Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Interactive Video Mimics TV Surfing
The interactive video, shared first with Mashable, is the song’s first official video. It allows viewers to use their keyboards or cursors to flip through 16 channels that mimic TV formats such as games shows, shopping networks and reality series. People on each channel, no matter what TV trope they represent, are seen lip-syncing the lyrics.
Trace action tracker is about to turn real life into ‘Tony Hawk Pro Skater’
Trace is a Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup-sized technology puck that attaches to a skateboard, surfboard or snowboard and keeps an exact digital record of the board’s movement through time and space. It’s armed with an inertia sensor, built-in GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0, so it can communicate all the details of a wave, snowboard run, or skate session to an iPhone or Android phone and the rest of the world through social channels.
google and nestle announce android KitKat
google has ended months of online speculation about the name of the latest version of its android mobile operating system—previously surmised to be called the ‘android 5.0 keylime pie’—by revealing it will be sited as ‘android 4.4, KitKat’, after nestlé’s popular chocolate and wafer confectionery. succeeding the platform’s thematic dessert-coined monikers: cupcake, donut, eclair, froyo, gingerbread, honeycomb, ice cream sandwich, and jelly bean, the release of the latest network will feature a major operating system refresh, which has been hinted at offering a number of major developments with the user interface.
‘Boss Patrol’ Lets Slacking Co-Workers Save Each Other From Their Boss
Enter ‘Boss Patrol’, an app that lets your colleagues ‘save’ you from your boss walking in on you—while you’re watching cat videos or doing something else besides work. Created by Indian whisky brand McDowell’s and creative agency DDB Mudra, the Google Chrome app opens up a ‘safe’ screen on everyone’s computers at the sound of a selected phrase or a hit of a shortcut key.
Manifest Station: A Transparent Utility Box Painted by Mona Caron
This fun piece was painted by illustrator and muralist Mona Caron on Duboce Avenue at Church Street in San Francisco. Titled Manifest Station, the small mural was painted on a standard utility box and has to be viewed from a specific spot so that the horizon lines of the artwork match those of the actual intersection.