Updated – Hooked On

The previous Hooked On section: Music > De De Mouse Anime > Level E App > Instagram For the 3 new ones, check aka.me‘s top page

Instagram web apps round-up

I’ve recently fallen in love with Instagram (I am @aka_me there), the photo-sharing tool. It’s managed to put me back in a mood I was last in in the early Flickr years: the pleasure to take photo on a near daily basis pay more attention to my surroundings in search of interesting snaps to share […]

Updated – Hooked On

The previous Hooked On section: Music > Arcade Fire Anime > Kuragehime App > Carcassonne For the 3 new ones, check aka.me‘s top page

“VIP Art Fair” Website Review

The Viewing In Private (VIP) Art Fair (Jan. 22 – Jan. 30) is the first major online art fair in years, and part of a growing worldwide trend to move art trading activities online. To the casual museum-goer, the idea of a limited time online art fair may seem puzzling, or even pointless. But to collectors, […]

Selling our Wooden Igloo Bookshelf

Own a unique piece of furniture created by 2 Tokyo architects in 2007. Called the Uroko-ya (“uroko”: “fish scale” referring to the felt tiles covering it and “ko-ya”: small room) it has been used as a bed “igloo” in our studio for the past 3 years and featured in countless design mags and websites. We […]

Updated – Hooked On

The previous Hooked On section: Music > Lady Gaga Anime > Durarara!! App > Instapaper For the 3 new ones, check aka.me‘s top page

URGENT ET TRES IMPORTANT

je t’apprends que j’ai accompagné en Afrique un aumônier  pour un projetj’ai des soucis car l’aumônier moi et le guide avons étés agressé dans la nuit d’hier par une bande armée, vraisemblablement en provenance du nord de la Cote d’Ivoire.l’aumônier a reçu plusieurs coups de poignards au ventre et le guide a de grave blessures […]

Quick tips for daddies thinking about madness and civilization

Eliyo’s changed daycare twice in the past 7 months and finally entered public daycare last week, so I can very much relate to Oliver’s recent status: “Just brought the boy to daycare. Waited in the door for 15 Minutes, listening to him crying, thinking about madness and civilization…“ It is not necessarily related to going […]

Updated – Hooked On

The previous Hooked On section: Music > Anamanaguchi Anime > The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009) Games > Words With Friends For the 3 new ones, check aka.me‘s top page

Things I’ll never build – Part MCLIII

We all have ideas that we’d love to turn into products. I thought I should start sharing some of them since I’ll never get to building them. Here is a website I will never build, but would love to use: It’s called longtime.com and help you reconnect with people you haven’t gotten in touch with […]

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    Based in Paris & Tokyo, Paul Baron is a senior product manager for hire. Ex-@AQworks. Co-founder of cultural platform Tokyo Art Beat.
    Service design, interaction design, startups, user research.
    Posts a few times a decade since 2003.

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