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Honeywell: The Multics System Brochure, 1975

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Honeywell: The Multics System Brochure, 1975

Oh my god, Becky, look at the cover. This 1975 Honeywell cover is reminiscent of the classic Romek Marber Penguin covers that every designer has been, in recent years, reproducing like rabbits.

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March 14, 2012

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Design, Layout, Technology

Empty Memory: USB Jewelry Collection

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Empty Memory: USB Jewelry Collection

There are a lot of interesting USB drives out there. Some have caught my eye, but none have managed to steal my heart, until now.

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March 7, 2012

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Art, Industrial Design, Technology

HP-01 Digital Wristwatch Calculator

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HP-01 Digital Wristwatch Calculator

THe HP-01 is a combination digital wristwatch, calculator and personal calendar. Performed more than three-dozen functions to manipulate and interrelate time, calendar and numeric data. It demonstrated HP’s excellence at miniaturization.

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February 24, 2012

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Docomo: Touch Wood (Wood Xylophone)

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Docomo: Touch Wood (Wood Xylophone)

A beautiful, promotional piece for the Docomo Touch Wood SH-086 phone, titled 森の木琴 (Wood Xylophone). It's hard to believe this is a product commercial to sell a phone [...]

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April 21, 2011

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Life in Perpetual Beta: A Labor of Love

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Life in Perpetual Beta: A Labor of Love

One day, Melissa Pierce woke up, got out of bed, and had an realization. There was a revolution going on. Somewhere, everywhere, and right now.

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December 23, 2010

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Culture, Technology, Web

Xerox Diablo HyType I

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Xerox Diablo HyType I

Designed in 1973, this Xerox Diablo HyType I catalog has not lost a drop of awesome. The cover, while seemingly arbitrary at first glance, takes on a second meaning after you learn what Xerox is selling.

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November 18, 2010

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Minimalism, Print, Technology

Solo: Creative Project Management

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Solo: Creative Project Management

Solo is a brand new project management tool that's made for and designed by creatives. Having used both Basecamp and ActiveCollab extensively, I'm pretty excited about giving Solo and its gorgeous grid-based interface a spin.

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October 27, 2010

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Technology, Web, software

EAI 640 Digital Computing System

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EAI 640 Digital Computing System

These awesome photographs are from a 1966 EAI catalog advertising the 640 Digital Computing System. It's not often that you see huge computer systems sitting right in the middle of what looks like a corporate courtyard.

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October 27, 2010

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Diving With Josephine Cochrane

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Diving With Josephine Cochrane

Josephine Cochrane, a wealthy Illinois socialite, invented the dishwasher in 1886 out of resentment for hand-washing dishes. Her company later became what is known today as KitchenAid.

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October 19, 2010

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1984 Atari Catalog

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1984 Atari Catalog

A sweet Atari catalog from 1984 that featured Atari home computers, printers, disk drives, modems, joysticks, and accessories.

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September 20, 2010

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Pecha Kucha and the Art of Presentation

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Pecha Kucha and the Art of Presentation

Pecha Kucha: twenty slides with twenty seconds per slide adding up to a six minute forty second presentation for each speaker.

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August 10, 2010

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Artists, Culture, Technology

IBM System/360

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IBM System/360

Some gorgeous photography from an IBM marketing booklet in 1964. Really love the warm hues, unconventional angles, and the wonderful depth of field.

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June 4, 2010

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Photography, Technology, fashion