Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Review: Nike Lunarglide running sneakers for men & women

Link: Review: Nike Lunarglide running sneakers for men & women

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Nike’s new Lunarglide running shoes are awesome. They’re lightweight and super flexible, and Steven and I felt a definite extra bounce in our step when we ran with these shoes vs our…

Spinning Vinyl Turns iPod Touch Into a Virtual Turntable [Apple]

Link: Spinning Vinyl Turns iPod Touch Into a Virtual Turntable [Apple]

This is Spinning Vinyl, an application that changes the speed of an MP3 song as you twist an iPod touch. It works like a turntable, changing the speed depending on the…

User Interface of the Week: Microsoft Office 2010

Link: User Interface of the Week: Microsoft Office 2010

Keep rocking that floppy disk icon, Microsoft.

More Amazing Songs Recorded Through the World (Will Make You Smile Too) [Virtual Studio]

Link: More Amazing Songs Recorded Through the World (Will Make You Smile Too) [Virtual Studio]

Many of you asked if you could buy the goosebumping version of Stand By Me that we featured yesterday. Good news: It’s out this month in CD and DVD, along with other amazing songs.

Best Buy Sells Customer a Large Brick In Place of a MacBook Pro. Literally. [Wtf]

Link: Best Buy Sells Customer a Large Brick In Place of a MacBook Pro. Literally. [Wtf]

In what’s possibly the meanest anti-Apple pun ever, Consumerist reader Ryan was sold an actual brick in a box instead of the MacBook Pro for which he paid over $2,000.

He purchased the…

Animated Live Action On a Literal Notebook Confuses Reality [Animation]

Link: Animated Live Action On a Literal Notebook Confuses Reality [Animation]

Blurring the lines between animation and real life, Evelien Lohbeck redefines the word “notebook” and attempts to “confuse the reality” by challenging illusions and expectations.

Through…

3D Chessboard Is Like Q*bert for Smart People [Design]

Link: 3D Chessboard Is Like Q*bert for Smart People [Design]

I don’t know why, but I look at this 3D Chessboard by Ji Lee—with all those ups and downs—and it makes me feel so le tired. [Gearfuse]



For the younger ones, this is Q*bert.



Monday, April 27, 2009

WKND recap

Link: WKND recap

Woo-hah.

DJ Eleven started the weekend early, with a dope hip hop set Wednesday night. Friday was the main event with Eli Escobar who delivered a bangin three hour set (btw check out Holy Ghost!…

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Typographica Returns

Link: Typographica Returns

Stephen Coles introduces the redesigned Typographica, one of my very favorite weblogs.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Kirjastolaitos, sääntökokoelma I

Link: Kirjastolaitos, sääntökokoelma I

Viime päivinä olen viettänyt urakalla aikaa kirjastossa etsien materiaalia diplomityötä varten. Laitosmaisissa ympäristöissä pidetään perisaksalaiseen tapaan kurista ja järjestyksestä tiukasti…

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Details on Windows 7 Starter Edition’s Three-App Limit

Link: Details on Windows 7 Starter Edition’s Three-App Limit

Ed Bott:

In short, when I used this system as a netbook, it worked just fine. […] If I tried to use this system as a conventional notebook, running multiple Microsoft Office or OpenOffice aps,…

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Agentti 02, vai mikä se oli?

Link: Agentti 02, vai mikä se oli?

Fonectan erittäin salainen Agentti 02 hiipii nyt myös sinun MSN-messengeriisi. Perusidea on kaikessa loistavuudessaan erittäin yksinkertainen ja se toimii kuten IRC-botit. Oikeastaan ainoana…

TIGInterview: Rudolf Kremers

Link: TIGInterview: Rudolf Kremers

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Following on from our recent interview with Alex May, I contacted his colleague and co-creator of Dyson, Rudolf Kremers to find out his opinions on Indie gaming, the IGF, feature creep…

Friday, April 17, 2009

You Have to Burn the Rope guy has new video game song

Link: You Have to Burn the Rope guy has new video game song




We were just starting to get a little nostalgic for Flash classic You Have to Burn the Rope when songwriter Reachground has returned with a brand new video-game-themed tune, “Reload…

Monday, April 13, 2009

Da oliiviöljy

Link: Da oliiviöljy

Kuten jo aikaisemmin hehkutin, niin Suomeen tuodaan astetta parempaa oliiviöljyä Ziamarian toimesta. Ja nyt on oma “pönykkä” käyty hakemassa …


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Öljy on maistettu ja hyväksi todettu. Vaikka…

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Kuka muistaa Koulukaverit.comin?

Link: Kuka muistaa Koulukaverit.comin?

Muistatteko vielä muutama vuosi sitten suositun palvelun nimeltä Koulukaverit.com? Sillä oli reilut 750 000 käyttäjää ja siitä piti tulla ties mitä. Sitten Elisa meni ostamaan palvelun ja muutti…

Friday, April 10, 2009

Ich Bin Timelapse: the installation of I Am 8-Bit's Berlin exhibit

Link: Ich Bin Timelapse: the installation of I Am 8-Bit's Berlin exhibit

In other art/game developments, designer Jude Buffum has uploaded this time-lapse video of the setup at I Am 8 Bit’s Berlin-based exhibit Ich Bin 8 Bit, put together at the Neurotitan…

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

A look at Time Warner's broadband pricing structure

Link: A look at Time Warner's broadband pricing structure


OK, we need to get serious for a few paragraphs about new bandwidth rates being tested by Time Warner Cable, something that could seriously affect gamers’ wallets. Gamers with Jobs has…

"One such black hole could run ten large power stations, if only we could harness its power. This..."

Link: "One such black hole could run ten large power stations, if only we could harness its power. This..."

“One such black hole could run ten large power stations, if only we could harness its power. This would be rather difficult, however: the black hole would have the mass of a mountain compressed into…

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Just add blame

Link: Just add blame

I swore myself to only post meaningful stuff to this blog, so basically, no rants, ever. But!

The discussion revolving around Twitter and Rails (versus Scala) did remind me of something: If…

Friday, April 3, 2009

"In general relativity, bodies always follow straight lines in four-dimensional spacetime, but they..."

Link: "In general relativity, bodies always follow straight lines in four-dimensional spacetime, but they..."

“In general relativity, bodies always follow straight lines in four-dimensional spacetime, but they nevertheless appear to us to move along curved paths in our three-dimensional space. This is rather…

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

★ Complex

Link: ★ Complex

“A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. The inverse proposition also appears to be true: A complex system designed from scratch never…