No escaping Scheler: glypticians illuminate Apple

Glypticians are a discreet part of luxury manufacturing (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/21/fashion/jewelry-gems-carving-cameos.html).  Crafting relief images from stone and gems, glypticians belong to an ancient and rarefied world. Striking in the article is a comment by a Hong Kong glyptician, Wallace Chan, that the craft requires the glyptician to not only make his or her own tools but to…

Circuits printed onto fabric x David Hume

This is some news: researchers at Cambridge have printed electrical circuits directly onto sustainable fabric (http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/fully-integrated-circuits-printed-directly-onto-fabric).  If we don’t literally become cyborgs, looks like we’ll be wearing fabrics soon that’ll make us rather like cyborgs on the outside.  Clothes linked directly to the internet?  Your Pinterest moving across your jumper?  David Hume is thrilled.