Endless Parade of Excellence

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Saturday, July 26, 2008
Space shuttle launch as seen from Air Canada jet.
(mildly NSFW audio)
Thanks Kat!

"The first and most simple strategy is to find a starling and shout "Schieffelin" to it."
(via MeFi)

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Max/MSP vs. PD grudge match. This thursday!

Sunday, July 20, 2008
I too, would like to live in my very own Moonbase Alpha.
(some background for the benefit of younger readers)
(via Coudal Partners)

Friday, July 18, 2008
"Dude. What if it, like, was on a truck? That like, had rockets, and like, it crashed into a barn? What then, dude? "
"Dude, I dunno. Let's find out."
"Dude, that's not enough rockets. You need more rockets, dude."
"Ok, dude. How's this?"

Plasticine Crow. Or maybe a cow.

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I took out the blogroll from the side- it was rather out-of-date, and I think it was somehow causing the problem with whitespace at the top of the main page. It doesn't mean I don't read your blog.
Is anyone going to miss it? Did anyone ever click there? Don't you have an rss reader yet?

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

On Thursday July 17th, I'll be talking at Dorkbot Toronto, along with a bunch of other smart people, about bees, art and ultraviolet vision.
Dorkbot takes place at InterAccess, 9 Ossington Ave. Toronto.

List of fictional birds. So you'll have it when you need it.

Monday, July 14, 2008
Vintage Reel-to-reel ads. Lots of them.
(via Plep)

Saturday, July 12, 2008
Cursor*10 is an intriguing little game. It reminds me of this, and this.
Enjoy the rest of your day.
(Thanks, Stefan!)

Friday, July 11, 2008
Hit by lightning. Flickr video from the POV of the victim.
May be a bit disturbing.
(via kottke.org)

Monday, July 07, 2008
For those in Toronto,this Wednesday,July 9th, Ana Serrano from the Canadian Film Centre and I will be talking about interactive art and technology at Keep Six Contemporary Gallery and Project Space. Details here.

16 bucket wheel excavators. I've wanted to see one of these ever since I was a small child, and my dad returned from the Athabasca tar sands with tales of these huge machines.
(via Coudal partners)

Sunday, July 06, 2008
The Book of Accidents designed for Young Children.
(via Things Magazine)

Tuesday, July 01, 2008
"The second SALT (Soviet Auto Luxury Tour) Rally was held in and around Framlingham in Suffolk, over the weekend of June 6-8 2008." Photoset on flickr.
(via the Cold War pool)