Microsoft releases a common bridge for Kinect. A new Laser truck, but as The Register says: However, El Reg suggests the boffins in the military read Arthur C Clarke’s short story Superiority – which is on the reading list for industrial design students at MIT, and describes the dangers of such advanced weapons systems. A highly visible laser truck […]
Maurice Benayoun thinks that Parrhasius was the first Interactive Artist. I’ve always been fascinated by JFK, Errol Morris and Tink Thompson are too. I remember doing a fifteen minute presentation on the assassination when I was at IBM before Imperial. I even had a pointer. A stabilised shot. John Naughton writes in the Guardian on “Aldous […]
This is what immortality looks like. Is that what all actors desire? All of us? As Bill wrote – “All the world’s a stage”. Do we just want to be noticed? VHX distributing again – they keep picking up great films. Jonathan Franzen wrote an essay on what is wrong with the modern world that stirred […]
Gay Talese remembers the late Peter O’Toole. I think the first time I saw him was Supergirl – the next moment I remember was that most famous of all cuts: Dazed is going down to six print issues a year and scaling up its website. 2013 in review from Google Ventures. Always interesting when rivals […]
“The very laws of physics imply that artificial intelligence must be possible. What’s holding us up?” David Deutsch talking more interesting on AI. I honestly hope NESTA can get better. A lost opportunity at best. I have been seeing many more Meteor mentions recently. Alliteration Genuine FTW. Another side of JS, ASM from Mozilla for […]
Another comic about to be released as a film. Good storyboards are low hanging fruit. Thanks to Rosa for the tip. Jonte is the man behind Beyonces moves. Reunion Tower Digital Installations from Stimulant. Creativity is just annoying.
Escape from Tomorrow is a great Disney hack. A Quantum computer for anyone to use (via “the Cloud”) (soon). A tutorial to get you started. Metaverse Makeovers. Thanks to Anita Fontaine for the Meta tip.
After seeing the amazing Box demo from GMunk and Bot and Dolly, and seeing B&D’s purchase by Google (and six others in the robotics arena!), I had a look around for Open Source motion control. Dynamic Perception are doing just that.
Via Tak Fung. The Brck: “It’s the easiest, most reliable way to connect to the Internet…We designed the BRCK for the changing way we connect to the web around the world, from cafes-hoppers in San Francisco to struggling coders in Nairobi.” Julia Kagansky has left Vice/Virtue and started at the New Museum. More here. An […]
All three videos below came from this brilliant thread on Reddit. Steve Hughes on Being Offended. Bill Burr on Jobs and other things. Stewart Lee on Only Fools and Horses and everything.