Another great entry in the “Making Future Interfaces” video series by Heydon Pickering. This one here is a basic introduction to SVG. Like with his other videos: even if you already know about the topic he’s talking about: just watch it, the presentation style and puns are great 🙂 Related: Here’s a post of mine […]
Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about space. Is there any sound in space? Does space smell like burnt steak? Is NASA working on warp speed?
James Bridle – whom you might know from his autonomous trap for self-driving cars – on the dangers of leaving your children on YouTube unattended: Writer and artist James Bridle uncovers a dark, strange corner of the internet, where unknown people or groups on YouTube hack the brains of young children in return for advertising […]
Scribit is a vertical plotter that can draw any content sourced from the web – and update it in real time. It is mounted on a wall using only 2 plugs and a wire in between. You send it an image from within the app and it will start drawing (with support for 4 colors […]
Highly entertaining and very informative talk by space/NASA-enthousiast Bret Copeland on how to land – the now defunct – Space Shuttle … from Space.
Always great stuff, by The Nerdwriter: About two years ago I started watching Star Wars with my children. Whilst watching the first movie (Episode IV) I kind of found Darth’s role quite disturbing. He was just floating there in the background, and all stuff that we associate with him wasn’t that well expressed. It’s only […]
Cheetah can now run blind amongst a few other new tricks: Also notice how small this thing has become when compared to three years ago 😱
Interesting piece by Vox on the use of Trajan in movie poster design:
I first heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect at last year’s Fronteers Conference in a talk by Jessica Rose. In that talk she said that “the unskilled aren’t aware of their lack of own skill, and are unable to assess and value others’ skills”. This is known as the Dunning-Kruger effect. This nice video goes into […]