Some love for Toxi

Check out the incredible array of work made with the open source framework ‘Toxiclibs’. 2010 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2010 from postspectacular on Vimeo. 2009 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2009 from postspectacular on Vimeo. Great work by Karsten Schmidt and the community. toxiclibs is an independent, open source library collection for computational design tasks with Java &Continue reading “Some love for Toxi”

ASDA Shopping Smartness

More shopping smartness, this time from ASDA. Their new Price Guarantee lets you compare the price of your shop against the other supermarkets. Enter 6 set of numbers from your receipt and the system does the rest. If it’s cheaper elsewhere ASDA refund the difference. It’s being supported by a nationwide ad campaign showing thoseContinue reading “ASDA Shopping Smartness”

Google. The Beast

It’s so easy to forget about how much personal information we hand over to Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. My mind was sharply focused again today when I read today that MySpace has taken a bold step and allowed a large quantity of bulk user data to be put up for sale. The truth is thatContinue reading “Google. The Beast”

Using Last.FM data to put Lady GaGa in perspective

Lady GaGa cleaned up at the BRITS last night. Within 20 minutes this appeared on Twitter. It’s a list of the most frequently deleted tracks / scrobbles by the Last.fm community in January 2010. Are people embarrassed to admit they like her, or is she a bit shit? You tell me. See and download theContinue reading “Using Last.FM data to put Lady GaGa in perspective”

flight404 at Decode / V&A

Robert Hodgin aka flight404 posted this video of an app he’s working on for the Decode event at London’s V&A. He’s reworking his older Solar piece so that it’s audio responsive in real-time. This is unbelievably good. Visually and sonically. REWORK http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7578615&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=59a5d1&fullscreen=1 Solar rework from flight404 on Vimeo. I have been working on a real-timeContinue reading “flight404 at Decode / V&A”