Yes it’s been a while since I’ve posted the links.
They’ve been piling up but I felt like taking the summer and fall off from linkland.
I’m going to use this week to clear the decks.
————- A Few Books————
But first, a few books for those who still know how to read (you know who you are, heck, we’re alone in here in these words, say what you really think, nobody goes (this deep inside (of parenthetical comments (anymore)))).
The Night Circus was a well written first novel that is an exploration of magical powers and star crossed lovers set at the turn of the last century.
I know that Neal Stephenson isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but if you’re a fan, the new ReamDe is a joy to behold. Absolutely nothing important going on tech-wise aside from massive multiplayer goldfarming enabled alternate reality games. This is mostly just a fast paced race to save a kidnapped girl and get a chance to explore Asia, the Pacific Northwest, and a few homesteading survivalists.
Okay, on with the links…
1. Powerful pictures of the floods in Thailand…
I just love the animation style for this commercial…
We are signed up to help create the entire retail experience for a new Mad Scientist Supply Store that will be opening next year and are very excited! While researching supply stores we stumbled onto this great one for monsters.
————-File Under Likely Worldchanging————
Lytro is some sort of crazy new image capture technology… take a picture now, focus on whatever you want later…]
Something about this… and this… seems to me to be a big deal… yes it could just be a game… but particularly when coupled with this… oops, I meant this… Or the ecofriendly version… I get a bit concerned.
Closer and closer to my TED talk every day… (For reference, here is that TED talk, in case you missed my April Fool’s Weekend Adventure… ) and of course real demonstrations of using the flexibility as an interface… Not to mention, screen printed lights… and printed memory…