It’s not every day one sees his family name as headline on TechMeme. Well, if that name is Scoble or Arrington, sure, but for the rest of us it’s a red-letter-day…
Well, it just happened to me, courtesy of Nokia, and the shiny new Nokia Erdos luxury phone. Last I checked a few years ago, they could not keep up with demand for the $5K Vertu phones in platinum, gold and diamond casings. The Nokia Erdos will only have brushed aluminum casing, but it’s stuffed with hi-tech, like the OLED display, a rising keyboard, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with Carl Zeiss optics, etc. Here’s a promo video:
(Why is this, and all other copies on Youtube so blurry?)
Anyway, back to Nokia. I’m a little pi***ed that they did not ask me … but in the end, it’s OK. I don’t get productized every day, after all. Just remember to send me a test unit, Nokia!
Come think of it… I think I Open Source my name. Apple, Dell, Sony, BMW, Mercedes..etc, I’m looking forward to your Erdos models. Just don’t forget to send a courtesy unit.