2 Aug
LIAS checks into the most expensive hotel in the world

In 1993 William Gibson wrote an infamous critique on Singapore in Wired, entitled “Disneyland With the Death Penalty“. 18 years later, chewing gum is still banned, and his portrayal of a sanitized, technocratic, insipidly consumerist culture still has some truth to it. So what would he make of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? Whether arriving […]

12 Apr
Diamonds are forever, but time antiquates technology

I know we all love bling and we trust our upper-class to make irrational decisions when it comes to frivolously spending their money, but this is ridiculous. Charging $215,000 for a cellphone seems crazy when you consider that it will fall out of fashion the following year. It’s almost as crazy as buying a diamond […]