Justin Peters takes stock photos and combines them into fantastical and mind-bending scenes. I’ve seen lots of this sort of thing, but these are particularly well done. The one with the umbrella and the road is a straight-up optical illusion and broke my brain for awhile.
When AR (Augmented Reality) apps and games started to become a big thing last year, I tried some of them out. Certainly made for some impressive demos, but nothing really stood out to me. This type of AR experience on the other hand is simpy breathtaking. I think the combination of real-world settings with fantasy environments is a powerful combo, and a game that really gets this right might be the next big hit.
The notes on these pages show Handel hastily adapting an aria in his most famous oratorio. He conducted performances from this score, including the first (in Dublin, 13 April 1742). It was copied from Handel’s original manuscript by his amanuensis, John Christopher Smith the Elder, but these two pages are wholly in the hand of the composer. Handel often altered the score to suit each performance, adding names of singers and new versions of some sections.
Apple has once again redefined the state of the art in the world of tablet computers. But is anyone paying attention in this smartphone-dominated culture? I am here to make the case that the iPad deserves another chance to shine.
Do you struggle through meetings that seem to last forever? Do you wish you knew just what you were supposed to do after the meeting is over? Are there ways you can make meetings work for you, and not the other way around? Yes! There is hope, and here is what you can do.