Like something out of science fiction, our amazing friends at Shinoda Lab (University of Tokyo) have created a sort of ‘tactile feedback’ that works along with animated 3D holography to give you the sense that these optical illusions are real. Amazing!
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Entertainment Weekly has decided to embed an actual working cellphone into their newest mag that displays ads to you. This tear down video shows you what it’s all about.
UPDATE 2012/09/12: GoDaddy.com issued me an e-mail “apology” for their service interruption (I have multiple registered domains under GoDaddy.com, but my hosting is taken place in-house). According to their e-mail, GoDaddy is claiming that the cause of their outage was because of… “a series of internal network events that corrupted router data tables. Once the [...]
This video explains how Linux is developed. A much different model than many other software projects, Linux harnesses the power of collaborative development by thousands of developers across the world.
There’s been a lot of chatter about Windows 8 since Microsoft released it’s consumer preview. It is apparent that this is no baby-step up from Windows 7 – it’s a completely redesigned operating system slated for tablets, phones as well as traditional PCs. It’s server counterpart, Windows Server 2012, is being developed right alongside it, [...]
There’s no doubt that fuel prices, especially in California, are causing people to re-think how they get to work. Tension in key parts of the world where we get our oil from is making it obvious that they aren’t going to be going down any time soon, either. Carpooling, SMART trains and other alternative transportation [...]
There’s been a lot of heat from Gnome users about the new release. Radical changes to how you interact with your programs are obviously going to cause some waves. I’ve been using different WMs/DEs since 1995. I think Gnome3 has really struck a balance with usability and intuition. First off, it seems like they ripped [...]
A recent story on Slashdot.org talks about something that has always bothered me – PC bloatware (or as some people more accurately dub it, crapware). When you buy a brand new PC or laptop, you will usually get a lot of third-party software installed on it that you didn’t ask for. Some computer retail outfits [...]