Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-04-19
- CastleDB – The structured static database
CastleDB allows efficient collaboration on data editing.
It uses the JSON format with newlines to store its data, which in turn allows RCS such as GIT or SVN to diff/merge the data files.
Unlike online spreadsheet editors, changes are made locally. This allows local experiments before either commiting or reverting.
- IanHubert – YouTube
Worth watching even if you don’t want to learn Blender.
The Massively Friendly World of Competitive Giant Pumpkin Growing – Atlas Obscura “We’re to the point where we pass out seeds, hand out information, invite everybody to come to our meetings and tell them everything we know,” Jutras says. “If people want to do the work, I hope they do and grow a personal best … We have a saying: ‘You don’t grow these from the couch.’” —–is it when ideas get separated from additional work that people get secretive and weird? h/t Jon Becker Daydream Labs: Accessibility in VR . So we’ve been exploring how spatial audio cues can be used for navigating and interacting with virtual environments. This Light Bulb Confuses Smartphone Cameras To Protect | Co.Design Researchers have developed a new light that can protect locker rooms and stage performances from omnipresent smartphone surveillance. — world is going to get stranger and stranger as machines fight and cooperate with one another in ways we can’t see/hear (that whole umwelt thing) -andre bergs- Protanopia is a digital comic for Ipad and Iphone. Created as an experiment into the possibilities of digital comics. Using elements from 3D and 2D animation in a realtime game engine, it creates an unique visual style, whilst still having a familiar feeling. Amazon to end virtual textbook contract with UMass The university received its […]
dekuNukem/daytripper: A Multifunctional Laser TripwireDaytripper is a laser tripwire that can, upon triggering: Hide all your windows Lock your computer Execute a custom script to do whatever you want! Thoughts at Mid-Career Part 5: Where to From Here? | Information Wants To Be FreePart of a nice series . . . nuno-faria/tiler: ? Build images with imagesthis will be used eventually Notes from the Classroom: Three Data Visualization Experts – The Lovely FernsNice summary post with interesting advice