Chris Speed's Random Lift Button project
). 'The Random Lift button is exactly what it suggests; a button to take you anywhere in a building, thus expanding the space and enabling you to visit spaces that otherwise the economic architectures of today would attempt to hide you from.' More about the project
. Unfortunately, there are very few times when I get in a lift and think to myself that I need a little bit of randomness. Related, new technology encourages a different kind of randomness in this wrong number story
and subsequently everywhere else).
Stunning, painterly photos of boats by Marshall Sokoloff
. Wish I could paint like that, let alone take that kind of photo / Bulgarian Paper money
) / ancient maps of Africa
at the Yale Map Collection
/ outlines of great books
/ Textfield Magazine
. Nice, although the 63.5mb downloadable pdf is overkill, slightly.
, 'a family of independent-bookseller websites'. Highly recommended / Bsing
, a weblog, which hosts the Swipe Toolkit
, 'a collection of web-based tools that sheds light on personal data collection and usage practices in the United States'. For example, how much
is your personal data worth?
, a weblog / Frumpy Professor
, a weblog / When Two Tribes Go to War
: A History of Video Game Controversy, via Scrubbles
/ Chicago Hearse
/ Michael Fey's Cinema-3D
- fantasy space ships and Solaren Imperiums
/ the paintings of Marijke van Warmerdam
The robots are coming
. Or are they just stuck in a fence
? / rock eggs
and more / the Frua DS
/ custom paper models
, via boing boing
/ animated gifs of Emma Peel
, via Waving at Myself
/ Click to freeze
. Thanks, Tom.