For those looking to increase their geometry skills. OBLO is a didactic 3D puzzle designed by Marko Pavlovic.
Worth a bookmark: Opening titles have been elevated to their own art form. The Art of the Title Sequence is a wonderful collection of opening and closing credits. You can browse the stills or watch the actual sequences in SD or HD versions. Just seeing a series of still images from a title sequence gives you a new appreciation for it.
Looking for easy ways to digitize your vinyl or use your laptop as a recording device?
Behringer UFO202 U-Phono High-Quality USB Audio Interface with Built-In Phono Preamp
Robert Scoble spends some time with the WAZE team. The following video is an overview of a crowdsourced traffic mapping / info app for mobile devices that uses drivers to report on various driving conditions. One aspect that caught my attention was the simple feature that turns your car into packman. Nothing like an old school game of GPS packman.
Here’s how the WAZE site describes the offering: “Real-time maps and traffic information based on the wisdom of the crowd. Waze is a FREE social mobile application providing free turn-by-turn navigation based on the live conditions of the road. 100% powered by users, the more you drive, the better it gets.”
The Smashing Book is a printed book about best practices in modern Web design. The book shares technical tips and best practices on coding, usability and optimization and explores how to create successful user interfaces and apply marketing principles to increase conversion rates. It also shows how to get the most out of typography, color and branding so that you end up with intuitive and effective Web designs. And lastly, you will also get a peek behind the curtains of Smashing Magazine.
Jody Hill (Fist Foot Way, Observe and Report, Eastbound & Down) directs a vid for The Avett Brothers.
Over the course of 9 days Marc Horowitz and Peter Baldes travel across America via google maps and pick up 150 virtual hitchhikers along the way. Meet Google Maps Road Trip. In this episode of RADAR Marc and Peter share their journey and take some lucky folks on a virtual ride through NYC.