Monthly Archives: October 2012

Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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50 years of James Bond cars: which one is your favorite 007 car? [infographics]

50 years of 007 and the new upcoming Skyfall Bond movie are upping the ante for all Bond-fans around the world. This is an interesting infographics by Mashable that shows in detail all cars used in all Bond movies, their … Continue reading

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Hal Project: where 2001′s psychotic computer meets modern PCs and Macs

Not really new but all the same fascinating. Out of 2001 a Space Odyssey, the Stanley Kubrick’s classic movie, here comes a project site celebrating Hal 9000 (and its cryptic screens). Get the HAL 9000 screen saver and pray that … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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Newsweek: after 80 years says farewell to paper – will be online only

Sign of the times – as they say. Newsweek, after 80 years, will cease publishing on paper and will survive in the online version only. According to Bloomberg, Tina Brown, current editor-in-chief, has tried almost everything to keep it alive: … Continue reading

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Winsor McCay’s Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay. Little Nemo is maybe his best-known cartoon: this Google Doodle is so cool, be sure to check it all!

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Thanks to Google, we’re now able to see Batman sign within math formula

It’s quite simple, just go to Google and check out this formula: y=2 sqrt(-abs(abs(x)-1)*abs(3-abs(x))/((abs(x)-1)*(3-abs(x))))(1+abs(abs(x)-3)/(abs(x)-3))sqrt(1-(x/7)^2)+(5+0.97(abs(x-.5)+abs(x+.5))-3(abs(x-.75)+abs(x+.75)))(1+abs(1-abs(x))/(1-abs(x))),-3sqrt(1-(x/7)^2)sqrt(abs(abs(x)-4)/(abs(x)-4)),abs(x/2)-0.0913722(x^2)-3+sqrt(1-(abs(abs(x)-2)-1)^2),(2.71052+(1.5-.5abs(x))-1.35526sqrt(4-(abs(x)-1)^2))sqrt(abs(abs(x)-1)/(abs(x)-1))+0.9 Or just click this link if you’re either too lazy or fear Batman!

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A working iPod on a web page: a tribute to Steve Jobs – and a great HTML 5 example too!

Inventika Solutions, a small Web development company, created this astounding HTML 5+CSS3+jQuery project that works exactly as the original iPod – as a tribute to Steve Jobs. The Mumbai-based company achieved great reviews because of this work – and they … Continue reading

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Sign of the times: Goodnight iPad – a parody picture book for the gadget-crazy kid in all of us.

Thanks to friend Paolo for showing me this! Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation is just a sign of the times… It had to happen… Oh, you can read it on paper or… on a Kindle!

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Remembering Steve: one year later Apple’s tribute

One year later… This is the message from Tim Cook on Apple’s home page. How much has gone through in this year, not only in Apple’s history? Check Apple’s web site for the memorial video with some awesome (black and … Continue reading

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