Other Ten Percent 7/31/13

Jul 31 2013

I wanted to write up some summaries of these things like I used to but I’m also writing this all up quickly before I head out for a concert that’s likely to end late enough that I won’t be able to write up OTP before I get home so….if I just suddenly stop writing things in the middle of this that’s why.

Augmented Reality: phones with ubiquitous vision
Who wants to be creeped out by the inevitable future that’s actually pretty much already here?
via Beyond The Beyond http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond
July 28, 2013 at 11:44PM
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Genetically modified food that has nothing to do with Monsanto
More of the nuanced science coverage that keeps BoingBoing on my RSS reader…that reads a lot like sarcasm but it actually isn’t at all.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
July 29, 2013 at 09:11AM
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Whisper-thin gas-pump credit-card skimmers
Want to keep your credit card secure? Basically just don’t use your credit card anymore.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
July 29, 2013 at 08:01AM
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Street Artist Improves ‘The Wolverine’ Movie Poster Ad by Adding Claw Slashes to Surrounding Posters
Okay some ad agency needs to find this guy and hire him immediately because seriously what were they doing that they didn’t think of this IMMEDIATELY.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
July 29, 2013 at 07:25AM
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A Live Action Movie Spoof of ‘Daria’ Featuring Aubrey Plaza From ‘Parks and Recreation’
I am not even going to pretend like I’m not adding this because it hit enough of my comedy nerd buttons.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
July 29, 2013 at 07:13AM
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Microsoft IllumiRoom, A System That Augments the Area Surrounding a TV Screen With Projected Visuals
So like this doesn’t scale at all and is kind of a laughably awful idea when you try and imagine anybody actually BUYING it but boy is it ever a cool art project somebody at Microsoft convinced the company to shell out for.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
July 29, 2013 at 11:19AM
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Museum Hack, A Subversive Non-Traditional Tour of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art
I want somebody I know to go on this and tell me if it’s any good because it could really go either way.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
July 29, 2013 at 10:04AM
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“If you ignore the part where this code is utterly crappy, you can see that it actually sends out an…”
I kinda can’t articulate why “rich people are using bots to get all the good restaurant reservations” is the weirdest thing I’ve heard in some time because like, now that you mention it yes of course OBVIOUSLY they would but…man that’s weird to me.
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
July 30, 2013 at 12:00AM
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Gary Shteyngart, Glasshole tourist
I wish this spent even more time discussing how different SF and NY are about new technology because it’s totally true and it’s super weird.
via kottke.org http://kottke.org/
July 29, 2013 at 08:27PM
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Key & Peele Teach Rhett & Link How to Take a Perfect Duo Photo
Yeah this is pretty much exactly the process Nikki and I imagined when we were looking at all the comedy troupe photos during SF Sketchfest.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
July 29, 2013 at 02:55PM
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“Probably not to scale”
I should have figured out a way to work this in to the Random Access Memories videos I was doing.
via Attract Mode » Blog http://attractmo.de
July 30, 2013 at 08:55AM
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“The way that iOS devices stay can stay linked even when they change hands can lead to a lot of…”
Oh hey I made it to the end!
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
July 30, 2013 at 08:01AM
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