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 […]

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.

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 […]