Romain Laurent is a New York based photographer who does a lot of beautiful work. He also publishes loop portraits and posts them every week to his fabulous Tumblr. You can't look away. You just can't.
Contently was created by a bunch of "journalists and nerds" who saw the rise of freelancing as traditional journalism has changed. The platform is designed to help talented creators showcase their work and get connected with publishers.
Contently's mission is:
Help journalists build careers doing what they love.
Help brands become compelling publishers.
Help journalists and brands connect and tell great stories.
I think I might just sign up.
Sure, the chocolate inside the wrapper is tasty but it's the packaging that I'm obsessed with!
Web-cam based tracking and real time rendering of characters means that gaming got a whole lot more real. Or wait, maybe even less real? FaceRig is motion caption for the masses, a "program enabling anyone with a webcam to instantly embody any character they want."
Support the Indiegogo fundraiser, through February 5, 2014.
We are all a little bit cyborg. Heck, if you're reading this on a digital screen right now, then some part of your consciousness has been extended into hyperspace. Excited? Terrified? Having flashbacks of reading Neuromancer?
Either way, I suggest you dive into the depths of the Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology and learn more about "time and space compression, hyperlinked memories, panic architecture, mobile technology, interface evaporation and how technology is changing the way we live."
Sketchfab is a web service that allows users to publish and display 3D images. Sketchfab believes that "3D models deserve something better than screenshots or 'showreel' videos."
All you need is a WebGL compatible browser and an account. Sketchfab is compatible with 27 file formats, including .blend, .obj, .dwf, .geo, .wrl, and .3ds.
The description from Steam: "Blast pieces out of the zombie horde across 9 stages, one keystroke at a time, in order to save you and a friends life as you work to uncover the mystery behind the outbreak."
Typing of the Dead is available on Steam.
Uncovered Books is an app that helps readers find interesting and new ebooks - while eliminating pesky cover art. Because admit it, who hasn't judged a book by its cover design? Especially if you're a designer.
Uncovered Books is available on iPad
Is this the real life? Or is it just Twitter?
Via Laughing Squid