I like: Sony PCM-D1 digital recorder

The problem with Sony is that the equipment worthwhile happening is aimed at professional audiences and quite hard to get hold of. Their consumer-orientated products generally feel cheap: whilst the electronics and components are top notch, case materials and mechanical engineering usually feel shoddy in comparison to the likes of Denon, Pioneer or TEAC. The […]

Links of the day

Oh Yeah? Prove It. | Altitude Branding | Brand Elevation through Social Media MacHeist » Bundle Is Microsoft Set to Abandon its Top-Down Zune Approach? Welcome To Your Social Economy | Digital China Guide Macne Nana – for a anime version of the girly T-Pain sound Otto Wooden Fan : Swizz Style – Designer Products […]

Oystercard culturejammed

Oystercard culturejammed, originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. I noticed this sticker just off Oxford Street on the way home this evening. The Oystercard design familiar to every Londoner has been modified into a protest against surveillance by ‘The Man’. The Oystercard system keeps a record of journeys providing an electronic track, at least in theory.

Micro-cocooning

During the 1980s with the rise of the video cassette recorder (VCR), the reduction in costs of the devices due to the VHS vs. Beta war and an uncertain economic climate consumers started to stay at home in what was later called cocooning. The internet extended this as a trend as community interaction increasingly happens […]

Links of the day

BBC NEWS | Nintendo Wii sales hit 50 million – fastest selling games console in history Made in design – cool contemporary design stuff Smartphone Sales to Keep Growing The Sorry State of the Newspaper Industry: Advertising Income Fell 16.6% in 2008 – ReadWriteWeb Skynet search – really nice search hack by university students Qaiku […]