Very cool to see what you can do inside a browser. Check out Evan Wallace’s WebGL Water.
This project was an experiment in realtime water rendering with WebGL. The focus was on the rendering aspect, not on the simulation, so the behavior of the water isn’t that realistic. The water heightfield is simulated using a floating-point texture and the caustics are rendered using the GLSL derivative functions. ~ WebGL Water
This little guy from the new Star Wars trailer is not #CGI:
“They never cease to amaze me with what they’re able to come up with, you know? I said, ‘How are you ever gonna top R2-D2, the most adorable droid in movie history?’ And then they have this new one. I can’t even tell you his name, but you saw it in the trailer,” [Mark] Hamill told Yahoo Movies.
“And when they were demonstrating how they did this thing, live on set — because it’s not CGI, that’s a live prop — I was just amazed. They let me play around with it.” ~ Polygon
I don’t even use a K-Cup brewer for coffee, but I thought this hack with its accompanying soundtrack was fabulous: Keurig 2.0 Hack – How to use any K-Cup
I’m a big fan of CanvasPop. I have three CanvasPop photos in my office. Their signature product is your photos printed on canvas. The combination makes for a fabulous presentation. I like them so much I just ordered a Christmas gift for someone on my list. During my checkout, I received a referral link good for $30 off your next CanvasPop order.
Finally, a working *red button*. Make it do your bidding: bt.tn
Meet the bttn – the simplest internet user interface in the world. Control almost any Internet-enabled device or service with the push of a button With the help of IFTTT, HTTP, or messaging, create your own notification system, device remote control, order processing, security, or family messaging solution ~ The bttn
I’ve always appreciated our UPS drivers. This time of year, I’ve often secretly relished being a seasonal UPS Wing Man. I like the idea of having my route, my truck, and my deliveries. The four year old in this YouTube video takes my affinity to the next level. This one will bring a smile to your face.
4-year-old Carson developed a friendship with his UPS driver, Mr. Ernie, when he began receiving shipments of special milk. Carson has become fascinated by all things UPS. He wishes to be just like his pal, so UPS made Carson a UPS driver for a day. ~ Your Wishes Delivered: Driver for a Day – YouTube.
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A recent experiment by conducted by the University of Sussex suggests it may be possible to learn to experience synesthesia, a rare condition that mixes up brain signals and leads people to hear colors or taste words.
via Fast Company | Co.Design.
FiveMinutes.gs pushes the boundaries of what is possible using existing mobile browser technologies. Grab your favorite tablet, put on some headphones, and prepare to be pulled into this immersive experience.
Note: Contains strong language.