Let me be the nearly the first to say Steve would never have allowed this, even if in fact he demanded it for years and the entire organization had to adopt an incredibly tense and dangerous set of procedures to allow him to think that one was in development without it ever actually being manufactured, including but not limited to the ostentatious hiring of a top executive from a rival tech company solely for the purpose of making Steve think it was happening, who ultimately "failed" and was "fired" to smooth out Steve's meat, while a fake scandal about antenna problems was placed in the media to smooth out our meat. But now a final promise must be upheld, an utterance honored from the threshold of the New Life: "That's how we get them, Jony. The gold iPhone! The holdouts. The insane ones. The oil wives and Russian drug dealers. We have to make tools for these kinds of people."
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
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Shake, stir, and muddle your way to delicious homemade cocktails with this must-have bar set. Expect only the finest quality tools from MakersKit — enabling you to unleash your inner mixologist.Top 12 Favorite Things of 2014, Sunset MagazineQuart-size vintage-style Mason jar shakerRetro double jigger for accurate measurementsStrainer & spouts for a mixologist-style smooth pourHardwood muddler […]
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.