Talk Shop Fridays: Pet Politics

Posted on January 4, 2008 Under Life

It's finally 2008, and we all know what that means: Dub-ya is on his way out of the White House. Most of us are thrilled about that; some of us are not so thrilled about that (ahem, some), but the…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Your Resolutions

Posted on December 28, 2007 Under Life

I'm having trouble processing the fact that this time next week, a new year will be upon us. I've never really been one for New Year's resolutions -- I'm more of a "change it right now" kind of person --…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Brag on your Buddies

Posted on November 2, 2007 Under Design

On this side of the blogosphere, we find a lot of awesome things to share by a simple method of "friend stealing." What this means is; should a day come around in which the world seems dismal (ie, sneaker collabs…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Angst & Alliance

Posted on October 19, 2007 Under Life

There is a Starbucks in Boulder, CO that is open 24 hours. At inopportune moments, and generally those containing some degree of panic, this Starbucks offers a degree of convenience that independent coffee shops typically can't-- which is to say,…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Your Workspace

Posted on October 12, 2007 Under Life

I -- for the most part -- adore working at home. I am lucky to have a big space, by New York city standards anyhow, all to myself, but I still lack a dedicated office space. My dining room does…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Apple Pulls a Fast One

Posted on September 7, 2007 Under Gadgetry

After Wednesday's drastic iPhone price reduction, it came as no surprise when the phone's early adopters collectively responded with a succinctly stated "WTF." After all, the iPhone's success -- and subsequent price reduction -- was partially in thanks to the…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Whatchoo Watchin'?

Posted on August 17, 2007 Under Life

A certain someone just told me he couldn't help me come up with a TSF topic because he's too busy watching Domo-Kun on YouTube. That got me thinking -- there are times that I tell people I'm "too busy right…

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Talk Shop Fridays: How Much Is Good Design Worth?

Posted on August 10, 2007 Under Design

A couple of months ago, the Balmuda Design Floater for notebook computers made a rampant run across the design blogs. Undoubtedly, it's a beautifully designed, functional piece that's been well thought out. But at $305 for a notebook stand, who's…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Win a Monster!

Posted on August 3, 2007 Under Life

A little over a week ago, JS introduced you to Ptry, one of Mimoco's latest Mimobots. Now that we've got three to hand out, we need to hurry up and get rid of them (or I will rip them out…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Convergence vs. Divergence

Posted on July 27, 2007 Under Life

This morning, on the way to the coffee shop where I write, I passed a young lady with headphones in her ears. A normal enough occurrence for a rainy Friday morning, but the feeling that something was terribly out of…

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