If you’re into technology and what not. You might be aware of the massive trade shows going on right now in San Francisco and Las Vegas. SF is hosting a new Macworld Expo and Vegas is home to the annual CES. If you haven’t been following them… you probably should. They’re where new stuff happens. The links above are to Google News searches with all the goodies from each show. It’s a start.
Elephants can paint? Who knew. Preeeetty cool, though.
This isn’t particularly recent, but it’s an interesting and fairly unique list for one of my favorite genres.
5. Blade Runner (1982)
4. Wings of Desire (1987)
3. Brazil (1985)
2. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
1. Metropolis (1927)
Yeah, it’s an ad campaign to get tourists into Nova Scotia and not a real phone. Also, it cost about 300K of tax-payer money to make. Nice. Continue reading Visit Nova Scotia!
New Year’s Resolutions are usually vapid and mostly go incomplete and forgotten about a week or two into the brand new year. I suggest a new system to rely upon for you “resolutions” this year. Make a list of things you should do to improve the quality of your life during the next year. Don’t make them vague or un-doable. Simply make a list of things to accomplish. Revise this list throughout the year; add new items as you go and mark through the things you feel you’ve actually accomplished.
Keep the list on you as part of your pocket journal or hipster-PDA to remind you everyday of what you hope to create and do in this brand new year.
For a small example, here’s mine:
- Learn Python and/or PHP
- Slow Down
- Go to more parties
- Read more
- Spend less time doing nothing
- Create more
- Start meditating again
- Finish what I start
Most of the companies have one. A list of the products that have been made and are ready for the masses to test but aren’t quite ready for prime time. Yahoo has Yahoo Next. Google has Google Labs. Windows Live has the creatively named “Windows Live Betas” along with the also original “Microsoft Live Labs.” Continue reading Idea Incubation