Links for 31st October 2008
By user12607856 on Oct 31, 2008
Robotic music interpretation at it's very best. Perfect for Halloween.
(via Hack A Day).
- Paper Engineering KAMIKARA
And in particular check out the second half of the movie of the heart. Another one of those how-to-make-a-ten-year-old-boy-go-wow! moments.
(also via Hack A Day).
- Vocal Mouse Control
Say “ahh” and the cursor zips toward the northeast corner of the computer screen. “Ooo” sends it shooting straight south. Want it to head southeast? Say “ohh.” To make the cursor do a circle or figure 8, let vowel sounds bleed into one another, like eee into ahh into aww and so on. You can make it hurry or slow by regulating the volume of your voice. To open a link, make a soft clicking sound.
If I started using this at work, I can just see fellow office workers sending off urgent emails to my manager, to get me drug tested. It does look like it has great potential for people with disabilities though.