Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week:

Valve’s documentary on the competition and passion that players have for the Dota 2 strategy game.

Georgio Armani’s Frames of Life – which are beautifully shot and largely product free

HSBC and Cathay Pacific are the major sponsors of the Hong Kong Sevens; which is an excuse for a weekend party. HSBC have put together this ad to celebrate their part in it, Cathay Pacific’s videos by comparison are a bit lame

Nice bit of heritage content from Adidas about the ZX8000; I am not terribly impressed by the modern incarnation of the design though

Whilst I appreciate that Google has some brilliant thinkers and can make (not always mind you) some insanely great products they just don’t seem to get human factors, which means their ideas come across as creepy and disturbing (like violating your shredded privacy further for fun (science) and profit. If they were made to come across as more human, their ideas would be less creepy