Friday, September 24, 2010
A single button on a wooden box. Press it and a digital display reads "Hello, This is attempt 1 of 50" The message is suddenly replaced by a new one: "Access Denied". A third message give the only clue as to how to open the box: "Distance 257 miles".
Despite being subjected to the old box in a box in a box birthday gag repeatedly as a kid, I love when the delivery of a present is filled with mystery. It doesn't get much more mysterious than this.
There's a great write up on the spirit of this project over at Arduino artist Mikal Hart's Arduinia Website.
Friday, September 17, 2010
Thanks to @benhedrington who caught this on late night TV IN THE PAST WEEK!
Digital cameras take good pictures. The problem is your photos end up staying on the camera, or you are forced to sit at your computer to see them.
Looks like the folks at Vivitar are squeezing the last drops of blood out of this withered industry . . . Plus, a free roll of film!
(Don't get me wrong, I still do shoot some film. However, I choose film in these instance because of the difficulty and care involved, not because it is easier or frees me up from all the cables, confusion and costly home printing.)
Sunday, September 05, 2010
My Buddy, writer, bedazzled ass hunter (SFW), and music expert, Casey Brewer has finally given me a key to his unholy k-hole, the Superbeast Creative Blog. I'll be throwing him a righteous bone now and then like this:
Sage Advice From E. Bloom