Spotted this at the weekend. Waitrose are using a QR code on their Xmas TV ad. It’s a nice idea, but I had to stop the Sky box, rewind the TV, press pause, get my iPhone out, open a QR code reader, then take a photo. (It didn’t work btw). Who on earth is going… Continue reading Waitrose using QR Codes on TV
Logging into Twitter with your face from The Next Web on Vimeo. Technology being developed at the University of Manchester, UK as part of a European project could make your phone a lot more secure by requiring both your face and your voice in order to log in to your favourite services. Brilliant until somebody… Continue reading Mobile Login with Face & Voice Recognition
Check out the incredible array of work made with the open source framework ‘Toxiclibs’. 2010 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2010 from postspectacular on Vimeo. 2009 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2009 from postspectacular on Vimeo. Great work by Karsten Schmidt and the community. toxiclibs is an independent, open source library collection for computational design tasks with Java &… Continue reading Some love for Toxi
Google Instant went live last week. http://www.google.com By the time I got in the office on Monday people had made all these: 1- YouTube Instant http://ytinstant.com/ 2- iTunes Instant http://labs.stephenou.com/itunes 3- Google Maps Instant http://hartlabs.net/instant_maps/ 4- Google Instant Images http://cdn.michaelhart.me/mh/instant_images/ But is it good for us: Google Instant is trying to Kill Me, by Charlie… Continue reading The Week Everything Went INSTANT
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=10191761&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 FaceFlip from Max Hawkins on Vimeo. Nice bit of geekery here. I’ll try and leave Chatroulette alone now. I’m in danger of boring myself. 😉
Stick in your URL. Codeorgan analyses the <body> content. Does some clever stuff. Then plays back a musical interpretation of your content. Give it a go: http://www.codeorgan.com/ My song sounded a bit weird. Bad content I reckon. See and download the full gallery on posterous via
Magician, visualist, and technologist Marco Tempest shows off his work on “Magic Projection.” YouTube link. It’s interesting to see how a magician blends technology into his performance. Early days yet, but I can’t wait to see how this develops. Made / created with OpenFrameworks, OpenCV, Arduino, MacCam, PS3 Eyetoy camera, Wii engineering, IR tracking, MacBook… Continue reading The Worlds First AR Magician?
Think 140 character fridge magnets. Visit twittermagnets.com to submit your own poetry. Submit your creation to twitter.com/twittermagnets. Lovely.
Reacts to you mouse. Works in Safari 4 and Chrome. Have a go for yourself: http://the389.com/works/scrollbars/