We’ll get there … stand by.
Ignite Digital Sydney http://digital.ignitesydney.com/tickets/
Windows On Devices: http://windowsondevices.com
Judgemental Maps: https://www.facebook.com/judgmentalmaps
19 Words That Mean Something Totally Different When You’re A Scientist http://www.buzzfeed.com/kellyoakes/just-a-theory
How To Identify An Engineer: http://www.tickld.com/x/next-time-someone-claims-to-be-an-engineer-give-them-this
Stanley parable http://store.steampowered.com/app/221910
The Evolution of Video – Doom (5:00) and Halo (11:00) are awesome https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyIHhI96Btk
Female Runner Who Uses Nike+ to Draw Dicks Is an American Hero – http://jezebel.com/female-runner-who-uses-nike-to-draw-dicks-is-an-americ-1616462580?utm_campaign=socialflow_jezebel_facebook&utm_source=jezebel_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
Bureau of Meteorology Mobile Website – 2014 Australian Mobile & App Awards http://appdesignawards.com.au/AUSAPPS14/entry_details.asp?ID=13243&Category_ID=6129
Bill Gates ice bucket https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS6ysDFTbLU
Adam Cogan Ice Bucket https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_4FM9laAl0
National Map Open Data initiative launched http://www.spatialsource.com.au/2014/07/15/national-map-open-data-initiative-launched/
Smoking rates in Australia
The dreaded Lurgi – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Goon_Show#Lurgi
Cockatoo Island – http://www.cockatooisland.gov.au/
Pinchgut – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinchgut
Password Phrases (xkcd)
FW: MegaFaces: Kinetic Facade Makes 3D ‘Selfies’ | Digital Buzz Blog – http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/megafaces-kinetic-facade-makes-3d-selfies/
Lego coin sorter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTBQYcGO39Y&sns=em
USB PCB business card http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-PCB-Business-Card/
- It uses a ATtiny85 microcontroller with V-USB based code to emulate a keyboard. The typing is triggered by the CAPS LOCK status LEDs being toggled 3 times.
23 Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Mind – Mind Hacks http://www.viralnova.com/trick-your-mind/
DDDMelbourne – 2 Tix. Tweet us with #franklyspeaking and #dddmelbourne and tell us why you need to go to DDD
Where’s your birthday in PI? http://www.angio.net/pi/piquery.html
- Cubestormer 3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0pFZG7j5cE
- Mindstorms Ev3 – http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/?domainredir=mindstorms.lego.com
- Windows – http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-au/app/carcassonne/daad35e6-04fd-41c1-ae71-c0740efe32eb
- Windows Phone – http://www.windowsphone.com/en-au/store/app/carcassonne/d4b56d33-5fae-4653-85ae-0ca9b6e9965e
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddYZITaxlTQ How Sony’s Betamax lost to JVC’s VHS Cassette Recorder
Bell video phone – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzdCKBZP4Jo
Radiolab – http://www.radiolab.org/
Max the curse of the brotherhood
Xamarin HackDay 21 June – http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sydney-xamarin-hacker-day-tickets-11534378637
Satya Nadela’s Following 34 people on Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/satyanadella/following
DDD Melbourne – vote for content starting 8 June – www.dddmelbourne.com. Troy Hunt Keynoting
Categories with highest incremental download opportunity
Even though Games is the most-downloaded category, it’s also helpful to understand which categories have the highest ratio of downloads per app. This is a function of total downloads vs. total available apps in that category.
Apps of the Week
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer
- Breakout Ultimate
- 2048 – http://www.windowsphone.com/en-au/store/app/2048/50ac7cfd-b163-4e8b-9ff9-5fe3e0e8d00e
- Mini Motor Racing – http://www.windowsphone.com/en-au/store/app/mini-motor-racing/b348d5ce-a21f-431b-aca6-2a78efda0808
- Monument Valley
- Hitman Go
Stone Tables – Orson Scott Card
https://archive.org/details/historicalsoftware – karateka, visicalc, pacman (1981), pitfall (1982)
Dark Side of the covers https://www.flickr.com/photos/93699963@N04/sets/72157632894352624/with/8519200877/
http://www.nerdist.com/ – arnie – joss – Neil degrass – chris hadfield
Spurious Correlations http://www.tylervigen.com/
Life is better with a titan http://www.titanfall.com/videos/life-is-better-with-a-titan-extended-cut
Behind The Scenes of Cuba Gooding Jr’s 1996 Oscar Speech http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/83924870/
An argument of Rabbis
The future of the fridge?
Drones – Kill Decision
Out of the world’s estimated 7 billion people, 6 billion have access to mobile phones. Far fewer — only 4.5 billion people — have access to working toilets. Of the 2.5 billion who don’t have proper sanitation, 1.1 billion defecate in the open, according to the study.
His foundation announced $3.4 million in new funding on Tuesday for toilet projects being worked on by various organizations, bringing total investment in its “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge” to about $6.5 million.
http://newsroom.fb.com/News/805/Facebook-to-Acquire-WhatsApp – talk about build to flip
Celebrity Salami http://bitelabs.org/
How awesome, tripview does real time tracking
Exclusive offer for Unity developers building games for Windows – http://blogs.unity3d.com/2014/02/19/exclusive-offer-for-unity-developers-building-games-for-windows/
Grzegorz Zwolinski Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board at t-bull.com was also thrilled to see their latest racing game surpass the 3,000,000 downloads mark in less than 3 months. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/real-speed-car-need-for-asphalt-racing/a2474c19-a896-4032-82f6-9532c645d85f
UK dev Rebellion hits 3.5 million downloads across Windows devices in less than a year – http://www.pocketgamer.biz/r/PG%252EBiz/Rebellion+news/news.asp?c=57655
MakerBot Starts Taking Pre-Orders For Their Itty-Bitty 3D Printer – $1,375 bucks
Back at CES 2014, MakerBot announced three new 3D printers: one small (Replicator Mini), one huge (Replicator Z18), and one that’s about the same size as the one they’ve sold for years (now just the “Replicator”). With a new smart leveling system and built-in webcams for monitoring prints, these new models pack a few tricks that the older Replicators don’t.
Since that announcement, though, only the standard Replicator has actually gone up for sale. If you wanted the baby-bear or papa-bear model, your only option was to sign up for more info later.
Good news! Sort of. If you were waitin’ for the Mini-model, pre-orders just opened up. At $1,375 bucks (before shipping and taxes and whatnot), it’s the cheapest 3D printer that MakerBot offers by almost a grand.