All posts by Charles Simmons


Swissted: Classic Punk, Hardcore and Indie Show Flyers Meet Swiss Modernism

Classic show flyers from actual punk, hardcore and indie shows redesigned by Mike Joyce (Stereotype Design) with an eye toward Swiss Modernism.

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Top 11 Albums of 2011 – The Year of the Anticipated Release

While compiling this list, it became apparent that the majority of the releases in this Top 11 for ’11 were, in fact, follow-up releases from artists who have either had […]

Garrett McNamara Takes on 90-Foot Wave off Nazare, Portugal

Garrett McNamara Takes on 90-Foot Wave off Nazare, Portugal

While in Nazare, Portugal, working with the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute to study how the waves in the deep-water canyon off Nazare reach such unusual heights, Hawaiian big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara […]


Google+ Now Open To Google Apps Users and Brands

In answer to two of the biggest criticisms of Google+ so far, the social network has opened up to Google Apps users and now allows brands to create Google+ Pages. […]

Square card case

Square Card Case App Gives Users That Regular Feeling

The Square Card Case AppĀ feels very futuristic the first time you use it, and that’s exactly how it’s supposed to feel. This is the future of mobile payments. From Google […]

The Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem Covers The Who’s “Baba O’Riley”

Take arguably the best rock ‘n’ roll song ever written, The Who’s “Baba O’Riley”, strip out the synthesizers and apply liberal amounts of New Jersey-bred gravelly vocals and you have […]

Google Wallet

Google Wallet Aims to Let Users Pay Via Mobile Phone

Earlier this summer Google officially announced Google Wallet, a way for customers to use their mobile phones to pay for purchases by storing their credit card, gift card and coupons […]

2011 Burning Man Live Webcast

2011 Burning Man Live Webcast on uStream

Burning Man has begun. The 50,000 people who will comprise the collection of human ephemera at this annual event have started congregating in the middle of the desert to create […]