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Obscured Identity

Uh, the world just got creepier with this fascinating tech/art mashup. These videos are proofs of concept for a real-time facial tracking and masking software. The basic idea is that using this software hooked up to your typical webcam/laptop setup, you can match a still image of a face onto your own. The facetracker...

Fail? No, Win!

Hey, weekend, how you doing? Been looking forward to this one ending. This is a silly thing called Going to the Store, by David Lewandowski. There’s not much reason you’d know his name, but you’ve seen his work—he created the animated titling for last year’s Tron:Disappointme—uh, I mean Legacy. He’s currently getting into comedy...

Today's Obsession: Nightmares

I remember the morning of September 11th, 2001 very clearly. That week, I was in the middle of preparing a proposal for Aveda with the flailing dot-com I was working with, and I’d been at work until 2AM the night before trying to figure out elegant ways to say “your site sucks.” I had...

Today's Obsession: JT Nimoy

JT Nimoy is a procedural artist who let loose a bit of a bomb blast over the weekend: he revealed much of his process and sketches from six months of work for Tron Legacy. I wanted to link to this yesterday, but frankly, it was impossibly to even connect to his server with all...