A couple of neat tools for making cheap camcorders produce awesome footage

There’s nothing wrong with being a critic. We serve a purpose, perhaps even a necessary one, but we’d be bootless without the work of others. I’m not entirely sure what I’m going to be working on now that I’m less-than-fully employed. But I’m leaning toward taking a creative sabbatical, enjoying the last couple of months […]

Albert Hofmann's letter to Steve Jobs

Ryan Grim hangs a short overview of psychedelic use among computing luminaries around a letter from LSD-discoverer Albert Hofmann’s letter to Steve Jobs, asking for the Apple founder’s support of Dr. Peter Gasser’s MAPS study project: Hello from Albert Hofmann. I understand from media accounts that you feel LSD helped you creatively in your development […]

Core77 made a bicycle: The Dutch Master

And a lovely bike it is: The Dutch Master features stem and pedals from Brooklyn Machine Works, maker of high-end, indestructible parts. The Brooks saddle and the Dapper Dan grips, both leather, provide unparalleled feel and an authentic patina. The BMX Crankset is complemented by front and rear drum breaks from Sturmey Archer, and the […]

Review: A week with the Mophie Juice Pack Air extended battery case for iPhone 3G/S

The original “Juice Pack” from Mophie was one of the first cases for the iPhone that included a built-in battery, but it wasn’t really much of a case. It went halfway up the back of the phone, leaving a lump not just on the back, but along the bottom as well. All the hassle of […]