Permanent Camping is a 10x10x20ft 'tower' in the Australian bush, clad in corrugated copper (protection from the elements), with 3 folding sides (for shade and security), a sleeping loft, kitchen, outhouse and rainwater tank. Very cool.
A Computer Glossary or, Coming to Terms with the Data Processing Machine by Charles and Ray Eames 1968. Fun to watch this video today and realize that it's still a completely relevant and useful lesson on how computers work.
Polite In Public's new hardware was impressive and fascinating to watch at the G4/StrangeCo Wonder Women of America Party at Comic-con ~ a magic box that takes pics and applies incredible filters instantly.
4,400 people die of AIDS in Africa each day. Product Red is a campaign that helps with treatment. Even Spike Jonzes' skateboard company got on board. Buy a work of art and help sick people in Africa... it's win-win!
A distant view of the National Center for the Performing Arts (or “the Egg”), designed by Paul Andreu and constructed for $500 million. The first big commission of the modern era, it is regarded as Beijing’s Lincoln Center.
The InterContinental Hotel in Century City, CA, now showcasing the work of artist Kime Buzzelli on the facade of the 17-story hotel using video projections that can be seen as far away as Santa Monica. Terrific use of guerrilla marketing.
Up for auction August 1st at 11:00 PDT is one of the hero Mattel Hoverboards used by Michael J. Fox in his most famous role as “Marty McFly” in the Robert Zemeckis classic 80s trilogy, Back to the Future.