Robot iPad Testing, Face Swapping, Pandora & New Mastodon
There are some pretty interesting clips in today’s round-up. I think the face-swapping program takes the cake though. Imagine how good this technology could be in another year. Get ready for impostors to infiltrate your video chats and “hangouts”.
Arturo Castro created a very cool face-swapping app. It works in real time and it’s developed using the open source framework for creative coding openFrameworks.
WebProNews interviewed Tom Conrad, CTO and Head of Product at Pandora about the new Pandora and who the company can continue to maintain its competitive edge in the online music world:
Stress testing an iPad app with a LEGO robot (via Kevin Tofel):
9to5Mac points to a “See What You Print” concept from Artefact, which it calls “If Apple did make printers”:
Google uploaded this multi-platform advertising case study for Adidas:
Indie rock band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah played live at Google, and Google shared this as the latest in its Google Music promotional video:
On the Google and music note, the YouTube blog points to the full album premiere of the new Mastodon album:
Adobe’s John Nack shared this video of reverse graffiti:
This isn’t new, but it was passed on to me today, and seems worth sharing anyway. It’s Friends stars Matthew Perry Jennifer Aniston in a Windows 95 guide:
New Podio iPhone app for building your own apps:
Foursquare passed a billion check-ins:
The LinkedIn Engineering blog shared three tech talks for mining billion-node graphs, recommender systems and the art and science of matching items to users, and processing data streams: