Archive for February, 2011

Project 365 Week 8

Wow, week 8 already! Here we go:

Indented Leg Advertising

An ad agency put down “indented plates” on benches so when “people” (I assume “women” is the intended word) sit down, the plate leaves an advertisement impression on the back of their legs. Clever, a little creepy, but most of all, I can’t imagine this working nearly as well as the picture shows. First of […]

5 Year Old Needs A Job Before Getting Married

Here is today’s cute/amusing video. I have a small suspicion her mother or father planted the seed in her head. Also amusing is the follow up video where she professes her admiration for Seinfeld, the desire to write jokes, despite the fact that “nobody laughs at me” and the need “for someone to tweet me”. […]

The Best USB Flash Drive

I’ve always been pretty compulsive about the hardware I buy. Several times I’ve documented it on this blog, most recently keyboards, in the past flash drives. I’m now revisiting flash drives as my current one, a SanDisk Cruzer Titanium is 4+ years old and tiny by today’s standards (2GB). It’s also not exactly speedy. Here’s […]

Project 365 Week 7

Holy Hell 7 weeks in? Starting to get into the groove of this and getting a routine down. All shots this week were done in RAW which makes working in Aperture much easier.

Raymond Loewy

LIFE magazine has a pretty interesting photo essay on Raymond Loewy, who designed many things you likely have seen/used but completely took for granted including the Exxon logo, Shell logo, Coca-Cola packaging, Lucky Strike packaging, Air France Concorde interior, and Skylab interior among many others. Just check out the Wikipedia article for a list of […]

A Mortician Repair Man

I never throw anything out just because it’s “broken” without attempting to fix it. Generally speaking I’m handy enough that I can get things back up and running. Given my family history I had a 50/50 chance of inheriting this trait. I’ve done this from a very young age. It’s clearly something deep inside my […]

Project 365 Week 6

6 Weeks into Project 365! I really need to get better at posting this as part of my routine (perhaps Sunday is a good habit to get into). You can of course watch it progress through the week on Flickr if you wish.

Project 365 Week 5

Another week, another round of pictures. I’ll hopefully get better at posting these promptly at the conclusion of a week.

Gadgets And Work-Life Balance

On this rainy Saturday I was reading a NY Times article about work-life balance, obviously with my work email open in another tab. The topic is somewhat interesting considering when I entered the work place it was just a few years into the 24×7 work treadmill that quickly became the new normal. On top of […]