on 2015-01-19 07:47
'Seeing totally unrelated objects perfectly nestle inside of each
other provides a certain kind of peace in an otherwise chaotic
We couldn't agree more.
on 2010-02-17 15:10
A series of 'hardware hacks' that
crossed my path.
A lot of these hacks were found at thereifixedit.com.
"Anytime anyone anywhere has used duct tape, zip-ties and bubble
gum to hold something together with just enough tensile strength to
not instantly kill everyone in the room…that’s a
kludge. Whether it was to get your first car, which was older than
you, to last another month or simply to avoid having to buy new
headphones, almost everyone has kludged something. We just
encourage taking photos for e-fame."
What all of these hacks have in common is that each of them tells a
kind of personal story, they all add a human layer to the
mass-produced, as if you can almost hear the cursing or laughter of
the people who performed the hacks.
Customizing by adapting one or more
Customizing by transforming the function of the object
replacing one or more components.