An emphatic ≠

Spotted on a parking automat, I see three possible interpretations of this glyph: 1. An asterisk coupled with an equation sign (perhaps meaning that the solution to a question in the main text is hidden away in a footnote) 2. The K and the E are comfortable enough in their relation to share a bed…

Announcing the HAVERHOLM COMPLICITY

Thank you for joining the HAVERHOLM COMPLICITY – the first social network that doesn’t get in your way!

With the HAVERHOLM COMPLICITY, you are never asked to share your identity, you will never have to go through the trouble of signing up, filling in profiles, sharing your data, opting out of engagement or defining complicated privacy settings!

The HAVERHOLM COMPLICITY is entirely built on pre-web protocols, offline technologies and implied, pervasive WoM (word of mouth) strategies – for your

convenience
accessibility, and
security

– and better yet, it only exists where it counts the most: In your head!

Read more

Jochen Gerner is alive

As much as I extol the comicness of IKEA manuals, I've never satisfyingly appropriated them as comics (except for half-jokes like this and this). No need, though – we already have Jochen Gerner's home (ikea 2008): The subtitle is ikea 2008, but the work is from 2009 – using the previous year's IKEA catalogue as…