Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Global Climate Maps


"Climatemaps visualizes the weather over the course of a year around the whole world. The map animates average global monthly climate data from 1961-1990 to show you when every location in the world has its hottest, driest or wettest weather." - http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.nl/2016/08/annual-weather-patterns.html#links

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

One-Minute Time Machine

Capitalism explained with two cows

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Amazing 0g music video

This music video by OK Go was shot during 0g flights and cleverly edited together. Couldn't embed the video because Facebook sucks, but do go and see it.

Here's more about how it was made.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Big Motherfucking Thing projection mapped

One of the biggest projection mapping displays ever.

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Just discovered you can take '3D' pictures with Google Camera

Depthy extracts the depth map made by Google Camera Lens Blur photos allowing you to view them with a 3D parallax effect and changing of focus.
The picture in the post is just a shitty GIF export, it's way more awesome to play around with it yourself. Here is an example I made. Be sure to check out all the options in the settings.

Here is the Depthmap generated by the software, pretty impressive.

Google is now applying this tech to allow you to make 3D panoramas to view in Cardboard/VR: https://googleblog.blogspot.nl/2015/12/step-inside-your-photos-with-cardboard.html

I guess it's just a matter of time before we can get miniature drones that use this to automatically capture whole scenes in full 3D for you.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Stichting Full Reserve - DepositoBank

"Het nemen van risico zou een keuze moeten zijn. Wie geld giraal -dus op een bankrekening- wil aanhouden, kon tot nu toe niet kiezen voor een bank die geen risico neemt door het verstrekken van leningen. Straks wel."

Stichting Full Reserve probeert een bank op te richting zonder winstoogmerk en zonder geldschepping. Daarvoor zijn 16000 oprichters (leden) nodig. 

Het lijkt me mooi als een dergelijke bank er komt. Vreemd dat we die mogelijkheid nu niet hebben.