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TLC Inventive Women

I attended a casting call for a new reality TV show for women inventors produced by TLC, Discovery Studios, and Milojo Productions. The show, hosted by TV star Kelly Ripa, is designed to help inventive women “manufacture, market … and eventually sell their product on HSN (Home Shopping Network).”

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WTF Moments in Fashion Tech History: Hipsters Edition

The Light of Invention


[Music Room at Edison National Historic Site]

I recently had the opportunity to have a private visit of the Thomas Edison National Historic Site in West Orange, New Jersey. Its Thomas Edison’s laboratory complex and it is currently being renovated. The complex is where he created the first films, recorded some of the first music records, manufactured light bulbs and phonographs and many other gadgets that changed our lives forever. Since I was there as part of team of fabricators who were helping with the renovation, I didn’t feel it was right for me to take too many pictures, but I did get this one shot of the machine shop in the early afternoon. 

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Second Skin Exhibition in San Francisco

If you are in San Francisco, be sure to stop by the Exploratorium and see the Second Skin: Imaginative Designs in Digital & Analog Clothing Exhibition. The show runs from April 29th to September 7th, 2009. For those who are unable to attend, watch this video and experience it vicariously:

 

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Send me an Angel!

Angel ChangAngel ChangI'd like to give a shout-out to my good friend, Angel Chang , for competing on Bravo TV's The Fashion Show! Angel is truly a fashion forward designer who embraces technology. Her bio on the show's website says it well: "Angel creates versatile dressing solutions for worldly women on-the-go...

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Kiss Me I'm Polish!

Agnieszka Gasparska, who did the design of the Aromatherapy Sachet for Switch Craft, has relaunched her site called kissmeimpolish.com. Agnieszka is an award winning designer with a flair for making. Check out the work and get inspired!

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SXSW 2009 was Twittastic!

Things have been wonderfully hectic and I have been Twittering away with my few friends from the SXSW Interactive and Film Festival. While I like to Tweet, this was Twittering at its best to keep up with the latest news, best panels, and parties. If you were not on Twitter, you were missing out. Here is a super quick post SXSW update. 

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Get Ready Valentine, Here Comes My Beating Heart

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and what better way to say "I Love You" than to give your sweetie a beating heart pillow! I took time to visit Banana Design Lab to talk with Yury Gitman, the creator of My Beating Heart and found out its made of pure love.

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Find Out What Celebrities You Look Like

Face recognition and pop culture collide in this cool online software on MyHeritage. You can morph into your favorite celeb or see who you look like. (see below) If you want fairly accurate results, make sure you use a picture that has a clear front view of your face - or - use a fun pict for some hilarious celeb selections.

 

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