site with amazing performance videos. I’m a sucker for the chick rockers (and any Jack White project for that matter), and this video of The Dead Weather is awesome. via Design You Trust
From the BMW blog (via PSFK): BMW is presenting its Concept BMW Application Store at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). It is the world’s first carmaker to demonstrate the fundamental possibility of downloading and storing individual applications either from the car at any time on the move or from your PC at home. It means […]
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influencer (photo credit ricrodrigues.com): Apple Store, grand opening 15 May 2001 influenced: Microsoft Store, grand opening 22 October, 2009
Fast Company, September 2009 Magazines don’t sell with ho-hum-average cover stories, but be careful what you write about, because sometimes those headlines end up looking ridiculous.
John Gruber points out that Apple could buy Dell (operative word here is could, not would) and Om Malik notes that they’re more valuable than Google.
One of the earliest references to the phrase “riding shotgun” in print occurred in the 1905 book The Sunset Trail, by Alfred Henry Lewis The expression was used to refer to riding as an armed guard in the front of a stagecoach, next to the driver (this would usually have been on the left, as […]
influencer: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL influenced: 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
I was going to comment on this sad attempt at shit-talking, but a comment from the Gizmodo post sums it up: This is like that time I made fun of Leonardo DiCaprio for dating some really skanky supermodels.
*This post was sparked by this post on Creative Review. influencer: The Rock Drill, Jacob Epstein, 1913-14 influenced: Battle Droid, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, 1999
influencer: Amazon Kindle 2.0, Feb 9, 2009 influenced: Barnes & Noble Nook, October 2009
Om Malik on the Nokia N900: Like a great home run hitter who has lost his swing and is only one double away from getting his swing back, I think Nokia is a device or two from posing a strong challenge to its competitors. Nokia is looking more and more like the lumbering, day-late Microsoft […]
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change -Charles Darwin
Apple didn’t get the news that there’s a recession.