“Truly effective poster advertising like this improves the urban environment and brightens the viewer’s day by its presence,” writes Paul Belford, praising the campaign that is now ubiquitous across the world. The article was published over a year ago, but I think it still is very valid. FWIW, I dream of being featured in this campaign!
Dashcam are all the rage – and rightfully so, though I like the Dashcam featuring comedian Jerry Seinfield and his friends going to get coffee in exotic cars. Anyway here is a video of San Francisco in the early fifties — long before it became today’s tech Mecca — when it was a great backdrop for Dashiell Hammett‘s memorable novels!
I was in New York for a minute – or rather 36 hours to attend a friend’s 50th birthday and was reminded why I like San Francisco summers – they are colder than some winters and you don’t have to sweat like a crazy person all the time. I don’t like the hot and humid weather, though I like how colorful and beautiful the city and its residents look. I mean even the New York Black takes on a new meaning.
I have just started a new Instagram account, OmPicks, where I will share the stores of people who fascinate me. Some are friends, some are folks from different walks of life and some are just interesting. There isn’t any theme – except these B&W portraits are made by me. If you are curious, follow along on Instagram. Here is my first pick for the series: Shak!
Apple watcher/commentator John Gruber recently pointed out that Apple is making changing to the tvOS to accommodate game controllers which might finally make Apple TV realize its value as a gaming platform. I thought it might be a good idea if took a look at this history of video game controllers. Roll tape!