(The true cause of the housing bubble collapse: a 60º slope. Photographer unknown. Source. More here. Via Craig Verzone, of Terragrams.)
Editors at kerb, the annual landscape architecture journal compiled by undergraduates at the Landscape Architecture program @ RMIT, are calling for submissions for their 17th edition. They want to know:
Is Landscape Architecture dead?
Does Landscape Architecture have the capacity to deal with the potentials of the future?
What is the future of Landscape Architecture?
How can landscape be shaped by concepts/models/ideas/theories that are not normally considered relevant to Landscape?
Got some thoughts? Then send them to email@example.com.
The due date for abstracts is only a few days away — 5 September 2008 — but we are told that they will be happy to accept abstracts and full submissions up until 26 September 2008.
The company introduced a new Motorola mobile phone MOTOJEWEL. It is made in the form factor of a breakfast, which, in accordance with their "jewelry" title, in a closed state under the form reminds ogranenny gemstone. In fact, the novelty is a modification of the phone U9. MOTOJEWEL - is the image device in a stylish performance, more suitable for women. In terms of performance model is quite usual. Of these, only the manufacturer mentions 2 - Mp camera interface and support for Bluetooth. In addition, MOTOJEWEL equipped with an external display, which is not visible off, and buttons control player, made at the top cover.
MOTOJEWEL will appear in a breakfast sales in the UK in November this year. Sales will be carried out exclusively in the retail network Carphone Warehouse.
The company announced the Sony digital photo frame VAIO CP1, which has built adapter Wi-Fi, through which it can wireless way to view photos directly from the computer user, web-Google Picasa album, or vice versa load there just Captured photos. For these purposes in CP1 a USB port and memory card slots for Memory Stick, SD and CompactFlash, in addition to 128 MB of memory built.
In addition, the novelty of 7 - by the inch LCD screen resolution of 800 dots 480, allows you to view broadcast news (RSS feed) and listen to streaming Internet radio embedded stereo speakers. Where view photos no longer want, Sony VAIO CP1 could become a analog or digital clock, which, when switched off the light in the room can be automatically extinguished to save energy.