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115 年前,考古學家發現了這台超過 2,000 年歷史的古希臘電腦 | T客邦 - 我只推薦好東西

當年幫助古希臘人了解天文現象的電腦「Antikythera Mechanism」,在沉睡了超過兩千年以後,在 115 年前被希臘的考古學家發現,並打撈上岸。<p>Antikythera Mechanism 這台「電腦」可能和你印象中的電腦不一樣,他沒有所謂的「處理器」、也沒有「顯示卡」,事實上,整台電腦的 …

Hugging A Cartoon: The Bizarre Future Of Virtual Design

When designers try to make VR physical, things get weird.<p>The living room was black and white, like a roughly sketched cartoon, and I was waiting for my “mother” to come home. Soon enough, the sketch of a woman walked in the front door. The black- and-white line drawing came over to hug me, and …

Virtual Reality

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Beautiful Black & White Photographs of Snowy Winter in New York

Le photographe brésilien Nei Valente, vivant à New York, a immortalisé l’hiver particulièrement rigoureux et enneigé que la « Grosse Pomme » a eu à …

A Data Designer Visualized All 20,520 Words In “Hamilton”

Shirley Wu distills the immensely popular (and immensely complex) musical into a single interactive.<p>Even though the hit musical <i>Hamilton</i> opened on Broadway a year and a half ago, its popularity shows no sign of diminishing, with productions opening in San Francisco and London later in 2017 and …

Data Visualization

Design and Humorous Tableware Sets

Le studio de design parisien Dessuant Bone a réalisé un projet conceptuel. Avec des tiges bleues en métal, ses créateurs ont en effet donné vie à de …

Google’s Quest To Design A Typeface For Every Language On Earth

For the past five years, Google and Monotype have sought to bring hundreds of alphabets online through a family of typefaces called Noto.<p>Can you imagine typing up an email, sending it off, and being told by the recipient that its contents were gobbledygook? Of course not. For most of us, whatever …

Typography

Interactive Dartboard Installation by Jacob Dahlgren

<i>I, The World, Things Life</i> est une installation imaginée par le designer basé à Stockholm Jacob Dahlgren. Cette pièce d’apparence abstraite est en …

Gorgeous Stabilized Timelapse Shows Earth's Rotation In Relation To The Stars

This is a beautiful timelapse video made by Greta Life, that demonstrates earth's rotation in relation to the stars, which stay fixed in the video. …

Time-lapse Photography

Mesmerizing Sculptural Scents

Le créateur de fragrance londonien Laboratory Perfumes s’est associé à Zuza Mengham afin de célébrer la sortie de la 5ème création olfactive du …

Art

This Startup Is Turning Luxury Sleepwear Into The Next Trend In Performance Apparel

Nike is reportedly expected to generate upward of $2 billion in sales from womenswear by 2017 , attributing its scale to a higher demand for items such as sports bras, tights and training shoes. With an estimated worth of $500 million in 2014, Under Armour has also experienced tremendous growth in …

Clothing

Hyperrealistic Aqua Paintings by Reisha Perlmutter

Originaire de Naples, Reisha Perlmutter est une artiste peintre qui puise toute son inspiration dans le fait d’avoir grandi à côté de l’eau. D’une …

Art

Beautiful Scientific Paintings of Landscapes & Seascapes

Oliver Jeffers est né à Belfast mais réside à Brooklyn, aux Etats-Unis. Il s’adonne à l’exercice de la peinture d’une manière insolite puisqu’en plus …

Insolite

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

Typography

Moleskine Builds “Game Of Thrones” Set Out Of 7,600 Sheets Of Paper

We may be approaching peak Moleskine right in step with peak <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>As spotted by <i>Designboom</i>, Moleskine has released a collection of limited-edition <i>Game of Thrones</i> notebooks. And to mark the occasion, the company hired Dadomani Studios–known for elaborate stop-motion commercials made in clay …

Game of Thrones

Surreal and Sweet Photography

Sydney Sie est une photographe et designer graphique dont le travail joue sur les dégradés de couleurs, le surréalisme, le corps féminin et des …

Giroptic’s unique take on the 360-degree camera is now shipping

Up close with the crowdfunded 360cam<p>Two years ago, a company called Giroptic held a pretty successful Kickstarter campaign for the 360cam, ostensibly the first consumer-ready camera that could shoot 360-degree photos and videos. In the time that it took the company to turn that cash into a real …

Mobile Photography

This Girl Had Her Wave Stolen By Tony Abbott So She Threw Some Epic Side-Eye

"Only in Australia can you get dropped in on by the former prime minister."<p>"He was cheering people on. Even the little groms*, Tony was cheering them as they caught waves," she said.<p><i>(*groms = 'grommets' which is a slang term for young surfers).</i><p>"He was just a normal person. A normal surfer. It was …

Australia

小玩具大夢想 台灣桌遊進軍美國

美國電機碩士高材生,不留在矽谷、不加入app創業潮,回台灣以真實材質的玩具和桌遊打出名聲,「世界冒險」桌遊將成為首個登上Kickstarter的台灣幼教產品。

If Fonts Were People, Here’s How They’d Look

Typefaces are all about expressing personality traits, whether it’s honesty, sophistication, or immaturity. Here to put the face in typeface is Giovanni Isnenghi who has recombined glyphs and symbols of classic typefaces into portrait-like pictures.<p>In Isnenghi’s hands, Bodoni becomes a …

Typography

Anamorphic Paintings in a Glass Cube

L’artiste Thomas Medicus, dont nous avons précédemment présenté le travail, est à l’origine d’une nouvelle création intitulée <i>Emergence Lab</i>. Cette …

Breathtaking Landscapes Photography

Le photographe qui se cache derrière le site Wildpics nous emmène à la découverte de contrées lointaines avec des clichés qui nous font l’effet d’un …

Sweet Datas in Candies

Après sa série de pochettes d’albums vinyles littéralement traduites en français, Tom Le French revient avec une série intitulée <i>Sweet Data</i>. Il a …

New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data

DataViva, a project developed in part by Media Lab professor César Hidalgo, aims to make a wide swath of government economic data usable with a series of visualization apps.<p>In the four years since the U.S. government created data.gov, the first national repository for open data, more than 400,000 …

Data Visualization

Foursquare Data Viz Shows The Pulse Of New York, London, Tokyo

The startup turns its data into fascinating visualizations of urban ebbs and flows.<p>The secret sauce of Foursquare is the massive amount of location data it collects: 4.5 billion check-ins shared by its 40 million users. For non-MIT graduates, however, it’s often hard to grasp why such data–or any …

Four Square

Can Colored Text Turn You Into an Online Speed-Reader?

A browser extension called BeeLine Reader adds color gradients to paragraphs of text on the web. It’s not exactly pretty, but it seems effective at increasing readability.<p>Remember the “undesign” wars of not-too-long ago? Tools like Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability battled one another to offer …

Apps

Objects by Rizon Parein

Passionné de typographie, Rizon Parein nous propose de découvrir avec la série « Objects » ses dernières créations 3D. Ce projet personnel, …

15 Psychedelic Pics Of Microscopic Worlds

A contest invites you to vote for your favorite. Will it be a pole-vaulting head louse Olympian or another’s chance to make it big?<p>Quick, pick your favorite: a pole-vaulting head louse, schizocarp on spreading hedge parsley, or a massive yellow mimosa flower? The contestants for the Grand Prize …

Microscopy

Whirling Paintings

L’artiste Brendan Monroe possède une imagination débordante, mais surtout un talent indéniable pour la peinture. Avec des créations colorées, …