Doctor's Note

A mix of essays and commentary about design, innovation, technology, society, coaching, personal and leadership development. Since 1996.

High Speed Photography of Balloon Popping

Amazing high speed photography images of people popping balloons at Make Magazine’s session at Foo Camp 05. It’s incredible how much of the …

Guitar Shred Show

I have just idled away far too much time playing with the Guitar Shred Show. Very amusing animation, nicely woven into a story and the most rockingly rock …

Smart lightbulb sends SMS when blown

So now Fujitsu have developed a lightbulb that sends you a text message when it’s blown. Aparently it does this via some kind of code in the bulb that …

Why no research here?

Okay, so everyone seems to have been asking me why none of my work or research is published here. I wish I could say it’s because it’s so super …

Playing Superman

So, did my second skydive today and it was even better than the one a few years ago. This time I actually remember the first ten seconds - check out the vein on …

WEARHEAD*PHONE from Hulger

] Another great piece of headgear thinking from my mate Nik Roope at Hulger. the WEARHEAD*PHONES are part of a show called Hearwear at the Victoria & Albert …

Nice Viral Big Ad Campaign for Carlton Beer

Continuing a very amusing trend for sending up crap advertising, Carlton Beer just released this Big Ad campaign. Visual effects by my old-flame (geddit?) …