Tim Jacobsen

Behind Simple Ingenuity

Behind Simple Ingenuity

Some of the greatest inventions of the modern era--the microprocessor, the internal combustion engine, Bloody Marys--took years of development and contain complex systems and parts working in perfect harmony....

I'm CEO...Bitch! Card Case

I’m CEO…Bitch! Card Case

Mixing business and pleasure might be frowned upon, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't have business cards on you at all times. You never know when you're going to run into a pote...

Aspen Day 6: Roll Credits

Aspen Day 6: Roll Credits

The last day of screenings, and my last day at Aspen Film Shortsfest, was split into 3 blocks: a 3:45 animation extravaganza, a 6pm block and a 9pm block. Trust me when I tell you that the festival went all out for this one...

Aspen Day 5: I Love Aspen

Aspen Day 5: I Love Aspen

I almost feel bad sleeping in, but it's been a long few days and this bed is comfortable. I find out that my hotel has $16 pocket-sized o2 tanks for sale, so I buy one and take a few deep breathes....

Aspen Day 4: Grape Expectations

Aspen Day 4: Grape Expectations

Organizing the festival the way it is - by keeping its screenings in two blocks later in the day - it gives you enough time to enjoy the day. While some of this time is used to...

Kindness Above Malice

Kindness Above Malice

We spend a lot of time talking about the latest and greatest in everything from watches to wallets and gadgets to girls, but we're going to take a break for one post to tal...

Speakers That Think Outside The Box

Speakers That Think Outside The Box

Your computer has a paint job similar to a Ferrari. Your phone looks like an alien communication device. Your wallet is made of recycled rubber. You clearly aren't a person content with coloring in the lines or...

Robo Rainbow

Robo Rainbow

Described as "a complicated technical solution to aide in simple acts of vandalism" the Robo Rainbow was created to tag up the streets with the perfect rainbow. It's a cool idea an...