27 June 2007

The future will have no 'OFF' switches ...

There is little doubt left in my mind that in the future, we will be surrounded by an ever increasing number of 'ON' switches and a complete absence of 'OFF' switches.
That's right. No 'OFF' switches whatsoever. In fact, I think the very notion of 'not being on' will eventually become alien to the human condition and quietly fade into obsolescence, while simultaneously giving rise to a deeper more intuitive meaningful understanding of the function, 'On Standby'.

Of course, I don't imagine some wasteful ridiculous future where the lights are on twenty-four seven, rather I envision a future where the lights 'know' they are currently on zero luminescent 'standby' and are waiting to increase that value accordingly. I mean look at this crazy light switch for example, it's already happening, in fact it's been happening for some time.

A future where there is no 'Offline' to speak of. A future where everything is actively self organised, self powered, downloading, uploading and updating a constant user generated streaming feed of social network communicati.

In short. I think in the future, everything will always in some way, shape or form, be either 'ON', 'sub-ON' or simply ' currently inactive', but never in terms which you could best describe as 'OFF'.

What do you think?

By Erueti Brown with 2 comments

26 June 2007

More than the sum of its parts...

It's amazing just how quickly things can spiral out of hand and go from a simple creative idea to a simply stupid idea.

Here's where I admit I may have bitten off more than I can actually chew.

With one very supportive resourceful fiancée and my whole hearted passionate promises to deliver something truly astounding - Here I am now, for reasons I can no longer clearly remember, looking at what can only be described as 'quite the mother load cache' of keyboards...

I know. WTF right?

By Erueti Brown with 2 comments

25 June 2007

Ebony & Ivory?

I'm not exactly sure why I've been holding on to these pictures for so long. I rediscovered them yesterday while cleaning up some folders and thought what a great contrast of imagery, I might as well share them with any audience who may not have viewed them before I dump them forever.

The first photograph here has a detailed well documented history, but to cut a long story short - it was snapped in April 26, 1926 and depicts ... well a few 'good ole boys' out having a good time.

The second photograph even though more recent has proven harder for me to validate or find any information about other than ... a few more 'good ole bwoys' out having a good time.

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22 June 2007

A glorious expression of a woman?

Crikey! Is that an albino Walrus?
How has something like this managed to escape my attention for so long? Until a few moments ago, I knew nothing about these handmade ' Wondrous Vulva Puppets'. I think they're magnificent and suddenly feel an overriding compulsion to acquire several. Actually I'm kidding. They're not cheap. Being priced somewhere between $US400-$US600 a pop, you can excuse the pun when I say,
F@#k that!

More than a mere provocative plushy or a pussy puppet plaything - (sorry couldn't stop myself) - The Wondrous Vulva Puppet serves as a great educational teaching aid, 'allowing a connection with the emotional and spiritual aspects of sex', 'rather than evoking embarrassment'.

Here's where you can find out more, and here's the link to 'The Original Wondrous Vulva Puppet Collection', where you can perhaps purchase a vulva puppet of your very own.

* I think this one should come with a cute topical creme or ointment accessory, because I'd be making an appointment for that ...

By Erueti Brown with 4 comments

20 June 2007

Gettin' my Pointdexter on.

Sheesh, over the last 72 hours I've been pounding out the uber geek 2.0. Constant template upgrades, creating an Eru's LifeCache widgetbox blidget, RSS feeds, Twttering and joining the wonderful MyBlogLog community - to name a few.
That being said, I just had to step my nerd stats up even more by removing the circuit sheet from an otherwise perfectly operational gifted keyboard - Just so I could make a wallet.
Sure, there are a few design kinks left to iron out (such as clumsy duct taping and a giant paper clip to keep it closed for now) but on the whole, a cool idea and not too shabby for a first attempt I say.

* A comprehensive 'How to' construction plan for anyone keen to make their own can be found here via Instructables.

By Erueti Brown with 2 comments

18 June 2007

Something for the lil' General's war room perhaps?

What can I say? Like rubbernecking some horrible car crash, I'm ashamed and yet strangely fascinated by these highly intricate but garish Afghan 'War Rug' designs. Providing you could get it passed customs, I'm thinking fuck the welcome mat.
View the complete catalog here after the jump.

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16 June 2007

Something borrowed, Something Blue.

After a long uphill struggle, I've decided to embrace inevitable change and give up my coveted '3 column Minima black' template for good. Right now I'm shopping around for a fresh new look which for now at least, I think I've found in this Wordpress inspired theme. Expect to see more overhauling if you stop by through the week while I attempt to feel out an easy to customise WYSIWYG template that works. Cheers for bearing with me!

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06 June 2007

Stop It Girls!

Nothing sums up the decadent years of the 1980's more for me than those XL large type "Choose Life" Wham T-shirts (or those Frankie Goes to Hollywood "Relax Don't Do it" XL tees too for that matter) and this video - Duran Duran's "Girls on Film" 6:25 mins - The uncensored version. NSFW.
Quite the lengthy intro for back in the day at 1:39, it's still one of my all time favourite tunes -

Weren't they a pack of saucy rudies!

Update Thurs 07/06: Well how very odd indeed that you tube pulled the video after it being up for well over a year? Just a coincidence with my posting? I think not!

Update Tues 12/06: Aha! Found again here at good ol' dirty Daily Motion.

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