Saturday, March 26, 2011

Album / App

Bluebrain, a band from Washington D.C., have created an album that's also an iPhone app. It's location specific and location aware - the music changes its rhythms and beats as the user walks around The National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Robot Bird

Impressive robotic bird, developed by Festo, an industrial control and automation company based in Esslingen, Germany.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011


This NY Times interactive infographic (with photos) does a terrific job of conveying the recent Japan quake's range and extent of damage.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Labour of Lust

One of the most exquisite pop albums ever released, Nick Lowe's "Labour of Lust", was reissued today on the Yep Roc label. The CD's been out of print for 20 years.

Sunday, March 13, 2011


Led by their tourism ministry, the country of Peru has rebranded itself, quite effectively.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Joe Jackson

I've been listening to a fair amount of Joe Jackson this week (specifically, his "Blaze of Glory" and "Night and Day" albums), which prompted me to drop by his website. Surprisingly, he has an entire section of his site devoted to his position on "antismoking hysteria".

Aurland Lookout

Tuesday, March 08, 2011