Would you drive a Dyson? Inventor James Dyson is sinking billions into developing a new electric car. I’m curious to see what this will be, given his ability to fairly substantially reimagine things we think we know. I am also a bit disappointed to hear that he isn’t prioritising affordability. .
There must be others, but this is the first time I’ve heard of insect foods available from a Western supermarket: Essento‘s bug burgers and meatballs are on sale at seven branches of Switzerland’s coop. .
You can explore traditional homes from around the world on Google Earth. I’m going to save this to entertain the kids on a rainy day. .
Another podcast on the Basic Income, this time the wonderful 99% Invisible look at Finland’s experiment. Worth listening even if you dislike the BI, for the notes on how Finland is applying design thinking to policy. .
I promised myself I’d do a bit of a design refresh on the blog for its tenth birthday, and the year is running away with me. I have a vision for it in mind and I hope to do it this week. If you visit and find things a bit askew or unfamiliar, please bear with me.
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