Sci-Fi Hong Kong

Captured on the street of Hong Kong/Shanghai in 2006. Colin Mutchler over at ActiveFreeMedia providing the soulful acoustic tunes, courtesy of the YouTube audio swap function.

The beauty of genius

Okay, give her a simple question: Did South Africa score a goal after extra time? Yes/No or give me a bizarre answer for 2 extra points. Poor girl — that’s a very public humdinger. Let’s be honest, we’ve all lost our train of thought at one time or another. Miss South Carolina admitted her “momentarily lapse of reason” the next day on breakfast television. She even laughed about it– and all of us can laugh too. But don’t forget the lesson: simple answers, always. Original story read on The Times.

Pleasures with ichat

Apple iChat enabled this sparky conversation with some distant friends in Scotland. Okay, some credit does go to broadband internet for providing a fast, stutter-free video connection. I’m putting this up out of great respect for the humor/spontaneity of good video chat. These lovely bunch of friends are all alumni of Edinburgh College of Art.