A little ironic movie that shows how you can create electronic music from basically everything (jelly, the skull of your producer…). Features Hot Sugar and his Novation Mininova.
Tom Scott played with the FaceBook Graph Search engine and collected some weird, disturbing results.
Here are two examples, one targeting companies, the other individual. There is more on his tumbler site: http://actualfacebookgraphsearches.tumblr.com/
Created using a digital projector, a Nintendo wii remote, and several open source software applications.
Here comes a good walkthrough of the pre-release version of Windows 8, if you have missed it. It’s an interesting example of how difficult it is to support both Touch and Pointer interaction mode on the same UI platform.
If you are into electronic music, this app, developed by Tim Exile and Native Instrument, is a funny one. The engine behind The Mouth does something fantastically complicated but presents its findings in an intuitive and easy-to-use way. Any incoming audio is analysed and immediately auto-tuned so that pitch is determined quickly regardless of the source material.
This pitched result can then either be played back ‘as detected’ or tuned to any scale you like over a keyboard so that melodies or harmonic parts can be built up.
The Replicator from the Company MakerBot is one the most affordable 3D printer on the market, and the first one I have seen targeting Hipsters instead of Tech Nerds. Will it take off, and become commodity, as paper printer did?
Read our older post about 3D printing: Thingiverse
Ever wished you could have a Porsche 911 but worried you’re killing the planet?
Well if you don’t mind it looking like it’s made of tin foil then this could be the car… bicycle you’ve always dreamed of.