In this episode of Gweek, I talked to Dave Finkel and Kevin Mack.
Kevin Mack is a pioneering digital artist and Academy Award winning visual effects designer. Kevin also uses science and technology to make psychoactive abstract art. His work is currently featured in the "Imagined Realities in New Media" exhibit at the PS Zask Gallery in Southern California.
Dave Finkel is a Los Angeles based TV comedy writer. He’s currently an Executive Producer on the Fox comedy, New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel. His past credits include 30 Rock, United States of Tara and Just Shoot Me!
Here's what we talked about:
Rayman Jungle Run: addictive game for iOS and Android
Inkodye: Amazing sunlight sensitive dyes
Foldify: Fun paper craft iPad app for kids
Melon: Kickstarter for an EEG neurofeedback transmitting headband
Nanoflowers: Beautiful microscopic flower sculptures
Deep Learning: The next stage of neural networks
Cloud Face: Computers seeing faces in clouds
Chris Bathgate: Sculptor
HUMN Wallet: Two flat metal plates with an elastic band around them. Your stuff gets sandwiched between.
Pxlbots: Aggressively grainy pixel art of monsters and robots. Excellent DIY vinyl stickers.
The New Disruptors podcast: Glenn Fleishman's fantastic interview podcast about the end of organizational advantage.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects