Lynne Kiesling The irrepressible Manolo is infesting Chicago and about to shop on the Mile of the Magnificence (not the Mile of the Miracles). My advice to Manolo: get out in the ‘hoods! I love Michigan Avenue and Oak Street as much as any other shopping hound, but the plenitude of capitalism means that most … More Chicago Shopping Advice to Manolo: Get Out in the ‘hoods! … More Chicago Shopping Advice to Manolo: Get Out in the ‘hoods!
Lynne Kiesling While I’m at Wired, their car blog Autopia is an interesting read, particularly if you are interested in hybrid and/or hydrogen vehicle technologies. The current top post is on an Edmunds estimate that hybrids drivers saved $112 million in fuel costs in 2005. The commenters also raise some good points. … More Wired’s Autopia
Lynne Kiesling Interesting news item from Wired: Sonic Fabric is made from recycled audio tape woven with cotton, and it can be played to create (or re-create!) sound from four of the tracks on the tape. Sonic Fabric is the creation of audio-visual artist Alyce Santoro, and the Wired article describes the origins of the … More Boundless Creativity: Sonic Fabric … More Boundless Creativity: Sonic Fabric