Links van 10 augustus 2014 tot 12 augustus 2014

A Diablo 3 Story: A Diablo 3 StoryTLDR: I made about 100 000 euro from Diablo 3 in exactly 1 year. Below I will tell you in great detail how. Almost Perfect by W. E. Pete Peterson The Rise and Fall of WordPerfect CorporationThe book, Almost Perfect, was originally published by Prima Publishing in 1994. […]

Links van 25 mei 2014 tot 27 mei 2014

Core War Tournament – Spring 2014 – Computing HistoryTo celebrate the 30th anniversary in May, The Spring Core War Tournament will be held at The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge UK on Saturday 31st May 2014. The Centre was established to tell the story of the Information Age and presents an interactive collection of […]

Links van 15 april 2014 tot 20 april 2014

New Statesman | H G Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to the Left than you, Mr Stalin”In 1934, H G Wells arrived in Moscow to meet Soviet writers interested in joining the international PEN Club, of which he was then president. While there, Stalin granted him an interview. His deferential conversation […]

Links van 27 november 2013 tot 29 november 2013

A look inside Materialise, the Belgian 3D printing pioneerBen ik nu helemaal verkeerd als ik denk dat dít is hoe het zou moeten? Echte dingen doen, winst maken, werknemers hebben? Vergelijk Materialise met al die gebakken lucht-verkopers, en i snap niet hoe die niet door de grond zakken. — "Think 3D printing is new? Please. […]

Links van 11 november 2013 tot 12 november 2013

How I Ate No Food for 30 Days | Motherboard“Eating just for the nutrients is like having sex just to procreate,” she said. Bill Gates: Here’s My Plan to Improve Our World — And How You Can Help | Wired Business | Wired.comSerieuze mens: "These days I get to spend a lot of time trying […]

Links voor 4 november 2013

Am I Going Insane? Snapchat is Intrinsically Worthless – Roy MurdockSnapchat’s latest valuation puts it at $4 billion dollars Media for Thinking the Unthinkable on VimeoPresented at the MIT Media Lab on April 4, 2013. Gmail, Mavericks, and Mail.app apparently suck together – Marco.orgIt’s pretty bad that Apple didn’t catch this in beta testing — […]

Links van 30 november 2012 tot 22 december 2012

48fps: how we accidentally invented Impressionist filmmaking | The Verge ForumsWatching Journey, it's clear that widespread adoption of High Frame Rate filmmaking would cause even greater issues. This isn't simply a matter of relearning how to do wardrobe, how to build a set, and how to light a scene. Acting is an entirely different matter […]

Links van 14 juni 2012 tot 22 juni 2012

I analyzed the chords of 1300 popular songs for patterns. This is what I found. | Blog – HooktheoryIn this article, we’ll look at the statistics gathered from 1300 choruses, verses, etc. of popular songs to discover the answer to a few basic questions. First we’ll look at the relative popularity of different chords based […]

Links van 2 mei 2012 tot 8 mei 2012

swissmiss | Two kids in a carThese two kids saw the GOTYE music video SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW and fell in love with it. They started requesting the song every time they’d be riding in the car, singing along, of course. One day, their parents set up a go camera behind their seat […]

Links van 12 april 2012 tot 18 april 2012

Marokkaans/Arabisch koken met Amber – Weblog – 50plusser.nl WeblogOverheerlijke Marokkaanse en andere Arabische gerechten met daarnaast lekkere recepten uit verschillende keukens Style in The Wire on VimeoThis video essay explores the style in the television series The Wire. Potions And Pitfalls: My Year In Roguelikes | Rock, Paper, ShotgunIt’s been a fantastic year for Roguelikes, […]

Links voor 7 maart 2012

Redheads feel a different kind of pain | ScienceNordicCatherin Tate vindicated! Redheads have a reputation for being feistier than others, and there may be some truth in this. Scientists are gradually piecing together a picture which seems to indicate that redheads are constituted differently to other people. Santiago CARUSO – IllustratorSantiago Caruso is an Illustrator […]

Links van 25 februari 2012 tot 28 februari 2012

A Show with Ze Frank by Ze Frank — KickstarterIn 2006, I launched a show called "The Show With Ze Frank." It was one of the most strange, exciting, difficult, and amazing things I have done so far. I think it is time to do something similar, what with the economy in the crapper and […]

Links van 18 december 2011 tot 23 december 2011

The Real Story Behind Apple’s ‘Think Different’ Campaign – ForbesIn writing this story, I’ve drawn from handwritten, dated creative journals I’ve diligently chronicled throughout my agency career as well as files I saved from the 1997 Apple time period (being a packrat often proves useful). In these journals are countless pages of notes and concepts […]