Touch Board is an Arduino-compatible board with 12 touch-sensitive electrodes that can be hooked up to any conductive material. Seems like a fantastic platform for touch-based projects, especially when paired with electric paint. Shipping Feb ’14.
Another amazing JS / WebGL particle physics sim by boblemarin. Click here for a live version. Update: another raindrops demo by Lucas Bebber, this time in pure CSS!
A fantastic online tool to quickly remove unwanted backgrounds from an image. →
A python programmer’s take on a classic. (You can read the original here.)
A very cool HTML5 / JS hack by Marek Brodziak. Click here for a live version.
Some very good advice from Stephen Anderson. Some points that stand out: Learn the difference between a UX Designer and a Visual Designer. They are not the same. And while there is (and should be) a lot of overlap in skills – it’s good to know what the designer you’re hiring thinks is priority. Know […]
From an interview with Jony Ive: “One of the things that really irritates me in products is when I’m aware of designers wagging their tails in my face.” It is incredibly difficult as a designer to avoid “showing off”, whether it’s your own artistic capabilities, or the capabilities of your product. Making decisions that, on […]
Drag on the cloth you see above. Try it! Amazing JS physics simulation by suffick.
Robotic band Compressorhead covers Motörhead’s Ace of Spades. With a 4-armed drummer and a 78-fingered guitarist, these guys have a slight edge over the human competition.