Sociology of Apple Products – Brain-Engaging Retrofuturistic Art

Apple. Sociology. Illustration. Technology. Design. Semiotics. Geekdom.

What the hell do all these things have in common? Well, nothing, really. But French artist/designer/culture-fanatic Stéphane Massa-Bidal somehow managed to shove all these ideas together in some super blender and to actually come up with art. ART.

Beautiful, geeky art. Exactly the kind that we ThoughtPick staff find fascinating.

Before we delve, here is the series “The Sociology of Apple Objects” by French artist Stéphane Massa-Bidal.

10/GUI Multi-Touch Interface: Even better than Apple’s mighty mouse? [video]

Do you remember the first time you pinched an iPhone? Do you remember how efficient, simple and ingenious being able to do that felt? Now try to imagine what you can do to a computer if all your 10 digits are released from the 30 year old shackles of the mouse.

With Apple’s introduction of the new Mighty Magic Mouse, they are exploring the multi-touch frontier for computers and so far it looks promising. 10/GUI takes things to a totally different level. This idea is so logical, so simple, so natural that it’s one of those things that people will be saying to themselves “why didn’t I think of that?“. Hopefully we will be able to see it become a reality soon.

Do you think that such types of new Human-Computer Interfaces will become mainstream in the future?

New Apple iMac, MacBook and a Magical “Touch-Sensitive” Mouse [video]

In preparation for the holiday season, Apple unveiled today some new products; impressive high end iMacs with -sharp 16:9 displays, a redesigned plastic MacBook, and a new mouse that it as touch sensitive as is your iPhone! But how much does it cost living the Apple lifestyle?

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