Month: September 2006
Putting out fires with a 747 Supertanker
Flying down to Burbank this morning I could see the smoke from the massive forest fire that has been raging in the hills to the North of Los Angeles since Labor Day. I heard that they beat back the flames using a DC-10 reconfigured for firefighting and while looking for a photo of this jet, […]
Polaroid-o-nizer – creating an online version of a classic offline medium
All sorts of fun this week with image manipulation. The Image-Rich Blogroll got a fair bit of play but there was some grumbling on that it was too manual. Yes, it would be good to automate this stuff I dream up – that’s a project for a rainy day. Next on the agenda of cool […]
How to Create a Thumbnail Blogroll, a 20-minute hack
Yahoo! had one of its internal hack days  today and while work kept me from devoting enough time to work on an effort on the scale of last time, an email at 9am this morning did give me the chance to show at least something at today’s show-n-tell. I’ve been thinking of picture-in-picture badges […]
Forgive the commercial break – Sony Mylo is pretty cool though – just testing video embedding on a post.
Top 10 Presentations
I pretty much agree with all the presentations on this list except for the exclusion of zefrank’s performance at the TED conference in 2004.
A P2P picture sharing service or viral user acquisition service for Passport?
The 1K Project overlays 1,000 replays from the PC game Trackmania and composites them into a single video. A lesson in automotive physics and combustion driven liquid dynamics. No one knows who made this video or where it came from.