Archive for September, 2006

Test your food before you eat it

Another piece of future-ware shown at the 2006 designboom / BUESSEL competition. David Tsai, the designer of the so called “Nutrinator” imagines its use in assessing and tracking food content to allows for more conscious and careful food consumption.…Are there peanuts in it? Is there MSG? How many calories is this meal? Nutrinator will let [...]


Cutting Board with Integrated Scale

Cut and measure ingredients with the same tool = one dish less to clean and less time spent. Sounds good but so far its only a design prototype. The cutting scale was designed by Jim Termeer and Jess Giffin. It won the 3rd price at the 2006 designboom / BUESSEL design competition. The two designers [...]


Turn E-Mail Spam into Flowers

excerpt of test01 entry


Neuros OSD: First Open Source Media Center

Neuros made available beta versions of their new expandable open source media center called OSD this week to developers and testers alike. The OSD (“open source device”) is a replacement of Neuros’s DVR set-top box loaded with masses of new features. It can record MPEG-4 video from analog sources such as cable or broadcast TV [...]


Philips Research: Cloths show emotions and T-shirts are glowing

In the last weeks Philips has shown impressive new technology and applications from their Research and Design centers. Lumalive integrates LEDs into normal wearable fabrics without compromising the softness or flexibility of the cloth. Cloth that light up the emotions of the wearerThis application has been demonstrated with a series of cloths that express the [...]


Monty Python’s All Time Classics

How to better start this blog then with a reference to some of the all-time classics from Monty Python’s. Thanks to the web you can do the time warp and watch some of their best sketches and songs on your computer. For those of you who don’t know the group Wikipedia has some background info [...]