Archive for date: November 15, 2004

Brainwagon Radio: Aiptek DV4500, Halo2 and other gadgets

November 15, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

Where your host describes a number of interesting gadgets and gizmos, and then plays some Halloween sounding music: Links from the show: The Aiptek DV4500, pictures, video and sound files coming soon. Grayson: a film trailer created by amateurs, telling the story of Dick Grayson, aka Robin Jeri Ellsworth designed the Commodore One, a clone […]

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Cool Optical Illusion

November 15, 2004 | General, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

A classic illusion is the hollow face illusion, where a concave casting of the face appears convex. This is demonstrated neatly here, with a simple cardboard cutout whose head appears to track you as you move around. Very neat. There are lots of other cool illusions on the parent website, check them out too.

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Screw the X Prize, Work on the L Prize!

November 15, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Over the weekend, Julian Gomez informed me of a project that he thought (correctly) that I might be interested in: The L Prize. What is that, you say? Best answer from their website: The L PRIZE is a new and exciting open competition that will be officially launched fall 2004 by an independent team led […]

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