Every teen-aged boy wants one

Well, actually every thirty-something man I know wants one. Aerofex, a California-based company, is making strides toward fulfilling Star Wars dreams. They look pretty cool and the engineering is awesome, but it was only when I read about some potential use cases that I got excited: Continue reading “Every teen-aged boy wants one”

Room for Reading

I am a passionate reader. ‘Addict’ is probably a more apt description; I can stay up all night, telling myself I’ll only read one more chapter. And, as a designer, I love the way books add character to a room. So it was with mixed feelings that I received a Kindle for Christmas this year. Don’t get me wrong: the idea that I never have to be without something interesting to read ever again fills me with glee. And if I’d had one while traveling around India, I would probably suffer less from back pain now.

But the idea that I’m unlikely to buy physical books any more is a strange one. Continue reading “Room for Reading”