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"So yeah, I (apparently) lost a game on Bill’s show that I didn’t know I was playing. The game was 'Gotcha!' And according to the Internet (and the number of misspelled and nigger filled — the word, not the people — tweets in my timeline), I got gotcha’ed!"
W. Kamau Bell writes about his recent appearance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher [more inside]
For the past three days, the world of streaming gaming has been riveted by an unlikely phenomenon: Twitch Plays Pokemon
. Consisting of a live Twitch.TV
chatroom hooked up to a classic Game Boy emulation of Pokémon Red
, the program is set to recognize a limited number of commands and execute them in real time, allowing an audience of tens of thousands to collectively control the action as they watch
. An astonishing amount of progress has been made, including the dramatic last-second defeat of a third gym leader
) and the solution of a notoriously tricky puzzle on the very first attempt
. But all for naught, it seems, as Team Twitch finds itself hilariously stranded on the ledges of Route 19
where, as one viewer explained
, "they basically have to walk a small path for about ten spaces without anyone pushing down and jumping Red off the ledge," a grim democratic reality the dedicated subreddit /r/twitchplayspokemon has had all kinds of fun with
over the last dozen ludicrous hours
Popped At is a real-time stream of images
being shared on Twitter. Unfiltered, potentially nsfw.
This is now
uses real-time instagram updates to capture "a cities movement, in a fluid story."
and some of his friends have hacked a classic 1980's Frogger
arcade game - with real cars.
Dahlia Lithwick (previously
) is trying to write a chick-lit novel
in nineteen days
The real-time web, manifested by services like Twitter and Friendfeed are all the rage these days. What happens if everything online could be real-time
? It can, thanks to Google PubSubHub
and their ongoing effort to add it to their products
. [more inside]
is an (almost) live feed of images being posted to Twitpic
. Clicking on a thumbnail will take you to the full sized photo.
As it's a live, unfiltered picture feed, you can expect some inappropriate content will make its way on there as well. Best considered NSFW.
When Kevin Atkinson gets home from a long day, he likes to play with his balls.
"For those new to the blog
, I've written a dataflow framework for real-time video effects, plus a number of effects implemented within that framework (some of which are demoed in the above video). In this post I'm announcing that I'm open-sourcing that framework."
Real time Dracula
"Experience Bram Stoker's Dracula in a new way -- in real time. Dracula is an epistolary novel (a novel written as a series of letters or diary entries,)
" Whitney Sorrow is posting each entry in real time starting on May 3rd
the date of the first diary entry. [via]
is an open source real-time animation software, designed to create animations, interactive background projections for concerts, theatre and dance performances.
Radiohead's promo for their single House of Cards
was "shot" using light and laser-based scanning systems rather than cameras, with data being generated in real-time. Includes video and making of, and you can even play around with a 3D visualization of Thom Yorke's head
Real Time Rome
, the MIT SENSEable City Lab’s contribution to the 2006 Venice Biennale, aggregated data from cell phones, buses and taxis in Rome to better understand urban dynamics in real time. via information aesthetics
continuously tunes into different webcams, chasing the sunset around the globe [...]
complementing the increased efficiency and productivity associated with the internet." [via WMMNA]
You can keep your Simon, Randy and Paula, I'll take Barbara Cook any day.
Here is the Broadway legend's two hour master class (it's a REALTIME video from
The New York Public Library) and it'll teach you more about singing, phrasing and music than every moment of American Idol combined. At least watch the first 20 minutes, you'll be amazed.
is an automated net radio station streaming
real-time generative music. All audio is generated by algorithmic software applications and programs written by sound artists and programmers.
A multiplayer text editor
. Free and realtime. I think this is my new favorite thing.
Give a group of Amsterdamers a GPS tracking device for a couple of months, plot their movements over a black background, and the resulting traces map the city
through the movements of its inhabitants. Alternately, make your own
GPS art, or play GPS Hide and Seek
The next wave in Filmmaking?
This summer, the Academy of Machinima Arts & Sciences, along with NVIDIA, will hold the world's first Machinima Film Festival
on August 17th in Mesquite, Texas.
Machinima is, simply stated, filmmaking within a real-time virtual 3D environment.
In an expanded definition, it is the convergence of filmmaking, animation & game development. Machinima is a very cost- & time-efficient way to produce films.
-- include-all blogging in real-time? This new program will allow you to spy on what your instant messenger buddies are browsing on the web, let them know what you think about the sites they're on, rate them, comment on them, send them to a friend etc. (Their press release