Bacteria from personalities has been used to make human cheese
as part of an exhibition on synthetic biology in Dublin. This included cheeses grown from bacteria from various belly buttons, noses, armpits, tears, mouths and toes. If that's a bit too strong for you, then other exhibits in the show include humans reproducing dolphins for food
, and mice cloned from Elvis Presley's DNA
Unleashing Genetic Algorithms on the iOS 7 Icon
- In the pursuit of something just a bit tighter than Marc Edwards' superellipse approximation
, Mike Swanson applies genetic algorithms
to the task of making a better button-making script
When the world is going crazy and life is just awful, you can count on The Internet to MAKE EVERYTHING OK
.Service provided 'as is' with no warranty implied or suggested. Your perception of what's OK may vary, but that's YOUR problem.
- I was just thinking this, after watching the first half of BB..."Both movies were written by Eric Roth, a man who now owes me seventeen dollars." [more inside]
and Republican Products at Republican Market
Remember the old days of the web, where insane collectors cataloged their manias for the world to see? Where terrible design, including "portals"
belied neat things kept by amateurs?
I stumbled onto these bank logos
and thought they were neat examples of two-color design. But the primary focus of the site is buttons
Also collected: Maritime flyers
, Ads for button suppliers
, sample cards
… All sorts of stuff.
Pop into the Buttonarium
. You may find it fasten-ating.
History of the Button
, a weblog devoted to 'tracing the history of interaction design through the history of the button, from flashlights to websites and beyond'. This presentation [4.5MB .pdf] provides a quick-fire pictorial history of the things we push to do stuff.
THE REALLY BIG BUTTON...
This for what ever reason seems to have kept people ammused...I did me!