You’ve seen the pictures of the hacked together ones but here’s the real deal. Motorcycle side‐car based camera mount. The fabrication quality blows me away. Based on a 6 cylinder 1500cc what? Seats 4.
Sexy enough to make me consider a electric car. Almost. Or I could buy one and put a real engine in it. Porsche 918 Spyder.
A lyric piece of description. The destruction of a median strip is carefully watched from it’s seemingly innocuous beginnings with a few dusty foot prints to it’s take over a a crossing point for auto‐rickshaws. (New Delhi, but it would be under the Viaduct here in Seattle.)
A few pages from the catalog of the 1930 Earl’s Court Bicycle and Motorcycle Show. Love Smith’s gauges.
In Afghanistan there are people working hard with little more than trash to bring some connection to the modern world. Wi‐fi points and repeaters made from stuff scrounged out of the garbage — literally. Great ingenuity and drive. And so much of the same‐same hassles, petty politics, and interpersonal failures of relationships that affect any tech project. As Amy says, it’s funny but it’s not.
Good Night Moon has driven parents bonkers since 1947. Now there’s a Star Wars based update called Good Night Forest Moon. Better yet it’s a download and bind yourself project with excellent instructions. Craft time to bed time.
Art, Images, and Design
Best iPhone stand ever. What is this gadget holder doing in Art, Image and Design? — It’s great found object sculpture. Fork over.
Also an iPhone/iPod accessory. The ammo box speaker set, perfect disguise. Do Want.
More cross‐over stuff. Why won’t the world stay nicely sorted in to my categories? The title of this recently released book says it all — Go Faster: The Graphic Design of Racing Cars
A little cool for my day today. Here’s Ms. Loren from the Impossible Cool.
onward and upward, or at least out the door.