Archive for February, 2011

Stevie B Microsoft Research demo!

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

A bit of insight on what the research group I have recently joined at Microsoft, the Applied Sciences Group, is devoted to. Amazing display technologies coupled to novel interaction paradigms. Enjoy!

The secrets of a pop-up book!

Saturday, February 19th, 2011


My current favorite pop up book for the iPad, the Three Little Pigs and the Secrets of a Pop-Up Book. Almost as interactive as a real pop up book! Thank you Sumit!
Of course, my favorite tech-pop up book for the iPad comes from les ├ęditions volumiques!

You can find it -> here

Solar Music

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Sculpture at Maudslay, Newburyport, MA September 2010 by Kevin Belli.

Sun Boxes by Craig Colorusso are an environment to enter and exit at will. It’s comprised of twenty speakers operating independently, each powered by the sun via solar panels. There is a different loop set to play a guitar note in each box continuously. These guitar notes collectively make a Bb chord. Because the loops are different in length, once the piece begins they continually overlap and the piece slowly evolves over time.

Here is a video, Sun Boxes at the 12th annual Sculpture at Maudslay. Filmed by Kevin Belli on September 18, 2010.