Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute Work & Co.’s clean looking website for Celine. Céline.com from Work and Co on Vimeo. I have deliberately ignored a lot of the brands trying to cling on to the proverbial vapour trail of the Apollo space programme; but this video caught my eye because it showed the amazing engineering chops of Sony. Just look … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

New MacBook Pro – some thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes My old MacBook Pro, which had seen me through a lot of work had been starting to show its age, so I changed it out for a new model. The process has been challenging at times so I thought that I would write about the good, the bad and the weird parts of this experience. … Read moreNew MacBook Pro – some thoughts

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Swedish people are getting chip implants to replace cash | NY Post – is it just me who thinks that this might not be the smartest thing to do? Israeli group’s spyware ‘offers keys to Big Tech’s cloud’ | Financial Times – affects Facebook, Amazon, Apple and more. Guessing that major state actors can also … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

The Jony Ive post

Reading Time: 3 minutes Looking back on the career of Jony Ive, its hard to believe where the company came from. When Steve Jobs returned to Apple he picked through much of Apple and didn’t like what he saw. He did see something in Jonathan Ive and the small cadre of product designers left at Apple. Ive’s moving on … Read moreThe Jony Ive post

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute This video on the 1970s and 1980s Mercedes 300D is instructive in terms of the amount of work that was put into industrial design. What would now be called user experience in a more digital world. Japan had a culture of non-fiction informational manga as well as the stuff that we’re used to seeing in … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지