Imagine a scene in the not-too distant future… after a frenzied period of leaks, rumours, claims and counter-claims, interspersed with no-comments, denials, and increasingly reliable and suggestive evidence emerging from component and sub-assembly manufacturers, Apple Inc announce the imminent release of The Perfect Gadget.
The mainstream press attend press conferences and briefings where Apple proclaim that their Perfect Gadget does everything up to, and maybe even including, ordering sliced bread from the online grocer at the precise thickness that it knows you will prefer (a fact derived from a semantic analyses of how you use said gadget).
Socially driven news sites will go utterly berserk.
So how long must we wait until Apple actually makes this announcement? Perhaps we’re only five or ten years away from The Perfect Gadget 1.0. Continue reading Towards the Perfect Gadget
I fondly remember a time when I was somewhat shorter than I am today, when a summer afternoon seemed like a lifetime and a five minute cartoon was the pinnacle of non-confectionary based treats. During this time, Bod was one of my favourite cartoons. Continue reading Bod
Last year, I created a parody “Tesco Value Special Occasion Card“; stuck it up on the web and thought nothing more about it; making it freely available in several formats so that people without black belt computer skills could download it, alter it a bit if necessary and then print it out. Continue reading Tesco Cards on Ebay
We’re looking for a print that will go in the new kitchen, so I’ve made a short list of Exploding Dog pictures that might be suitable, or which are at least along the right lines in terms of ideas for colour. Continue reading More Exploding Dog
The Tesco Value Special Occasion Card needs no explanation. Continue reading Tesco Value Special Occasion Card
ah, the joy of coming up with ideas for book covers. some time ago mark asked me to come up with an idea for his forthcoming book collaboration.
Continue reading grid book cover