October 30, 2014

Connor O’Malley is Funny

This guy cracks me up. He takes absurdist comedy to new heights in his Vine videos.

Also notable, “The Shrek is Real.”

“Three gooood terminators.” Instant classic.

October 22, 2014

Retina OSX on the Original Macintosh

I saw this great post about how tiny the original Macintosh screen was compared with the current (and enormous) Retina 5K iMac screen.

So I thought I’d take the opposite approach. Below are 1-to-1 pixel mockups of how Mac OSX Yosemite would have appeared on the original Macintosh’s 512×342 pixel screen.

Enjoy!

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September 29, 2014

Mining Bitcoin with Pencil and Paper

This is a pretty cool example of manually doing some of the math behind Bitcoin.

It’s interesting that SHA-256, the most advanced cryptographic hash function, really just works by reducing numbers to 1s and 0s, then scrambling them up.

September 23, 2014

Real-time Digital Modeling of a Face

At first this video doesn’t seem too special, but skip to 1:48 to see what’s possible.

We’re officially *that* much closer to not being able to believe our eyes anymore.

Slow Flying Airplane That Hovers like a Helicopter

So apparently the Russian Antonov An-2 has such a slow stall speed, it can appear to hover like a helicopter. In this video it’s going around 20 MPH.

There are some reports of people even jumping out of one of these planes without a parachute, and not getting injured.

Just crazy.

Via Hacker News.

September 20, 2014

Bane Outtakes

This video is funny and well-done. But skip to 5:05 and the funny turns into some next-level shit.

September 19, 2014

Can Eye Axe Ewe Equestrian

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I made this with icons from my one of my favorite online resources, The Noun Project.

Credits:

Can designed by Deuk from the Noun Project
Eye designed by Edward Boatman from the Noun Project
Axe designed by George T Hayes from the Noun Project
Sheep designed by Unrecognized MJ from the Noun Project
Jockey designed by Jerry Wang from the Noun Project

September 11, 2014

iPhone 6 Size Comparison

Watch the whole thing.

World Trade Center Floorplans

Because of today’s significance (and because it will be my future office in a few months!) I was reading up on the new One World Trade Center. It’s got a pretty interesting tapering shape, so I thought it would be fun to do an “MRI” style flythrough of some of the floorplans I could find online.

Slide your mouse from left to right across the images below to see a fun little animation.

September 8, 2014

Poorly Drawn Comic

This scene popped into my head and I felt compelled to make a poorly drawn comic about it. Enjoy!

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