Brevity is the soul of Flip. I've been enjoying the proliferation of short, sweet video clips taken with the ultracompact and low-cost digital camcorder. NYC-based PR terrorist Peter Shankman sneakily turned his Flip on while passing it through the TSA flight screening machine, and the resulting footage is above. Link. It's simple, but I like the sparkly parts where the poor little camera gets nuked. Pre-emptive note to actual nuclear scientists who will correct my semantics in the comments: shut up.
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.