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Favimon (beta version)

2010 Dec 16, 3:33Fight favicons pokemon style.PermalinkCommentshumor game web favicon pokemon technical via:waxy

Learning to Be Me by Greg Egan from Gedanken Fictions: Stories on Themes in Science, Technology, and Society By Thomas A. Easton

2010 Sep 6, 10:16Via Waxy, a short story on the topic of consciousness.PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy scifi fiction read short-story brain

ENVISION : Step into the sensory box on Vimeo

2010 May 21, 8:32
This is actually happening. Video of projecting light onto boxes looks very pretty.

ENVISION : Step into the sensory box from SUPERBIEN on Vimeo.

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YouTube - Content-Aware Fill Sneak Peek

2010 Mar 24, 2:41Amazing video of coming soon features to Photoshop. Photoshop has been verb'ed and now Photoshop is working on tools to make photoshopping a photo that much easier.PermalinkCommentsadobe video photoshop via:waxy technical

YouTube - Charlie Brooker - How To Report The News

2010 Jan 30, 2:26Similar to the "This is the title of a typical incendiary blog post" (http://faultline.org/index.php/site/item/incendiary/) except this is a typical news report. "...and this is a lighthouse keeper being beheaded by a lighthouse beam."PermalinkCommentsbbc humor video via:waxy satire journalism tv news

crayons « Weather Sealed

2010 Jan 18, 3:11Crayola's Law: "The number of colors doubles every 28 years!" With chart depicting Crayola colors over the years.PermalinkCommentsvisualization via:waxy history timeline crayon crayola color

Kempa.com » Absolutely surreal excerpt from a New Yorker profile of Vampire Weekend

2010 Jan 6, 1:58Tom DeLonge tries to sell Vampire Weekend a website. "...this whole thing reads like a scene from a modern-day Spinal Tap. Weird music industry insanity crossed with internet startup hucksterism with a dash of awkward standoffishness. I love it. All of this is heightened by the fact that BOTH parties are being followed by separate documentary film crews, who are filming the insanity. How weird is that?"PermalinkCommentsinternet music vampire-weekend band documentary via:waxy

YouTube - Let's Enhance

2009 Dec 17, 5:43The zoom-in-&-enhance television trope video montage. 'Wait! Go back: There's a reflection!'PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy humor youtube tv movie

YouTube - Automatic Mario~Don't Stop Me Now~【自動マリオシーケンサ×Queen】

2009 Nov 29, 1:43Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now" accompanied by 4 games of a hacked Super Mario World level. The matching of the background images between the four plays is what gets me.PermalinkCommentshumor videogame video youtube mario queen music dont-stop-me-now via:waxy

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Has Bell Invented a "Telegraph Killer"?

2009 Nov 23, 1:24"This week Bell Labs plans to roll out the Telephone, the first viable Telegraph alternative, but reports indicate they may not be ready."PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy humor telephone telegraph internet

301Works

2009 Nov 13, 6:36Hooray for the Internet Archive! "The Internet Archive and founding companies announce today the launch of 301Works.org, a service to archive shortened Universal Resource Locators (URLs). This will enable redirect services to incorporate these shortened URLs when a member company ceases business activities."PermalinkCommentsurl http redirect internet web internet-archive archive via:waxy technical

"I Love You, Mr. Star Wars" And Other Famous Movie Quotes - Supercuts - Videogum

2009 Nov 9, 11:39A montage of lines from movies containing the title of the movie. Worth it for the comments: "I'm just so tired of all these Star Wars." "That sounds really terrible. I will make sure write it all down in my TYLER PERRY'S DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN."PermalinkCommentshumor video via:waxy movie film quote

10/GUI : The Video

2009 Oct 13, 9:14I like the window management they describe: looks like it would be simple and intuitive to switch between various apps. Although the giant keyboard sized touch pad sitting right in front of the keyboard seems like they should somehow be merged.PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy gui ui technical video touchscreen multitouch

ASCIIpOrtal | Cymons Games

2009 Sep 23, 3:13ASCIIpOrtal is now released!PermalinkCommentsascii text game videogame humor portal valve free via:waxy

YouTube - (RELEASE) Half-Life2: All sounds replaced with my voice

2009 Sep 18, 1:54A HL2 mod in which guy replaces all game sound effects with his voice...PermalinkCommentsvideo humor halflife hl2 videogame game via:waxy

Embeddable Google Document Viewer

2009 Sep 10, 6:11Google Documents can render any PDF on the web simply via an URL API. Step 2, implement HTML5. Step 3, call registerContentHandler('application/pdf', 'http://docs.google.com/gview?url=%s')PermalinkCommentspdf google web internet html5 technical via:waxy

The Hierarchy Of Digital Distractions | Information Is Beautiful

2009 Sep 8, 7:29The food pyramid of digital distractions.PermalinkCommentshumor visualization information pyramid hierarchy distraction procrastination twitter facebook phone via:waxy

'Reading Rainbow' Reaches Its Final Chapter : NPR

2009 Sep 1, 4:20"Grant says that PBS, CPB and the Department of Education put significant funding toward programming that would teach kids how to read — but that's not what Reading Rainbow was trying to do."PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy history tv read reading-rainbow levar-burton pbs npr

ASCII Animation (ASCIImation) "Morph" by Skylined (using JavaScript)

2009 Aug 31, 4:41"The Morph and the Mandelbrot animation are all real-time ASCII and done via JavaScript code. The "Shark-like" Skylined logo looks like 3D and really cool. I was amazed when I saw it for the first time." Is this the Skylined that I know? That's some hardcore ASCII animation.PermalinkCommentsskylined javascript ascii via:waxy animation

Google ASCII Art Easter Egg

2009 Aug 31, 4:12"If you search Google for ascii art, the Google logo itself will turn into... ASCII art."PermalinkCommentsgoogle ascii art humor logo via:waxy
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