People All Over The World, Ride The Word Train! The Word Train!
This is a neato thingy on the NY Times front page where you can enter a word that describes your mood on election day and compare with others.
Best thing is you can change your word every 30 minutes.
Next best thing - changing your word every 30 minutes might get your Virginia-baked ham away from the television/Internet/porcelain throne/medicine cabinet/gun closet while the election roars on....
posted by Lipstick Thespian
on Nov 4, 2008 -
"What is the sound of color? We asked that question of 5 musicians. We assigned each musician a different color. They wrote 5 tracks. We gave the colors and tracks that inspired them to 5 directors." The Sound of Color
contains the songs and videos that were created. The site and free downloads are only available through March 15. (Via Carolina Vigna-Marú) [more inside]
posted by madamjujujive
on Feb 18, 2008 -
Using a physiological sensor called the SenseWear by BodyMedia
, researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) have created the XPod
. The XPod "learns" a user's preferences, activities and even emotions, and then selects the most appropriate music to accompany any given situation. The mood ring
for the new millennium.
posted by terrapin
on Oct 24, 2006 -
PMS Alert 1.0
A system-tray reminder of where things stand. Read a simple scale of five colors to get the likelihood of mood swings. Get a real-time estimation of fertility. Pick a date off the calendar to get a quick forecast of what's to come. Store custom notes to go along with each day in the cycle. Get reminders when conditions are changing. Even get reminders of her next birthday and anniversary.
posted by gottabefunky
on Nov 18, 2003 -