Posts Tagged "flash"

The View from the Top of the Shard: A 360 Interactive Tour of London

Using images taken from the building’s public open-air observation deck, this interactive piece lets you explore both the sights and sounds of London (quite literally). It’s impressive how much you can actually zoom in on a small section and the details you can spot, particularly when you remember that all the images were taken from high atop the structure. Definitely explore around and get lost a while, here.

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Isle of Tune: Music Through Maps

Isle of Tune is a fun Flash project that lets you create songs by constructing your own custom roadways. Created by Jim Hall, he describes it as “kind of like a SimCity synthesizer.” It’s a fun way to lose a bit of time, although I can see how some people can get more carried away with building their own song…

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Astronaut

An old project of mine, based off of a song by my friend Dan Frick. Seems appropriate, given the day: Astronaut: A Flickr-Generated Project

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First Snow (A Little Late)

We got our first snow in Chicago while I was away visiting Washington DC. I’m a little late on this, but here’s an old Flash project that draws on specific keywords relating to snow. First Snow pulls in photos that contain words or phrases like “snow,” “snowflake,” or “first snow.” They’re sorted by time, with preference to photos that are…

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SolarBeat: Music of the Spheres

SolarBeat is a Flash-based musicbox that uses the orbital frequencies of our solar system. Made by Whitevinyl, the produces a series of ambient tones that are really quite pleasing, and you can adjust the tempo to whatever you like. A very clean and lovely experiment, mixing science and sound. [via Justin] Related:pi10k

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