Sunday, August 15, 2010

Odds and Ends 43


MASHABLE -- HOW TO: Use Game Mechanics to Power Your Business


ANDY SERNOVITZ -- When you’re replaceable, service matters matter more


ENGADGET -- China to build ginormous buses that cars can drive under - For real? Apparently. There's even video from a presentation, but it's in Chinese and dreadfully laggy.


FAIL BLOG -- Stolen Bike WIN


NOT ALWAYS RIGHT -- Rectify the Situation - Hi, do you sell rectums? (And that's as crass as it gets. Mostly it just gets funnier.)


GARFIELD MINUS GARFIELD -- Finally, a good one for Jon


LIFEHACKER -- What do you do if you're the world's greatest brother and your brother only has use of one of his hands? You hack a game controller for one-handed use.

-8-10- Videos after the break... kitten falling off a table, wearable GPS that no one else can see and playing video games with your eyes.


Yellow kitten can't jump.


Wearable GPS. Program in your destination and lights in the frame tell you the mode of transportation and direction to head.

-10- VIDEO

Playing video games with your eyes. Sure, there are other implications for this technology as well. I like how they explain what they're doing, not just a quick demo leaving you to wonder if it's magic.

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