We just had the biggest animated GIF party in history in Campfire, our virtual workplace. Or shall I say the beginning, because now you people have to post your own. You have to help us until there's no computer in the world capable of powering this page. »Christopher M. Jesus Christopher M. Joe …
I love, love, LOVE these spinning animated GIFs, made by a group of friends in Japan. The premise is simple: make a short animation that involves revolving anything on its vertical axis. All of them are great, but the finger above wins. »Rice cooker or R2-D2?
This is really bad. NASA has published an image of the pollution haze taking all over the North China Plain. Yes, it's so bad that you can see it taking over thousands of square miles from space. »
Netflix is having themselves quite the week, and everyone's favorite insaneo Chinese animators are here to show us how things really happened. Apparently it involved asteroids, disc-headed mutant siamese twins, laser pistols, and the Insane Clown Posse. Although in fairness, that mix of ingredients would have made… »
Xbox Kinect homebrew hacks have been neat so far, but using it as an incredibly cheap way to motion capture for an animated series? That is incredibly amazing to me. If someone eventually, using the Kinect SDK, makes a program so users can easily do this without having any 3D modeling experience, I would totally make… »
What would you spend $225,000 on? An animated android, styled after yourself? Starting in January the Japanese store Sogo & Seibu will begin taking pre-orders for these "Actroids." They may not walk, but they can move their upper bodies. »
Being the businessman that he is, it wasn't the movie Blade Runner that struck L.A. real estate mogul Sonny Astani, it was the animated billboards depicted in the opening sequence. In fact, the idea has had such a profound effect on him that he plans on making advertising in 2019 Los Angeles a reality ahead of… »
This five-foot-tall animated Frankenstein's monster will move its arms, twist its hips and play spooky noises through its integrated speakers whenever it detects someone walking past. Adults will get a kick out of it, and children will never sleep properly again. The monster is accurate all the way down to the neck… »