This is a classic example of what I’m always going on about… about what I find interesting about the phase we’re going into.
Theo Jansen makes these
If you haven’t seen them before, check them out on youtube.
A segway is this…
Which is an invention that came out with a load of hype, and… well, sortof fell flat on its face really. It became an instant dorkmobile, although it would be a hell of a lot of fun, on carpet, when drunk.
Again, it’s one of those things that doesn’t really become interesting until the innovation side of things is thrown to the crowds.
Apropos of nothing, this also caught my eye
What could possibly go wrong?