In the early nineties, Shep Fairey asked the question “what does it mean when the medium has no message?” He did (and still does) that from the ground-up. Ever heard of Andre the Giant? It appears Nike is running a similar experiment from the top-down. For the past week I’ve been trying to use nikerunning.nike.com.… Read More Broken Brand
Mother Nature has outpaced science once again: the bare human foot is better for running than one cushioned by sneakers. What about those $125 high-tech running shoes with 648 custom combinations? Toss ’em, according to a new study published online January 27 in the journal Nature (Scientific American is part of Nature Publishing Group). via… Read More Observations: Running barefoot is better, researchers find
Looks like a touchscreen tablet running Android. Google netbook specs ‘spotted’ | News | TechRadar UK.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon coming to Los Angeles in 2010 | L.A. NOW | Los Angeles Times.
I was out running this morning and while waiting for the light to change, I got a chance to take a close look at the new Saw VI movie poster. And then I noticed something funny about one of the “scary tools” they used as a prop in the photo. So, the thing that makes… Read More Saw VI Movie Poster Actually Depicts CAT-5 Network Cable Crimping Tool
… until I discovered it was being presented by Ed Hardy Sport. Whatever that is. I think I wanted to have nothing to do with it.
This is amazing. I always knew that running a spam campaign would be easy – once you got in touch with the “rancher” but I’ve never actually seen an operator run one. The BBC television program Click has done an episode where a reporter shows – once you have everything in place – just how… Read More Reporter runs a spam campaign on air via botnet
At the time (pun intended) it was the largest corporate merger in US history. For some reason the lawyers were able to convince the shareholders that a merger of the two companies would be hugely profitable for them. Synergies would abound! Redundancies would be found! Efficiencies would know no bounds! In fact, for a while,… Read More Time-Warner Merger Trivia
The operating system for the new Palm Pre, WebOS, is supposed to offer some killer apps. Apart from its wireless charging capabilities is some really intuitive functionality. Supposedly, the new device will use the calendar, which will contain the location, time, and attendees of meetings, and couple all that with your GPS location, to calculate… Read More Monday News
This is a neat little toy we got from AT&T Wireless. It is one of the new 3G air cards from Sierra Wireless. I had previously used one of their EDGE cards on an older Sony Vaio laptop and, while the speed was unimpressive even three years ago, it still afforded adequate coverage and consistent… Read More AT&T USBConnect Mercurcy