Mephistopheles

firewatch

The Katering Show is fun and different

The Wizard of Oz experiment.

Why there are 28 days in February (amazing how much amazing is all around us but we see past).

Firewatch has been smoldering for some time and hopefully will create a unique atmosphere.  The concept art is beautiful. The idea of working as a fire lookout is lovely and unfortunately, at this point, an anachronism.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

– Lady Windermere syndrome

Harry Clarke illustration

Schwarzschild Black Hole


Gabe Newell Update

, , on December 19, 2014

A two part interview with Gabe Newell by Andrea Peterson for The Washington Post. Thought provoking and honest.


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

 


Gone Home

, on August 19, 2013

gone-home

I really enjoyed playing Gone Home. There are a multitude of subtle cues and silent mechanics which together create a wonderful marriage of game and story. One complaint is that the house is ugly.

After you play it, there is a lot of great stuff to read written about the game.


We Are Many

, , , , on February 5, 2013

Some videos of varying topics. In part because I’ve randomly come across good videos lately, partly because of finding vimeo staff picks (really cool stuff on there). Updated when you least expect it:


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