Announcing Little Printer and BERG Cloud

30 November 2011

This is just a little bit magical. There’s something incredibly compelling about a device that takes the modern internet – Foursquare checkins and all – and makes it something physical.

Also, the design and accompanying video are perfect:

Further reading:

Don't try this in Los Angeles

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Disconnected

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It's sort of fascinating how that feeling that was drilled into you as a child lingers on well into adulthood, isn't it? I have a good, fun job that I enjoy immensely but yet here I am,...

Same As It Ever Was

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Balance

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“So what do you do again?”

I reply with my standard response of working for a record...

Sex, data and rock and roll

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I’m typically not fond of...