top 50 oxy morons

50. Act naturally 49. Found missing 48. Resident alien 47. Advanced BASIC 46. Genuine imitation 45. Airline Food

the hairy car experience

I like this video so much I’ve watched it a dozen times. I marvel to think its a commercial for a bank. Hair Conditioner from Jonathan Gurvit on Vimeo.

how was your commute?

From my friend James. I ride a subway (or car) then sit at a computer or in meetings. These guys have it a littler differently. Talk about perspective.

midtown east eateries survey

I spend a lot of time in East midtown Manhattan. So much so that I’m constantly looking for something “new,” particularly for lunch. So I recently sent word to some of my closer friends asking for their recommendations. Here’s what they said. NR: 1) Sushi Yasuda (43rd and 3rd) – The best and most authentic …

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building community: giant slip-n-slide

Another concept to make people take notice, watch, participate, smile. Build an impromptu slip-n-slide. Lather it up. Provide peanut gallery seating with flavored “icees.” Bring extra garbage bag sliding devices. Leave the hose on. Then rinse and repeat next month. Get the kids in the paper. Show you’ve got a nice place to live.

future augmented reality

Painful – as good as AR is, I’m hoping this is not the future. From the Big Wheels ad man @mrfunky, himself. Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop from Keiichi Matsuda on Vimeo.

perspective: the year that was 1909

One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes. Here are some statistics for the U.S. in the year 1909: The average life expectancy was 47 years. Only 14 percent of homes had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of homes had a telephone. There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved …

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who cares what you think?

The revolution in public opinion is here.  See Urtak.  Don’t just answer the questions… ask them.  This is a cool way to make surveys public and collaborative.

daisy bell and computer nerds

Loved this clip for many reasons – first, the song, second the technology – and third as it is the nickname of my dear friend, Frazier Bicycle Built for Two Thousand from Aaron on Vimeo.