First 3D rendered film from 1972 This is really neat. It’s a very very early digital 3D rendered film (family lore is that it’s the first, ever). It looks old because it is. It was created in 1972 by Ed Catmull (the founder of Pixar) and Fred Parke with a little help from my dad. I also think that this is the only digital copy of it.
The evolution of the web The web today is a growing universe of interlinked web pages and web apps, teeming with videos, photos, and interactive content. What the average user doesn’t see is the interplay of web technologies and browsers that makes all this possible.
Commotion Wireless – Overview – Chambana.net Tech Projects With support from New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative (OTI), Chambana.net, and Acorn Active Media the developers, technavists, and organizers here propose to build a new type of tool for democratic organizing: an open source “device-as-infrastructure” distributed communications platform that integrates users’ existing cell phones, WiFi-enabled computers, and other WiFi-capable personal devices to create a metro-scale peer-to-peer (mesh) communications network.
Domino’s Pizza: PIzza Tracking Show Bascule and Asatsu-DK Inc. make waiting for your food delivery an entertaining experience, in the Pizza Tracker Show for Domino’s Japan. The campaign, similar to Crispin’s Pizza Tracker in the U.S., invites online pizza order placers to register to see the progress of their pizza delivery in realtime, with some added bells and whistles.