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MUJI X Sensible 4’s Self-Driving Bus premiered in Finland. We got a chance to sit in it!

It’s only natural that the world’s first fully autonomous self-driving bus would come out of Finland. Finland, believe it or not, is often considered to be the ‘Silicon Country’ that gave the world Nokia and pretty much set the very blueprint for mobile communications. Nokia was founded in Finland, and for over two grand decades before Apple launched the iPhone, Nokia was the standard to beat. In fact, there’s a high likelihood that your first phone was a Nokia (I know mine was). Post-2010 whe...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Transportation, Japan, Design, Technology, News, Microsoft, Nokia, Automotive, Finland, Popular, Editorial, Helsinki, Product Design, Muji


Clockwork Planet Sucks Hard

Futuristic title Clockwork Planet revolves around the normal Naoto as he discovers and fixes a broken automaton that seemingly everyone is looking for, landing the youth into a world of trouble while providing viewers with a wealth of action, mystery…
Tags: News, Fantasy, Anime, Moe, Image Gallery, Naoto, XEBEC, Clockwork Planet


Wikipedia says I coined “Idaho Stop”

When I attended the Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit the other week, I met local cycling legend Ray Hosler. He and I both were interested in what California Bicycle Coalition Director David Snyder said when somebody asked why CalBike doesn’t support an “Idaho Stop” law for California. You can read what Snyder had to say in Ray’s post on the topic here, where I also learned that I apparently coined the term “Idaho Stop” in 2008. According to Wikipedia: The term “Idaho Stop” came into use a...
Tags: California, Wikipedia, San Francisco, Blog, Sport, Cycling, Idaho, Silicon Valley, Cbc, Ray, Snyder, Jim, Stallman, California Bicycle Coalition, Naoto, David Snyder


Cycling to the Boro-ichi Market in Setagaya, Tokyo.

On a cold day under crisp blue Tokyo winter skies myself and four others set out on a ride from Studio C in Sasazuka to visit Setagaya-ku's famous Boro-ichi Market. Setagaya Boro-ichi has been officially recognised as one of Tokyo's intangible cultural assets dating back over 430 years. Beginning in he 1570s as a "free market" where taxes were removed to boost the ailing economy Boro-ichi flourished as a place to buy and sell old fabric scraps. Later Boro-ichi became a year-end market adding fa...
Tags: Feature, Events, Tokyo, California Highway Patrol, Jack, Routes, Ken, Brad, Byron Kidd, Setagaya Tokyo, Sasazuka, Setagaya, Kandagawa, Inokashira Dori, Once Chad, Blue Lug