WIN! Owl Transforms Into Battle Mode

Owls are generally pretty cool but this Southern White-faced Owl is like a final boss in a video game. When he sees potential enemies, he transforms into one of two battle modes. In the first, he puffs himself up, bugs out his eyes, and squats like some kind of battle tank. But when he’s facingContinue reading “WIN! Owl Transforms Into Battle Mode”

Acid Washed – Snake (feat. Barbara Panther) Acid Washed – Snake (feat. Barbara Panther) from Record Makers on Vimeo. Snake is the latest from Acid Washed, a collaboration between by Anthony Burrill, Jack Featherstone and Paul Plowman. Simple and a little bit hypnotic. I’m into it.

ARM Powered LEGO/Nokia 4x4x4 Rubik’s Cube Solver

via A Rubik’s Cube solver designed and programmed using a Nokia N95 mobile phone, a LEGO Mindstorms NXT and lots of LEGO technic pieces! Very cool. I think I was rushing a bit in the office listening to that trancefest. Robot design by David Gilday. Produced by Stuart Waldron for ARM Ltd.

Delia Derbyshire – 4 deck reel-to-reel beat matching

via Carl Cox eat your heart out. Delia Derbyshire was born in Coventry, England, in 1937. Educated at Coventry Grammar School and Girton College, Cambridge, where she was awarded a degree in mathematics and music. In 1959, on approaching Decca records, Delia was told that the company did not employ women in their recordingContinue reading “Delia Derbyshire – 4 deck reel-to-reel beat matching”

Ataque de Panico! (Panic Attack!)

YouTube link. A 5min short film produced, directed and animated by Fede Alvarez. Made in Uruguay on a budget of $300 (£186). Uploaded to YouTube. He received a Hollywood contract for $30,000,000 (£18.6m). Result..!! Take 5 minutes to watch and enjoy… Read the full story on BBC News. via

Getting Creative with Google

As clicks on banners diminish, the challenge for agencies is to find new and interesting ways of engaging people in their different spaces. Recently there’s been a definite move towards taking an application / service and wrapping a creative experience around it. I’ve picked out 3 new(ish) bits that I’ve spotted… all using services providedContinue reading “Getting Creative with Google”

Toxiclibs. An Immense Computational Design Showreel

Showreel of projects & experiments created by current users of the toxiclibs library. Cool music too. toxiclibs showreel from postspectacular on Vimeo. toxiclibs is an independent, open source library collection for computational design tasks with Java & Processing. After 2.5 years of continuous development & refactoring, the collection consists of >14k lines of code,Continue reading “Toxiclibs. An Immense Computational Design Showreel”