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22/10/2012 / Javascript

The use of self-tracking apps and devices is now so widespread that it is easy to overlook how much our thinking about 'personal analytics' is rooted in social web services. Urbana-Champaign-based media artist Benjamin Grosser's most recent project, Facebook Demetricator, ...

02/04/2012 / Javascript, Review

In his mile-a-minute guest spot on Rob Sonic's most recent album Sabotage Gigante, Los Angeles-based Busdriver fires off a verbal salvo about powder burns on a disk drive and generating buzz across the blogosphere. While this kind of technobabble isn't ...
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27/10/2011 / WebApp

Lines is based on a writing technique from medieval times developed by monks as a solution to expensive paper and tedious writing. The monks were writing in the centre of the page allowing enough space for others to annotate the ...

19/08/2011 / Javascript

Coming soon to the HTML5 toolbox is the Web Audio, still in development for Chrome, Google have a dedicated page with a number of very interesting and fun examples. Thanks to Alexander Chen for pointing out this '3D Sonogram' example which I ...

15/08/2011 / Javascript, Scripts

Created by Kris Temmerman, aka Neuro Productions, WebGL Tadpoles is an experiment with 30 tadpoles relying on inverse kinematic chains and moving in a 3D using Perlin Noise vector field. Kris writes: And since they aren’t static objects, I have to project the vertices and calculate the ...

18/05/2011 / Javascript, Scripts

Hypertext Remix is a browser-sequencer created by Lara Warman and Kellyn Loehr. The system generates systems sounds when the browser hits the edge of the screen. The speed of each box is set by the scroll bar and the sounds ...

04/04/2011 / WebApp

Created by Emmanuel Pire, Experimental Study on Web Asynchronicity is a project that uses "web time noise" as a way of composition. The noise you will find is not coded with a random function but is actually the network response time and the browser's ...

05/08/2010 / Scripts

This is the personal playground of Hakim El Hattab, exploring what is possible using HTML5 and Canvas. Most recent addition includes Sinuous, a simple game built using canvas which will test your mouse pointer reflexes by having you direct your ...

08/03/2010 / WebApp

Inspired by this code in the Generative Design book, Harmony by Mr.Doob aka Ricardo Cabello is a result of weekend play with various drawing algorithms and <canvas>. Canvas was initially introduced by Apple for use inside their own Mac OS X WebKit component, ...

28/12/2009 / Flash

Somewhat similar to the Faceless Void [Processing] app by Jason Lam we wrote about few days ago, Pliable and Cubic Mirrors are two flash application created by Hitoshi Akira Nishimura aka the source-laboratory. Both apps run in your browser and make use ...

22/12/2009 / Flash, Games

Created by Anthony Mattox, Pulsus is a flash game in which players must solve puzzles by arranging objects in order to move particles from an emitter into goal points. The game is in part about solving puzzles, but also about ...

03/12/2009 / WebApp

Pixuffle is a fun webapp that allows you dissect and shuffle parts of your photographs to create interesting compositions. By loading a photo of your choice, you can slide left, right, top and bottom lines of the pics. By doing ...

18/11/2009 / Scripts

Andrey ( has just uploaded movies (screen captures) of his recent javascript experiments. Whilst you can go and try them out on his site, there is something special about seeing them in demo mode too. Do make sure you try moire ...

10/11/2009 / Flash

Created by Shiftcontrol, Sharedrobotics Browser is an interactive flash application that allows you to explore the history of robotics in art and popular culture. The blog functions as a database where everyone can add new robots and comment on the ones already ...

08/11/2009 / Scripts

MrDoob just keeps on delivering most amazing javascript experiments. Just posted, is this one that converts sound waves into 3D boxes that are panned through as the music progresses. Move mouse to rotate around the object. Watch it here + follow ...

24/10/2009 / WebApp

Eyebrowse is an add-on for firefox and a webapp brought to you by MIT CSAIL that lets you easily record, visualize, and share your trails through the web in real-time. Tell eyebrowse what sites to track, browse away and compare. ...

13/07/2009 / iPhone


08/02/2009 / Mac

Plainview is a full-screen web browser built using Cocoa and WebKit for Mac OSX. Perfect for presentations or websites or just fast, focused browsing without anything else getting in the way. Whilst it does not include tabs, multiple screens are available. By pressing ...

01/12/2008 / WebApp

Simple yet probably your most used webapp application replacement: Keyboardr Keyboardr is a replacement for your blank/google or any other start-up page you may have set in your Firefox/Explorer/Safari/Camino/Chrome or any other browser you are using. It speeds up your internet experience. And if you ...

04/11/2008 / Linux, Windows

Similar to Fluid for Mac, Prism is an application for Windows and Linux that lets you split web applications out of their browser and run them directly on their desktop. It works great on sites such as GoogleReader or GoogleMail, as well as sites ...

17/10/2008 / Mac, WebApp

Fluid is an application that allows you to create your own .app (application in your applications folder) from any website. It works great on sites such as GoogleReader or GoogleMail, as well as MobileMe and many other. Fluid itself is a ...