Last week, Google release Chrome, their new web browser. My initial note about it's release can be found here. Google came to play with this release and after using it for a week or so I wanted to weigh in with a little more information. Here is a little bit more of a review.continue reading...
Entries for Tag: 'ui'
Following up to my previous entry this is what the new F1 steering wheel looks like. Pretty neat and very interesting from a UI standpoint. Wish they made these for normal cars!
Also, check out some more photos from the Signapore Grand Prix, also from the big picture.
Update: Here are a couple more links: Some history of the steering wheel from F1Technical and another article about F1 User interfaces.
Brought to you from the ministry of the obvious, Wired does a piece telling you what you already know. Sci-Fi has a healthy dose of the "Fi". I watched the movie for the first time last night and was really impressed. It seemed remarkably well done. If you haven't seen it, skip the Wired article till you do, but its worth your couple of hours.
On a side note, the software and tech (not related to the suit directly except for that awesome HUD) featured a very prominent role in the film as well. Some scenes heavy on the "minority report" type effects, but all well done. If anyone knows of any discussions about the software around the internets please let me know.
This has got to be one of the best ideas I have come across in a while. From the New York Times:
But first he had to get there alive. He parked his car a couple of blocks away and started the treacherous walk, his only friend of late tucked under his black shirt, a curiously damp bulge.
His yellow-and-orange Uzi-style squirt gun.
Mr. Deane, a freelance audiovisual technician, was becoming a player to be reckoned with in this year’s StreetWars tournament. With only a few days left, he stood a fighting chance at being the last person standing, the $500 prize in one hand and his dripping gun in the other. But with the pool dwindling, his own would-be killer could not be far.
More information at StreetWars
PDF Warning. Article from 2006 by Maureen Stone. If you are ever designing data visualization (charts, graphs, infographics, etc) the colors you choose for your data sets are very important. It is amazing how wrong some software such as excel gets this right out of the box.