Monthly Archives: August 2015

I’m giving you your jeans back.

I launched a new Kickstarter project. It’s called The Phoenix Jacket. I created it because I’m tired of having my iPhone 6 Plus jab me in the leg when I sit down. I’m also tired of trying to put my wallet in either my front OR back pocket. Jeans pockets were not designed for our […]

Context Is Key

Microsoft says Windows 10 is installed on 75 million devices after just a month of availability. Guess what? Only 5 of those devices are phones and tablets. Remember, Windows currently owns less that three percent of the worldwide smartphone market.

Link Drop

I have waaaaaay too many tabs open in Safari and they have been open for way too long. Lucky for me and you, I find good shit and good shit doesn’t go bad. Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather by Drawing the 100,000+ Items in His Tool Shed Jony Ive’s Secret Coffee Ritual – Good coffee-making tips […]

Attribution? What’s that?

Over at The Awl, Brian Feldman on Instagram celebrity, The Fat Jew: Over the weekend, Instagram celebrity The Fat Jew—real name Josh Ostrovsky—faced swift and concentrated denunciation over the content (“jokes”) he posts on his account—one-liners, supposedly funny pictures, lowest common denominator viral chaff. Ostrovsky, who swipes material from others without credit and does not […]

No Context Comics

Read enough old comics and this type of stuff shows up more regularly than one would expect.

Find the Women

After discovering four sets of slide film transparencies sitting in a box of old vintage photographs at a local thrift store, Richmond, Va.-based photographer Meagan Abell is on a mission to find the original photographer and mysterious subjects. Fascinated by the medium format slides, which she guessed were taken in the ‘40s or ‘50s, Abell […]

No Driving For You

Driving a car will be illegal by 2030. Our economy will be severely impacted as millions of truck drivers, cabbies and delivery people are put out of work. In this era of endless innovation, man’s century-long relationship with the automobile is about to be permanently disrupted. The reason has nothing to do with millennials, Uber, […]

Amabots

Wow, Amazon sounds like a great place to work: Company veterans often say the genius of Amazon is the way it drives them to drive themselves. “If you’re a good Amazonian, you become an Amabot,” said one employee, using a term that means you have become at one with the system. And: Some veterans interviewed […]