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Typing Karaoke

on October 30, 2012 by Martina Comments

Copywriters, journalists, typists, interns taking a lot of notes and students writing a thesis: train for your job, train for your task and waste (at least) one hour with a lovely 8-bit time-waster. It’s the Typing Karaoke, a browser-based game created by Travis Chen where, instead of singing the song’s lyrics, you must type them. Read more…

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An annoying great work

on February 3, 2012 by Martina Comments

As someone commented on Vimeo, this is an annoying great work. What happens to your brain when you get an email, an sms, a phone call, a Facebook message and two tweets all within about 5 seconds of one another? This creative re-interpretation of such event will show you. Read more…

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Ride the bike. Play the LP

on October 25, 2011 by Martina Comments

This Feats Per Minute project made in Holland is pure geek genius. A trio of Dutch designers reconstructed a bike to include a record player in it back wheel. So the bike actually generates music while you cycle around. The designers also installed a megaphone-style amplifier made out of plumbing materials so that the bike doesn’t get unnoticed

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Paintball wars in slow motion #video

on September 13, 2011 by Martina Comments

A videogame style paintball match shot in one take with the Phantom Flex @ 1,000 fps. It isn’t exactly what I would call an “educational” clip but I think you’ll agree with me it’s a pretty cool video. Kudos to the director Saman Keshavarz and the rest of the crew for the amazing execution.

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Super Mario in a Box

on September 12, 2011 by Martina Comments

The more digital we get, the more I love simple super smart and kind of vintage projects like this: a videogame in a box. A version of Super Mario as physical game you control using the knob on the side of the box.

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Falling Down for geek commuters

on September 12, 2011 by Martina Comments

If you are a geek, a gamer and/or a commuter you’ll love this video. Kind of a geeky remake of Falling Down. Perfectly amusing to kick-off a new week. But hopefully your Monday’s start hasn’t been so challenging

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The Psychology of Angry Birds #infographic

on September 12, 2011 by Martina Comments

Someone calls it Angry Birds Addiction Syndrome. Not sure it’s a medical pathology yet, but for sure it’s the game that changed the history of mobile gaming. A study by AYTM investigated the psychological and sociological motives behind the incredible success of Rovio’s invention. A great infographic helps “profiling” Angry Birds fans, and it proves useful to understand the mechanisms that trigger the success of the game as well as how consumers’ mood changes when playing the game.

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Lenovo’s 3D graffiti installation

on August 17, 2011 by Martina Comments

Lenovo Japan just launched new brand campaign called the “DO. PROJECT”. It features former Japanese football star Hidetoshi Nakata experiencing a 3D graffiti installation on a Lenovo PC. The Minority Report time has definitely arrived. Read more…

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Fun playing with water WARNING **Super geek stuff**

on August 16, 2011 by Mark Comments

FYI – * requires the OES_texture_float extension** requires the OES_standard_derivatives extension, currently only available in Google Chrome

A realtime pool of water rendered using WebGL with reflection, refraction, caustics, and ambient occlusion. Read more…

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