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I missed this earlier on in the summer with the weight of Get Lucky -related content that appears. Get Lucky is undoubtedly a classic that will be played for years to come, so long as Daft Punk allow it. I thought that the 1990 on was particularly well done with the Steve Silk Hurley-esque horns in the background. Kudos to my former colleagues at RFI Studios for flagging this one up.
The coffee shop (Alchemy Coffee, Hon Hai Street) just up the block from my office has this great hand-drawn infographic that guides consumers through the veritable jungle of coffee choices that they may want to order. Confused by a flat white or a latte; not any more you aren’t. Really simple information architecture that other coffee shops and coffee drinkers could learn from. More Hong Kong related content here.
I found out about this comic through Mark Millar’s Crossed web comic series. Disenchanted looks at what happens when no one believes in you any more and when you don’t matter through the lives of fairie folk. Call it a deconstruction of religion or a reflection on the post-colonial futures of former societies if you will; one thing I can tell you is that it will definitely be an interesting read. It starts October, but put it in your RSS feeds now. Millar’s work promises to be a dystopian fantastic realism in a comic.
Sublime Wizardry have backed Public Enemy on tours, which is as good a measure of quality as any. Sublime Wizardry is a crew from Germany and the UK. They include Tony Burrell who has been a DJ producer since the mid-1980s and other former members of 32 Troop alongside rapper Native Sun:
Really interesting talk on the future of books by Hannu Rajaniemi, in terms of its form rather the media that it’s published in (paper/pixels).