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Monthly Archives: July 2009

links for 2009-07-31

Lustfaust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I'm kinda sad since i've thought a lot about executing something similar .. ;P
Lustfaust was a hoax 1970s German electronic music band, whose memorabilia was notably featured in the Beck's Futures exhibition in 2006,[1] and which deceived Sunday Times cultural commentator Waldemar Januszczak into running an article describing their claimed [...]

links for 2009-07-30

Barnes & Noble Now Offering Free Wi-Fi Nationwide - HotHardware
Barnes & Noble is gearing up to launch what it calls the "world's largest bookstore"
After Starbucks announced that its Wi-Fi HotSpots would be available gratis for iPhone users, B&N has stepped in to announce complimentary AT&T Wi-Fi for any customer that visits a Barnes & Noble [...]

links for 2009-07-29

Pop-Up Cafe Opens in Amsterdam - PSFK
Addressing the need for mobility, flexibility and constant evolution in order to remain relevant in today’s “here today, gone tomorrow” environment, the Pop-Up Cafe opened in Amsterdam as a temporary exhibition, running until August 2nd at Meneer de Wit Gallery. According to the website, the Pop-Up Café ”looks [...]

links for 2009-07-28

Facebook HQ Designed Through Facebook Platform - PSFK
Employees of Facebook recently moved into their new home at the Stanford Research Park. Prior to that, workers for the social networking site were scattered throughout 10 locations around the city of Palo Alto.
Studio O+A, a San Francisco based interior design firm which grew out of the dot-com [...]

links for 2009-07-27

Top 5 Free Websites for Quality Stock Photographs
(tags: reference Photography resources)

Ukuleles have gone viral - Los Angeles Times
Thanks to the Internet, the humble ukulele is pushing its recent popularity well beyond anything that old-time performers Don Ho, Arthur Godfrey or even Tiny Tim could imagine. ¶ From YouTube to manufacturers' websites, from bulletin boards to [...]

links for 2009-07-25

MOODROOM To Open Flagship Store In Montreal by Furniture World Magazine
MOODROOM, announced that they will be opening Canada’s newest andmost ambitious shop-and-service destination dedicated to fashion for the home this spring in Montreal.
The store boasts an animated and interactive venue, the first-of-its-kind in Canada, where brands are encouraged to partner with MOODROOM Selections & Services, [...]

links for 2009-07-24

Touch screens soon to track 10 fingers | Crave - CNET
Touch screens that track two fingers will soon seem basic. At least if you compare them with the multitouch-sensor ClearPad 3000 Series, recently announced by Santa Clara, Calif.-based Synaptics.
The transparent sensor tracks up to 10 simultaneous finger touches–we assume that should cover most uses–making possible [...]

links for 2009-07-23

Why experiential is moving up the chain - In Depth News - Brand Republic
Hungry for real engagement, frustrated by fragmentation, brands want to put the message to us face to face, just to make sure we are getting it. More importantly, they are getting better at doing it.
The central tenet of experiential marketing is to [...]

links for 2009-07-22

Earworm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earworm, a loan translation of the German Ohrwurm, [1] is a term for a portion of a song or other musical material that repeats compulsively within one's mind, known colloquially as "music being stuck in one's head".
(tags: music science psychology ideas interesting)

Ideas: Retail Ideas for Melbourne→ linefeed
Here a few (not [...]

links for 2009-07-21

Leading Causes of Death - TIME
AND smokers ratio per country
(tags: statistics infographics visualization)

Losing my religion for equality | theage.com.au
I HAVE been a practising Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, as religious beliefs are to hundreds of millions [...]