March 19, 2011 § 1 Comment
May the force be with us, indeed.
See more unexpected, Darth-Vader-shaped things after the jump. « Read the rest of this entry »
March 15, 2011 § 3 Comments
Yesterday was π day. And we missed it because we are not Americans. Meaning that we don’t mark the day as 3.14 but as 14.3. Anyway, I realized that it doesn’t matter. Because there is a plan to dethrone π and install a new king, τ (or tau).
Tau is 2pi and it simplifies and beautifies equations. That’s what the people behind the tau manifesto claim. Still, celebrate half tau day, planning to break the system from within. And if the tau manifesto is too mathematical for you, this video will help clarify things. At least if features not one, but two delicious pies.
February 10, 2011 § 1 Comment
Do you think one bad-hair day is living hell? Well, think about nearly 30 years of bad-hair. As video games evolve for the best, characters’ hair cuts don’t. And although technically hair is difficult to render properly, there is never a good excuse to sport these particular haircuts:
February 9, 2011 § 4 Comments
Merging the digital with the real always captures our attention – as on this quirky video.
Illustrator Jamie Sneddon and photographer Kevin Rozario-Johnson do exactly that, in their series 8-bitscapes. They put iconic arcade characters in urban and other familiar landscapes. The end result is not simply a nerd’s delight. Their images have a sense of emergency and a haunting beauty.