Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

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A great documentary on the (little known in the UK) early 1990s US rave scene that blossomed on the west coast and gave us the likes of Hawke, The God Within aka Scott Hardkiss, Onionz and the like.

Ghost Browser: The Productivity Browser for Tech Pros – thanks to Matt Muir for introducing this into my life.

Kenzo’s groundbreaking perfume ad gets mashed with Christopher Walken in Fatboy Slim’s Weapon of Choice, thanks to James.

The last day of hot metal press printing at the New York Times

A spellbinding piece of film by Carl Schlesinger and David Loeb Weiss documenting the last day of hot metal typesetting at The New York Times. More on printing here.

Now for a more disturbing piece of technology, that my colleague Matt shared with me: OfferMoments looks like a privacy nightmare a la Minority Report. I found this a disturbing 90 seconds of viewing as marketing walks all over privacy in an unprompted very intrusive manner.