Saturday, June 24, 2006
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Robot Legs and Exoskeletons
Sunday, June 11, 2006
How To: Convince Your Friends You're a Time Traveler
Thursday, June 08, 2006
Turn your $60 router into a $600 router: "Turn your $60 router into a $600 router - Of all the great DIY projects at this year s Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into a powerful, highly configurable $600 router. The router has an interesting history, but all you really need to know is that the special sauce lies in embedding Linux in your router. I found this project especially attractive because: 1) It s easy, and 2) it s totally free.From cw"
(Via Codewolf DOT Com.)
Crows Have Human-Like Intelligence, Author Says
Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Hip Hop is not just Music
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The worst bill you've never heard of: "The worst bill you've never heard of - Simply put, SIRA fundamentally redefines copyright and fair use in the digital world. It would require all incidental copies of music to be licensed separately from the originating copy. Even copies of songs that are cached in your computer's memory or buffered over a network would need yet another license. Once again, Big Copyright is looking for a way to double-dip into your wallet, extracting payment for the same content at multiple levels."
Tuesday, June 06, 2006
Alex Toth, 77, Comic Book Artist and 'Space Ghost' Animator, Dies: "Alex Toth was best known for his work on 'Zorro' and for his animation on children's television shows like 'Jonny Quest.'"
(Via NYT > Art and Design.)
6/6/06 was Four years ago?
Monday, June 05, 2006
each of the 48 dots moves in a circle on a 3 minute cycle. at the end of 3 minutes, the outermost dot will have moved around the circle once (this dot represents the 1st harmonic or fundamental). the next dot will have moved around the circle twice (representing the 2nd harmonic), & so on. each dot triggers a note when it passes the zero degree line, so that the pattern causes chords, ascending & descending runs & melodies to be heard.
The idea comes from the motion graphics John Whitney described in his book, Digital Harmony. Is it too far-fetched to imagine something like this paired with some Bach or Mozart? It could be more of a modal visualization (a la The Shape of Song), but would be all varieties of awesome.
Update: Yeah, maybe a little far-fetched.
(Via Centripetal Notion.)
27,000 year old portrait discovered
Sunday, June 04, 2006
I want a Firefox Extension to ...200 common problems solved: "I want a Firefox Extension to ...200 common problems solved - I want a Firefox Extension to ...200 extremely useful firefox extensions that save time and effort.From cw"
(Via Codewolf DOT Com.)
Fantastic Four fan makes "The Thing" costume out of real rock!
Photoshop, Flash, Programming, & Web Tutorials
How to eat healthy on a low budget: "Change the way you eat.
If you’re looking for healthy food on a small budget, then fruits and vegetables and other whole foods are the way to go. They’re the basic building blocks of a nutritious diet, and they’re much cheaper than processed foods."