Balloon filled with ground coffee makes ideal... →
Adobe Steps Up Their 3D Game →
Adobe introduced a new set of 3D APIs today that are a serious step forward for in-browser 3D rendering. I’d bet WebGL is going to win in the long run no matter what, because they have something much closer to a real web standard. I’m told they will have a stable set of APIs, with forward compatibility, by the end of the year. At that point, people can really start investing in the...
Turns out Mark Zuckerberg does know how to speak in public, so long as that public is full of techies. He’s direct, funny, and looks totally relaxed. Now, I can stop paying attention to the flop sweat and start listening to what he has to say; which is, unsurprisingly, interesting. He talks about the singularity a bit around the 8:30 mark, which is interesting (he doesn’t buy it). He...
Ze Frank's web playroom | Video on TED.com →
Just in case you only know Ze Frank as “the internet guy who talks really fast”
If building a real farm on Kiva can be as compelling as building a virtual farm...– Kiva President On The Next 5 Years And Why Zynga Is Their Biggest Rival (TCTV) We are certainly thinking the same way at Fuck Cancer. Before you can get people engaged with an issue, you need to be able to hold their attention for a few minutes. That isn’t getting any easier.
Vancouver: Wonders Start Here (by Ian Andrew Bell) This was played as an intro to #growconf in August, and is a pretty phenomenal showcase of the cool technology being developed in Vancouver. Certainly can’t fault them on the production values.
Google tracks inflation with interwebs data • The... →
Wow. Google has found a way to excite the Econ Geek part of my brain as well as the Tech Geek part. Good work.
The Best 30 HTML5 games →
HTML5 games still have a long way to go. Take look at the list and compare it to your favourite flash game. I’m as optimistic about the future of standards-based web gaming as anyone, but let’s not kid ourselves that the future is already here.
“They don’t know how to let you in. I...
I do not take much satisfaction from the fact that only one service we have...– A VC: The Postmortem Yet another reason why Fred Wilson is the best VC around. Even with the best consumer web portfolio around (IMHO), he still doesn’t act like his job is done.