Crazy NYT Graphic of Box Office Revenue from the Last 24 Years
A lot of fun to browse, but I'd really like to zoom in to explore the less successful films [via kottke]
Josh Marshall of TPM Wins the George Polk Award
It's for their coverage on the firing of 8 judges which led to the resignation of Alberto Gonzalez. I'm proud to say Apperceptive works on his site.
The Death of Small Magazines
Thanks to postage costs weighted by volume.
VR Head-Tracking with Wiimotes
This will be a great addition to gaming and is already rolled into a new game called Boom Blox.
The Drum Buddy
This video demonstration of "a 4 oscillator, light activated, mechanically rotating drum machine" is a little slow, but the device is awesome. Only 10 were made by the artist Quintron, who provides more info on his site. Laurie Anderson and Nels Kline just auctioned off two of them in NYC yesterday.
Posted February 5, 2008
Unlike most days, when this site is bustling with activity and new posts, today I'm putting up Matt's vote page to remind ya'll to get out there and pull that lever, push that button or whatever it is you do to make your vote count.
And if you do go, take a picture and send it to the Polling Place project.
How Lenses are Made
A little long, but watching the glass get cut is pretty amazing.