Ten Video Games Viewed From a Different Perspective (click to enlarge) This text art project was inspired by a recent reddit thread that examined how games might look from a different perspective. It was based around this image, and though I found this Skyrim idea in the comments as a follow up, I thought there was much more to be explored with the concept. Therefore, I went and looked at my favorite games, and figured out how they might be viewed from a perspective other than the heroes. SWYP: a super simple touchscreen printer concept It doesn’t matter how simple a printer is advertised as being, they all end up having annoying software to install, an LCD that is too small to be of any real use, and require a PC and other software in order to get the image or document into the correct state for printing. Artefact, a design partnership focused on “creating a preferable future for humanity” has realized this and decided to do something about the state of printers. Their answer is the SWYP, short for See What You Print. SWYP is a concept printer that is shaped like a very thick sheet of paper with a multi-touch touchscreen dominating the top.
Things People Said: Courtroom Quotations The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity. Lawyer: "Was that the same nose you broke as a child?"Witness: "I only have one, you know." Lawyer: "Now, Mrs. Johnson, how was your first marriage terminated?"Witness: "By death." Abstract machine An abstract machine, also called an abstract computer, is a theoretical model of a computer hardware or software system used in automata theory. Abstraction of computing processes is used in both the computer science and computer engineering disciplines and usually assumes discrete time paradigm. Information In the theory of computation, abstract machines are often used in thought experiments regarding computability or to analyze the complexity of algorithms (see computational complexity theory).
Kyle Kesterson enters Startup Battle with tapeworm game, and help from Sir Mix-A-Lot At Startup Weekend in Seattle earlier this month, Seattle artist and designer Kyle Kesterson and crew wowed the crowd with their new game for Kinect, Android and iOS called In Digestion in which players assume the character of a giant tapeworm by the name of Marvin. Now, Kesterson is hoping that the tapeworm will get him to Singapore. A Startup Weekend veteran who made a name for himself as the creative force behind Giant Thinkwell, Kesterson is Seattle’s official entrant for the Global Startup Battle. The competition pits winning teams from four dozen cities across the global in what amounts to a startup version of Fight Club.
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