Category: Design

Great design, poor print

I used Tinkercad to make my latest Retro-design rocketship. The forward-swept wings, the thick fin-root nacelles, the pointy nose and the long cockpit canopy are reminiscent of the American space race design phase following the launch of Sputnick by…

Back when Radios looked like Robots

The Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., commonly know as Toshiba, made a lot of consumer electronics since it's beginnings in 1939. One thing that the Japanese knew was design. They incorporated the design cues trending at the time into their products, and…

M4 - One ugly Star Trek robot

In the 1969 episode "Requiem for Methuselah", the crew of the Enterprise is struck with Rigellian fever, for which the only treatment is the mineral Ryetalyn. Kirk, Spock and Dr. McCoy beam down to the planet Holberg 917-G in search of the substance…

I Make a Case for Writing My Blog on Vivaldi

I just read a book by Glenn Reynolds, "The Social Media Upheaveal". He says that we are deep reading less, and learning from headlines more. He also says that many of us share on social media articles that we have not read, more so share by the…