History of the Internet
Average: 0Have you seen the new Internet Explorer 8 video that’s floating around YouTube? It’s officially my favorite new video (of the week, that is…I favorite a lot of stuff). Really, this video is so NOT the typical the marketing drivel you might expect. It’s just a humorous take on the “History of the…
Hilarious Songsmith Mashup
Average: 0On MetaFilter’s Music page, someone posted a link to an MP3 created using Microsoft Research’s Songsmith– a new tool which lets anyone write and record music. Although Songsmith was designed to allow non-musicians a way to create music of their own, some other people are apparently discovering some…
Microsoft's IT Probot
Average: 0Don't miss this Technet Edge video on the new IT Probot out of Microsoft Research. It is the a core commitment to have one of these in every datacenter. I'll let you in on a little secret, the IT Probot was a program that got off the ground after several failed attempts to retrofit Conan O'Brien's…
Amy Sedaris on Microsoft Office
Average: 0The videos for Microsoft products are getting better every day. This morning I saw an email in my inbox from Barbora Zychova, who found this Office commercial with Amy Sedaris from Strangers with Candy, who is always hilarious.
Left vs. Right
Average: 0A new Live Search promotional site, Left vs. Right, has been launched. The site features two new anchors, left-leaning "Patrick O'Neil" and right-wing "Britt Hayes," who represent both sides of the political spectrum. In the middle of the page is a search box which will perform…
The Creation of a Comic in One Minute!
Average: 0Ted Bracewell, our resident super creative comic animation maker has made a super creative one minute animation on yes you guessed it. How to create a comic! I love the music in this piece too. Check it out. http://www.tedbracewell.com/projects/comiccovercreation.htm
Bill Gates brings Vista to The Daily Show
Average: 0As if it weren't already plugged into our DVR schedule, but The Daily Show will host our man BillG Monday, 29 January. There will no doubt be a lot of talk about Vista, as well as some chat about the Gates foundation. We here round the 10 reservation are hoping that MS Bob gets an honorable mention.…
Ted Bracewell is back with ALIEN WASPS!
Average: 0Our good friend and animator Ted Bracewell has kindly produced another animation for us. This time he's back with Alien Wasps! He also spent some time to show how he actually created the animation. Check out the video here. Enjoy!
The Creation of a Cartoon! Animation Style!
Average: 0Friend and animator Ted Bracewell has graciously put together this brief how-to-create an animation cartoon for 10. The actual video for this how-to is right here. To get a glimpse of some past cartoons and one of my personal favorites check out Constipated Johnson. Now, I will let Ted take…
Hitachi promises laptop disk encryption in 2007
Average: 0Thanks to the magic of Get Perpendicular, Hitachi hopes to ship 750GB laptop HDDs next year (2.5 inch for those keeping score at home). If that weren't enough to get our blood pumping a bit quicker, these drives will also come in hybrid flavors, which will allow for better performance and lower…