AV funtime! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://patatap.com “Patatap is a portable animation and sound kit. With the touch of a finger create melodies charged with moving shapes. Warning: contains flashing images.”

Chinese Pi Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week http://bananapi.org Move over, Raspberry pi!  The long march towards the Single Board Computer (SBC) revolution has been joined by this China based org clone, with way more CPU and memory, and compatible with the bulk of Raspberry pi stuff.   Let a hundred SBCs bloom.

Take a code break! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://codepen.io/ Codepen is a fun and inspirational collection of code snippets that you can borrow or play with in real time.

Fun with big data! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.tylervigen.com The home of Spurious Correlations, a rather popular site at the moment it seems, but still fun enough to mention here as well.   I think this correlation may be my favorite.  Thanks to Elvis for the heads up.  

What’s up with the astronauts? Website of the Week

  URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://noetic.org From the website: “For centuries, philosophers from Plato forward have used the term noetic to refer to experiences that pioneering psychologist William James (1902) described as: …states of insight into depths of truth unplumbed by the discursive intellect. They are illuminations, revelations, full of significance and importance, all inarticulate Read more

Screw Henry Ford…Everyone’s an inventor! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://makeymakey.com  Alligator clip your world!   This is yet another great idea out of the MIT Media Lab… and it fits right in to their Lifelong Kindergarten project.  I must have one now! Here is a YouTube video showing a few of the possibilities.