Archive For December 2009

Advert Of The (Previous) Decade

Viewers of the UK TV station ITV have voted for the advert of the decade, even though technically this decade doesn’t end until the end of 2010, but what’s another year between friends. The winner was the excellent ‘Go On Lad’ from Hovis: I was going to challenge this, and say that they were wrong, all Read the article…

The Facts of Life

You’re born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take more shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Till one day you’re up in the rarefied atmosphere and you’ve forgotten what shit even looks like. Welcome to the layer cake son. — Eddie Temple

Project52

I’ve decided to sign-up for Project52 next year;  which according to the Project52 website is: A personal challenge geared toward getting fresh content on your website. The goal is to write at least 1 new article per week for 1 year. Because we all know what it‘s like to procrastinate on our content. A website Read the article…

Downpipe

A great video for a great track. In fact Downpipe is the single best track I’ve heard all year, and I urge you to run, don’t walk, to your nearest musical vending outlet of choice and purchase it now. Toolroom Records describes Downpipe beautifully: Downpipe has a massively infectious groove that builds excitement from start to Read the article…

Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness

I love my iPhone, I really do, but every now and then I find myself hankering for something simpler, smaller and well just different. I think the new Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness could stop that hankering. The display is monochrome (gasp) but also transparent as demonstrated in this video: The keyboard is invisible until activated; Read the article…

Minium²

Minium² is probably the most nicely executed and complete set of system icons I’ve seen for a long time; even the dock is perfect. (via Prettify)