Archive for April, 2011
It’s a gold, lurve.
One simple idea.
The history of mobile phones. Brought to you by Vodafone.
Imagine a world where no one ever gets stuck in traffic–where cars have built-in sensors that can predict where and when future accidents will occur, keeping commuters out of harm’s way. That’s never going to happen.
But IBM, Caltrans, and the University of California at Berkeley are working on the next best thing: personalized commuter forecasts that analyze the traffic on individual routes, warn drivers of the rush-hour madness to come before they leave the house, and suggest new travel plans (including alternative forms of transportation).
Read more at Fast Company.
This new iPhone app helps people with aphasia, autism, and other speech disorders communicate. And it’s free!
DDB Paris created this simple, fun “Escape Machine” experience for the French travel company Voyages SNCF.
Menacing, glowing black cubes wait till someone goes close enough. Then the cube asks where the person would like to travel. Pushing the red button produces a crazy celebration, complete with gigantic walking kisses, and provides the wishers large, customized mock tickets to their destination. Watching the faces of the onlookers is just as much fun as the experience itself!
Billed (by some) as the world’s most eagerly-awaited chair, the Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby designed Tip Ton chair made by Vitra, gets ready to debut next week at the Milan furniture show.
Take a seat. It is a thing of beauty.
Very cool project in Barcelona. Get a full 360-degree scan with openKinect > 3D printer outputs a mini version of You.
Epic music video in every way.