Thursday, February 4, 2010

Your Hyper Augmented Reality - a video glimpse into the future

Here's a random video I find interesting from a creative perspective (how did he do that!?) but also from a futuristic "oh shit!" hyper-reality perspective. A year ago I would have hated a future like this, but today I'm willing to embrace how technology shapes our lives. I don't want to be bombarded with brands, but I do think this type of reality - if it is augmented and a virtual alternative to interacting with people and places - can offer amazing possibilities for human interaction.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mr Scruff Takes Me Up

Was listening to Mr Scruff this AM - a track called "Music Takes Me Up" - and it inspired me to share his blend of jazz, funk and hip hop breaks with you. Mr Scruff has such a fun persona, combining original tracks and DJing with cartoons and tea. It's fun to read what he has to say about himself (via his website):

"Greetings! I am Mr. Scruff, DJ, Producer, Cartoonist & Tea Drinker. As a DJ, I play across the board, including Soul, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Reggae, Latin, African, Ska, Disco, House, Funk, Breaks, Soundtracks & loads more. As a producer I make music that draws on these influences, with a large dose of cheek & good humour. My cartoon drawings illustrate this website, my gig flyers & record/cd covers. I also have a tea company (more info at"

Blog Archive