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Facebook “Acqhires” Acrylic App Designer Dustin MacDonald

Canada-based design studio Acrylic announced Friday that founder and engineer Dustin MacDonald has been “acqhired” by Facebook. It’s a talent deal, which means Acrylic’s existing apps and technology — Pulp and Wallet — aren’t a part of the purchase, and will continue to be available (though not developed further). MacDonald will join the Facebook design team under Kate Aronowitz, the current Facebook director of design.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus