Archive for June, 2006

ADDeye – new work by daytar

Friday, June 30th, 2006


Please drag with mouse over eyeball

This applet was originally done for another project than just our blog…
but after all this preparatory “eye work” we thought we could publish it anyways. Please visit also our daytar site.

eyes wide…

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
eyes in Reykjavik

Scientists in Newcastle found out that images of eyes attached near an “honesty box” in the psychology department’s common room made people more honest. (more…)

Ralph H. Baer at Computerspielemuseum

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

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President George W. Bush presents a National Medal of Technology, Monday, Feb. 13, 2006 to Ralph H. Baer of Manchester, N.H., during ceremonies in the East Room of the White House. Baer was honored for his groundbreaking and pioneering creation, development and commercialization of interactive video games. White House photo by Eric Draper
image public domain via wikipedia

Yesterday night Andreas Lange of the Computerspielemuseum showed a video of a visit of Ralph H. Baer on June 16 in Berlin.
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Plasma Bubbles Again

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

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We can’t get enough of Plasma bubbles. This times very very hot bubbles though.
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Lazy Sunday UK

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

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Check this out.

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swiss bricks and giant steps

Saturday, June 24th, 2006

a comment on architecture in different contexts: two videos by Michal Levy and Pierre-Abraham Rochat
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image from “Giant Steps” by Michal Levy

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Project Reality turns 10 today

Friday, June 23rd, 2006
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“Project Reality” was the first preliminary name of a game console that hit the Japan and US market under the name “Nintendo64″ on June 23 1996 (which of the names sound more visionary to you?). The working title probably expressed the idea of creating a true graphics working horse (the hardware was developed together with sgi a leading graphics workstation company at that time — who remembers the O2 workstations that were released in the same year?)
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some impossible things can be done

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006
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just a charming photo series on flickr — follow the “impossible is nothing (Set)” links to the right at cynx’ flickr-Archiv.. (found at spreeblick)

Reykjavík graffiti

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
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Strokkur

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
Strokkur erupting

How does a geyser work? (more…)