Category Archives for video
Trillions: The future of computing
This is a short film (a fast paced preview of a larger effort) by MAYA Design created to put some perspective on the invisible but fast approaching challenges and opportunities in the pervasive computing age. An interesting way of putting … Continue reading
Pee in the shower! Save the Atlantic rainforest!
A Brazilian environmental group SOS Mata Atlantica has launched a campaign to encourage the country’s residents to pee in the shower to save water. They say that by peeing in the shower, each household will flush the toilet at least … Continue reading
Launch of STS-127
Another amazing space shuttle launch yesterday. This time of Space Shuttle Endeavor on mission STS-127 “completing Kibo and fulfilling Japan’s hope for an out of this world space laboratory. This came after 5 previous launch attempts were scrubbed due to … Continue reading
So Microsoft previewed their upcoming motion sensing system codenamed Project Natal at the E3 expo yesterday. Its supposed to work with the Xbox 360 and it allows for full body motion control by tracking 3D movement. It also recognizes voices, … Continue reading
A Happy Journey Starts Like That!
This is such a typically Singaporean thing. Cringe-worthy rap videos commissioned by the government for certain campaigns, in this case the courtesy campaign. I remember during the SARS period, they were playing the SAR-vivor (a bad pun on the word … Continue reading
Eric Schmidt’s Speech
Eric Schmidt’s keynote speech at Carnegie Mellon’s 112th commencement ceremony. I find that there are some very good points in his speech and also some funny observations. “We got our news from newspapers, your generation gets it from blogs and … Continue reading
Today, I watched the Atlantis space shuttle liftoff for mission STS-125 live online. Space shuttle launches never fail to give me goosebumps. It’s always such a grand sight. Engineering at its very best. Be sure to watch the video at … Continue reading
Larry Page’s University of Michigan commencement address
I think he makes some really good points in there. Also interesting to know some of the stories behind Google (Larry Page is the co-founder of Google). [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFb2rvmrahc&hl=en&fs=1] The full transcript can also be found here.
Google Chrome Short
An animated spot about Google’s browser Chrome. It emphasizes some of the revolutionary features of Chrome in a colorful and lively manner. The 1 1/2 minute animation reminds me of some of Apple’s ads for its iPods. Lots of color … Continue reading
Why things are broken
Interesting video for designers and engineers to watch. 7 reason why things are broken, or in other words, why there is bad design. We may laugh when watching some of the examples but I’m sure as designers, we will make … Continue reading