Monday, April 14, 2008

Anthropology: long, cool Finnish

The umpteenth reason why the Finnish are so cool: if you are going to make a list of complaints about life, might as well sing it! Thanks to Laura for the link:

I love the Nokia ringtone parody that starts at 2:12....
Also, I have mentioned the intrepid Nokia design guru, "human-behavior researcher” and “user anthropologist" Jan Chipchase few months ago in one of my regularly scheduled pieces of Finnish fawning non-fiction. Now the New York Times magazine is getting on with the program:

NYT article: Can the Cellphone Help End Global Poverty?

Now to back fighting the Design from Hell while trying to get things done on my laptop.