TED: John Lee “What you can do with a $40 Wii remote”*

17 04 2008

Here is a great talk from this years TED conference. Carnegie Mellon Unversity graduate John Lee became famous on YouTube for demonstrating how a $40 Wii remote control can be used to create seemless interaction with a screen and experience 3D spaces. This is really cool!

Visit: TED.com



Nike: Kobe Bryant “Aston Martin Jump” Viral*

13 04 2008

Here is a great viral from Nike featuring Kobe Bryant jumping over an Aston Martin ;o)

(Source: www.flytip.com)

Nike+: New TV Commercial

11 04 2008

Here is a new TV commercial celebrating the “Nike+” Apple and Nike cooperation and the fact that the cool thing about Nike+ is that you virutally compete with thousands of people across the globe, even if you feel that you are running alone.

(Source: http://www.joeytomatoes.com/)

Dezeen: Top Ten Skyscraper Designs – LEGO Tower*

6 04 2008

As part of their Top Ten series dezeen.com have posted a top ten list of the best skyscraper designs based on the visits to the different posts on their website.

The number one design is the LEGO towers by Bjarke Ingels Group. It is a proposal for a residential, retail and hotel development in Copenhagen.

Here is a small timelapse clip of how the LEGO Tower was build over the course of five weeks…

LEGO Tower Bjarke Ingels Group – 03:16 min

Visit: dezeen.com

(Source: dezeen.com)

Audi: A4 “Strings” TV ad

5 04 2008

Here is a beautiful ad for the Audi A4 from Audi Spain.

Audi A4 “Strings” – 01:30 min

Visit: audi.es

NY Times: How iPhone and Wii Interface Design change our behaviour*

5 04 2008

Found this on the the Flytip Blog. The New York Times posted an article on how the Apple iPhone and the Nintendo Wii interface design have changed the way that we use mobile or electronic devices.

Read the full NY Times article here.

The Article references Piclens a free browser addon that instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen 3D experience for images on sites such as Google Images, Flickr, Facebook, MySpace, deviantART and more. See a demonstration here:

“PicLens Demonstration” – 04:02 min

UK and US based research institute M:Metrics have just released the findings of a study they conducted since the launch of the iPhone 6 months ago that in essence shows that 85 percent of iPhone users browse the mobile Web abd that the  iPhone is top device for news and information accessed on mobile browser. Read the full release here.

It is going to interesting to see on how this trend progresses!

Visit: nytimes.com

(Source. Flytip.com)

London Festival of Architecture: Jelly Competition*

5 04 2008

Found this one on the dezeen blog. As part of the 2008 London Festival of Architecture dezeen and Bompas & Parr (self proclaimed Jelly Experts) are asking architects to submit designs that will be made into jellies and exhibited (and eaten) at a special Architectural Jelly Banquet.

Dezeen writes that entries will be judged on innovation, aesthetics and “wobble factor”, with the best jelly moulds auctioned to raise money for Architects for Aid.

Pretty funny competition ;o)

Visit: Bompas & Parr

(Source: dezeen.com)