Scratching Augmented Reality

I caught this post over on Peter Kirn’s Create Digital Music that shows another example of Augmented Reality being used in an extremely cool way.  Todd Vanderlin updates us on his little virtual dj projects and demonstrates how he’s using augmented reality for his scratching.  Now the only scratching I know would usually entail some…

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geek tech: the sixth sense

Was watching this insane video from TED where Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry of MITâ??s Fluid Interfaces Lab show how one can become a gargoyle from Neal Stephensonâ??s â??Snow Crashâ??: wearable tech that is the aware of the userâ??s environment – for instance projecting amazonâ??s rating of a book one is thinking of purchasing, or…

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Un-Christian Bale

Thereâ??s a little audio clip of Christian Bale losing it on the set of Terminator 4 that started floating around on the internet yesterday, this link courtesy of Tyler Durdenâ?¦ Whatâ??s sweet is that only 12 hours later, DJ RevoLucian has already set it to music so that you can your groove on while CB…

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Unipsycho

Itâ??s appropriate that riding this thing would be the equivalent of kicking me in my naughty bits; as the inventor, Ben Gulak is only 18 years old, and thatâ??s enough of a kick to the groin. Canadian too. Ouch. It looks like one wheel, but itâ??s actually 2 wheels side to side and using gyroscope…

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Yahoo <3 Flex

Well, I gotta say Yahoo is really embracing Flash and Flex – thereâ??s a really good API detailing the new AS3 Maps API for embedding Yahoo maps within a Flex or Flash interface â?? a neat little example is here. Yahoo already has some examples, screencasts and other fun bits. And to think, I was…

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The Perfect Girl

It seems thereâ??s something new happening in motion graphics classes – the idea of â??intonation exercisesâ??; thatâ??s where, using only text/typography and a spoken audio track, the video artist will try to visually express the emotion/thought/intonation behind the dialog. This is a great example created by Brian Cane to Vince Vaughnâ??s monologue of â??The Perfect…

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