Month: June 2014

Posted on: June 27, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Polaroid’s cool cam

Polaroid released its cool cam in 1988. It’s basically a pimped Polaroid 600 with fancy neon colours. More infos can be found in the Impossible Project – Camera Museum.

Posted on: June 24, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Susan Kare, Iconographer – About designing icons and symbols

Susan Kare is undoubtedly a pioneer of user interface graphics and pixel art. She worked on the original Macintosh Team at Apple and joined Steve Jobs at NeXT as a Creative Director. Among her portfolio many famous clients can be found, e.g. Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Paypal, Glam and many others. If you are …

Posted on: June 23, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Instant – The story of Polaroid

I just recently read Christopher Bonanos’ Instant – The Story of Polaroid in a special limited edition published by Princeton Architectural Press, October 2012. On the back of the book it says: “Edwin Land was one of Steve Jobs’s first heroes, and this book shows why. He created a startup in a …

Posted on: June 17, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Tuna Sashimi at Matsumi

Being back in Hamburg for just a few days, I stopped by at Matsumi, my all time favourite Japanese Restaurant, for some delicious Sashimi. In fact, it was a gigantic sashimi platter with the finest assortment of fish selected by sushi chef Hideaki Morita. The tuna repertoire was of particular …

Posted on: June 15, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Tim Cook, Making Apple His Own

Minh Uong/The New York Times Tim Cook, Making Apple His Own – A profile of Tim Cook by the New York Times about his leadership at Apple over the past years and the differences compared to Steve Jobs’s management style.

Posted on: June 15, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Daring Fireball: How Apple TV Might Disrupt Console Gaming

Daring Fireball: How Apple TV Might Disrupt Console Gaming neunetz: “The A7 will be a year old this fall; I bet Apple could put it in a $99 Apple TV. Combine that with the Metal API for graphics, and Apple TV becomes a compelling device games.”

Posted on: June 14, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

The Impossible Project: Bringing back Polaroid (Wired UK)

The Impossible Project: Bringing back Polaroid (Wired UK) Florian Kaps is on a mission to rescue instant film. So he has taken over an abandoned Polaroid factory in Holland… and rebooted it An article from 2009 about The Impossible Project in Wired UK with some details on their motivation, their inspiration …