Nastyness…Google’s stuff keeps getting uglier and uglier. Thats great and all its open source or whatnot, but open source-free stuff doesn’t have to be ugly. Why do all these free os’s and such always have to be so damn ugly? No matter how cool this is for letting anyone develop and go crazy, this for sure isn’t no iPhone. I could make my own preconceptions; that being these are being designed by programmers, which is most likely the case. The text messaging looks like something on the web back in 1996. But on a positive note, heh, I do have to say the 3d ability is pretty burly and nice.
Much of the work of Daniel Eatock engages and exposes standardization and defaults with maniacal rigor and hyper-rational logics. “Transition” is 100 seconds of Powerpoint default transitions from black to white.
Though street crime is relatively low in Japan, quirky camouflage designs like this vending-machine dress are being offered to an increasingly anxious public to hide from would-be assailants. (New York Times)