05/9/19

The Brannock Device v Nike Augmented Reality

Big Red Car here on a cloudy ATX day thinking about shoes.

The gold standard for measuring feet — since 1927 — is something called the Brannock Device. It can be purchased from the company on their website www.brannock.com.

You know all about it. Here is the Brannock device in all of its ambidextrous loveliness. Look familiar?

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09/5/18

Nike – Social Justice Warriors

So, I have long given up on the National Football League and, of course, it’s college football season, so who needs them?

Turns out Nike does and made the fallen angel Colin Kaepernick the centerpiece of their 30th anniversary “Just do it!” advertising campaign.

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Doesn’t impact me – well, other than I am not buying any Nike stuff, but I’m a long time vintage Adidas guy anyway.

So, I got interested in what other social justice things Mighty Nike was involved in and, WOW, did I find out some troubling stuff.

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