JWZ: "Which probably translates to, 'Take your ad-targetting snake-oil and repurpose it to execute brown people with drones'. You know, kind of like how Wehrner von Braun aimed for the stars, but mostly hit London."
Avid readers, forget bookmarks*. Here's a classy way to hold your place in the books you're reading. It's called the "Wisdom Tree" and it's also a lamp. This wood nightstand topper stacks up to five books separately. Pre-order now from Bookniture for an early August ship date ($69). *j/k, they're cool too! (Rusty's Electric Dreams)… READ THE REST
The Folio Society is releasing a limited edition collection of all 118* short stories written by Philip K. Dick — and like a lot of the Folio Society's work, the graphic design is absolutely stunning. Check out the video for more about the process: This limited edition of Philip K. Dick's The Complete Short Stories,… READ THE REST
My father was an electrical engineer at IBM in the 1960s and developed tape drive technology there, so when I saw designer Love Hulten's storage cabinet inspired by the IBM 2401 tape drive, I felt nostalgic. Hulten also designs cool retro video game consoles and synthesizers. I recommend his Instagram. READ THE REST
The world of web-connected devices and DIY electronics projects shifts daily. In fact, with the explosion of ingenious applications of the foundational Internet of Things technology, it isn't hyperbole to say it's shifting almost minute to minute. Five years ago, the IoT universe changed again with the introduction of ESP32, a dual-core microcontroller chip with… READ THE REST
There's a plumbing problem somewhere inside your walls. There's something blocking the garbage disposal. That missing sock has got to be hiding out back behind the dryer. And what the heck is that noise up in that crawlspace or attic? Your home is full of mysteries. Not too long ago, that would have required a… READ THE REST
Considering how easy it is to do most things in our technologically advanced world, it's still fairly shocking how difficult it can still be at times to do something relatively simple — like present an idea. Say you saw a photo online with a piece of art in the background that you'd like to feature… READ THE REST