software

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...

Today's Obsession: TypeDNA

Type management and font pairings, two things I’ve always been particularly bad at, become less of a nightmare with a new concept in type management from a product called TypeDNA. The application is actually a few different applications working in concert: A scanner, which loads all of your typefaces from your system into the...

Today's Obsession: Ignoring Wired's Grandstanding

You may have heard the hubbub surrounding Wired magazine’s proclamation from last week, “The web is dead.” That got guffaws in some circles around for using a ridiculously oversimplified data set to make its claims. The last time the magazine made such radical claims was 2008, when it posited that free was the future:...