Tuesday, 3 March 2015


great tribulation: Collectors’ Weekly features a gallery of apocalyptic images from the 17th century Augsburg Book of Miracles

cinderella dressed in yellow: a fancy jump rope prototype uses one’s persistence of vision as a display medium

hologram: actor Hugh Jackman promotes latest film with a virtual interview junket

engineered obsolesce: France is combatting throw-away consumerism by mandating expiration dates for electronic goods

pasteurised interface: writing for Æon magazine, Samuel Arbesman, mourns the why sleek and magical operating systems has alienated tinkering and understanding of how computers and programs work