Postmodern French TechnoFunk Action Figures?
Okay, so musicians often have likenesses of themselves created and marketed, but they aren't generally what would be be considered "action figures," i.e., posable, articulable, and in this case thoroughly high-quality mini-facsimiles. No, see - Daft Punk hold a special place in the global pop-cultural consciousness.
From intricately designed manhole covers to the jaw-droppingly realistic food samples seen in restaurant window displays, Japanese people have long been known for creating aesthetically pleasing objects in the human environment. Leave it then to a Japanese artist to decorate space. Literally.
Terrie's Take: Dateline Tokyo Journalism Project, Thai Babymaking, Birthrates, and eBay & Gree Invest!
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
Thanko upgraded their flexible arm for smartphone by adding a USB port and LED light.
Click here to read about previous version of Thanko's flexible arm for smartphone.
Now you can play with your smartphone while charging it. The USB port has an extendable USB cable, so you don't need to think much about the distance between the flexible arm and an outlet.
AkihabaraNews' Editor Reno J. Tibke Talks Tech on The Kong Show Podcast
Though we're currently taking a break from producing our own podcasts, we do dispatch to spread the tech word on others!