Month: September 2011

  • Flaming Lips makes the upsell into an art form

    Flaming Lips makes the upsell into an art form

    The Flaming Lips Gummy Bear skull which you need to eat your way into the skull to “extract the music.

  • Google Wallet in the Wild

    OK, call me an idiot if I missed something but I just saw a headline speculating on rumors about a launch date for Google Wallet. Everyone’s searching around online for leaked memos for clues but meanwhile, in the real world, at the Peets in downtown SF, I already see a Google Wallet reader right there […]

  • Those Who Seek Beauty, Will Find It

    Over the weekend I saw the film, Bill Cunningham New York, a documentary about the New York Times street fashion photographer. It’s been years since I’ve wandered into to the Style section of the Times where Bill’s weekly On the Street photo-scrapbook lives (this week’s column, Reality Check). The film is an inspiration to those […]

  • Google Flight Search UI – Brilliant

    Google Flight Search UI – Brilliant

    Google’s Flight Search scatter plot visualization of fares is brilliant. Word is that fare data is still light (they don’t have any international, non-US fares) but the UI has put all other travel comparison sites on notice.

  • Airbnb started as Air Mattress, Bed and Breakfast

    Touching story about how Airbnb started and grew into what it is today. Talk given by Joe Gebbia, Airbnb co-founder. PSFK CONFERENCE NYC 2011: Joe Gebbia from Piers Fawkes on Vimeo.