Clouds is a computational documentary featuring hackers and media artists in dialogue about code, culture and the future of visualization. Made by Jonathan Minard and James George, this preview of what to come later this year maps out video in a 3D environment. They paired a Kinect with a DSLR and using their RGBToolkit they can basically render out their footage any way they like, or can code. Pretty neat.
Training becomes playing. Just hook up your shoe to your iPhone and you’re all set. Really like this stuff. Can’t wait to start training in this stuff.
Oh, they made basketball a bit more interesting as well. Sweet.
unCloud is an application which enables anyone with a laptop to create a open WIFI network to distribute their own information without having to be connected to the internet. Nice. More here.
The Pirate Bay introduces The Promo Bay. A platform for unfamiliar artists in whatever form to gain popularity. Add yourself to their base and you picture will be shown on The Pirate Bay.com and with 1.8 Billion visits a month this is quite a deal. The image will be linking to your website and all you have to do in return is offer something freely downloadable.
On your site, you must have your songs or movie or whatever available for download, streaming or such. Please try to sell cd’s, shirts or funny hats if you want to, but not only. This is not just about making you rich.
Recently the dutch court ordered local internet providers to block The Pirate Bay for its subscribers and i’m not quite sure if this is TPB’s answer but it is good timing.
In July of this year Google announced its initiative to digitally document the area hit by the Tsunami in Japan. Yesterday their project came to life in the Memories for the future. Via google maps you can see the area before- and after the earthquake which result in some impressive imagery. Here.
Spotify adds apps to their player. Supersmart. Because it enables brands to be of an actual added value on Spotify instead of annoying. There are a lot of apps still coming but so far you’ll find apps like Rollingstone recommends, karaoke or mood playlist. Here.