iphone as a medium

anonymous asked:

Atticus, if you can reveal to us, what all will you be adding to the store when the new stuff comes in? I love all of your stuff, but I don't really use paper goods often, and that's genuinely the only reason I haven't bought yet

Late summer/early autumn:

  • Mugs (normal size and large)
  • Shirts
  • Pillows (throw pillow and bed pillow size)
  • Phone cases (specifically iPhone though I’m stumbling through expanded versions, I’ll know more this summer)
  • Posters (medium size and large-normal-poster size, details to come)
  • Totebags
  • Enamel pins
  • Small pocket mirrors (will likely be a small number of designs to see how well they go)
  • Zipper pulls for jackets/bags
Creepypasta #1147: Windows 95

Length: Medium

Many years ago, before iPhones, tablets, and computers that actually work pretty well, we were stuck with PCs operating Windows 95. My first computer was an old IBM, and I used the damn thing on a daily basis.

Windows 95 was the first operating system that I can remember using somewhat frequently. I’d do homework, check my email, and occasionally play a game or two. The choices were somewhat limited at this point in time. If you’ve heard of the game “Ski Free,” then you’re tracking with me.

Anyway, there was something kind of odd about Windows 95. There was a quirk with the OS, something that, in hindsight, seems kind of sinister. Moreover, there’s one experience that has stayed with me all these years, becoming an obsession of sorts where I actually fear it will happen again. But more on that in a little bit. First, the issue with Windows.

One night I was up late searching online. I’d probably gone to Ask Jeeves - a now antiquated search engine that featured a butler. This is all somewhat superfluous information, but I’ll go with it. Anyway, I was searching the internet (homework I think), and I came across this weird feature of Windows 95. It was this little companion that popped up on your screen and helped you navigate the search engines.

This little feature was a floating face. Nothing too fancy, really. Black circles for eyes, a line for a mouth and that’s it. It was a round white face. This feature would sort of bob by the page and then you’d ask it to help you. I remember because it had this robotic voice that was kind of funny.

I was pretty young when I was using this device, but I’d search for a while and then he’d pop up and ask me what I was doing. I thought this was kind of helpful. But one time, on one night, he asked me a strange question.

“How old are you?”

“13” I typed.

“Where do you live?”

“California.”

“Los Angeles, I see.”

“Yeah, that’s right,” I replied.

“Are you a good boy?”

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iPhone X — Top ‘Notch’ 

Medium post from Evi Meyer explains the future plans of mobile computing, moving away from smartphones to head mounted displays:

As the iPhone closes the gap between mobile devices and desktop computers, it has cut out a place for itself as the single provider of a true desktop-class performance on a mobile device. Their position opens up many doors for customers and developers alike.

We can now develop software once thought impossible on mobile devices due to computing limitations. The biggest and most exciting advantage of this development is that mobile devices are with us day and night; everywhere.

Imagine how much data our smartphones can collect every day — about our habits & behaviors (apps usage), environments (location, camera, WiFi, Bluetooth), health and fitness, voice (microphone), face (camera), home and lifestyle (HomeKit) and so much more. Now take all of this data and let a machine learning based program analyze it to create assumptions about everything — including potential relationships. The opportunities are endless, for those consuming and those developing for those consumers.

… Over time, we will use our smartphones less to connect with each other and rely on wearables like AR powered glasses and Smart Watches to do both work-related and social tasks. Smartphones might power these devices for some time (like the PC and smartphone in its early days), until a capable hardware can be formed in a very small scale. 

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My first ever giveaway!!!
I wanted to do a little something to thank all my wonderful followers
What’s included:
-blue fujifilm instax mini 8 camera
-fujifilm instax instant film mini (5 packs)
-sunshine lights to hang up
-halo portable charger (iphone 4 and newer compatible)
-$25 iTunes gift card (not scratched off)
-size medium ivory bralette
-“I love you to the moon and back” pillow
-ONE of the two signs (either the moons or wanderlust)

Everything is from urban outfitters except the pillow, charger, and gift card

Rules
-MBF disarranqe (that’s me)
-likes do NOT count
-may reblog as many times to increase chances
-winner will be chosen on November 14 using a random generator

(Please do not delete the text)
Good luck!!