, , on January 31, 2015

Wifi heatmapper – not new, but just reremembered this, so now it’ll be here

US traffic volumes – this link looks like it will soon spoil, cool in the meantime

As seen on TV – has a blog

Matthew McConaughey car commercials – these are super cool, and the interstellar spin is curious. bonus

Quinzhee – to do


Patterns and colors

, on November 9, 2014



Working List

Child of Light is an upcoming game, soundtrack

Telescopic Text – Looking for a browser/browser addon to this effect some day

Article on record-setting caving

Vemeer as artificer

Parallax view – imagine being able to take and then view 3D images like this by tilting your phone around. A commenter from hackernews points out that instead of guessing the parallax and faking the extra data required when converting flat images to 3D, this additional information can come from the slightly varied perspectives generated by your hand shaking as you take the photo.

Half-Life speed run

How do CAT scans work? – The slices are different than you’d think

Foldscope (1) (2) – Very cool

Rent Splitter

April 27th tornado path



, , on January 24, 2014


Frax is a beautiful, feature-filled app made by the people who were making fractal lab. You can watch their homepage tutorial video for the app in action and then look at their high quality render samples and user created gallery.

Similarly, here are some fractal flythroughs. I hope a versatile 3D fractal explorer is released some day, with virtual reality support.

The Sound of Sorting

, on November 5, 2013

The sound of sorting is a program that visualizes and audiolizes various sorting algorithms. It is a ton of fun, from hearing crazy pacman noises to trying to figure out how the different sorting mechanisms work to seeing which algorithms are best for different data sets.

Bonus Hungarian quicksort folk dance.

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