This week marks 50 years since Yuri Gagarin started man’s ventures into space. To mark the occasion documentary makes Christopher Riley teamed up with the European Space Agency and the crew of the International Space Station to recreate Gagarin’s first voyage.
A fantastic advert for the Sharp Touch Wood mobile phone. I can’t imagine how much work went into planning and building the instrument so that the falling wooden ball would play the piece of music (Bach’s Cantata 147) as it travelled through the forest. I wonder if they left it there? I quite like the idea that it might be out there playing music where no one might hear.
I think this video is doing the rounds at the moment, but I still thought it was worth posting. The guys name is Danny MacAskill, he’s got few other videos on YouTube that are worth a look too. (I spotted these on Laughing Squid)
Are Microsoft missing a trick by not extending the Community Games in XBox Live into a full iPhone style App Store? Would applications for YouTube, iPlayer, TED and others be something the would pull in users and keep them on the Platform?