Bookmarks for 2012-10-09

October 9th, 2012: Post #14396

Obsolete Airbases « fringejoyride"Ultimately, these hard-shelled aircraft shelters holds the two most commonly wanted superpowers: Flight vs. Invisibility. In John Hodgeman’s ‘informal’ survey, the desire for flight was really an ‘inflated mythical, heroic” image that people only aspired superficially. Ultimately, nobody wanted to use the powers to fulfil our traditional sense of ‘good’. As it turned out, being [...]

BERG Cloud And The Little Printer

November 29th, 2011: Post #13501

Years ago, I blogged some notes by Matt Webb & Jack Schulze, back when they were Schulze & Webb, on the notion of a “social letterbox.”  Later, Schulze & Webb and Matt Jones fused into the creature known as BERG, and became a company that did all kinds of interesting stuff, including publishing SVK. Hello [...]

Bookmarks for 2011-06-18

June 18th, 2011: Post #12954

Late Friday Link"augmented print"(tags:papernet )

Bookmarks for 2011-06-10

June 10th, 2011: Post #12905

Entry, descent and surface science for 2016 ExoMars mission"Once on the surface, the DREAMS (Dust characterisation, Risk assessment, and Environment Analyser on the Martian Surface) scientific payload will function as an environmental station for the two to four days of the surface mission." TWO TO FOUR DAYS. How utterly fucking embarrassing. That's the best we'll [...]

Bookmarks for 2011-06-02

June 3rd, 2011: Post #12883

Icon’s “Rethink”: turning receipts into ‘paper apps’ – Blog – BERG"We think the humble receipt could be something like a paper “app” and be valuable in small and playful ways."(tags:papernet design design+fiction )