Graham Dunning replaced all of the Half-Life in-game sounds with clips of 90s EDM tracks and rave music sample CDs. He basically turned the entire game into a Launchpad so he can play Half-Life like it's a techno orchestra.
Roli's £147 Lumi is a single-octave, semi-weighted bluetooth keyboard where each key lights up as it is played. A simple idea, perfectly executed, useful for learning, demonstrating and showing off with. There's a companion app with lessons, hundreds of demo songs, and it comes with a carrying kit. Here's a video of Andrew Huang using… READ THE REST
Guitarist Luca Stricagnoli commissioned an extra neck that attaches to his guitar, allowing him to play intricate duets by himself. Here he performs George Harrison's classic While My Guitar Gently Weeps. This video features my latest invention, called "Reverse Slide Neck". It´s an add-on neck which can be fixed and removed in just a few… READ THE REST
Do you remember the 21st night of September? From Wikipedia: Using a chord progression written by Earth, Wind & Fire guitarist Al McKay, vocalist Maurice White and songwriter Allee Willis wrote the  song over one month. Willis was initially bothered by the gibberish "ba-dee-ya" lyric White used through the song, and begged him to… READ THE REST
If you've never heard of MATLAB or think it sounds vaguely like certain TV shows from the '80s, you'd be forgiven. Because even in a tech sector chock full of intricate, complex programs and systems that routinely leave lay people scratching their heads, MATLAB is science tech for the serious, SERIOUS scientists. Since its humble… READ THE REST
Every once in a while, you stumble across a new twist on an old idea and ponder, "Why didn't I think of that?" It's often a concept so simple that it feels like it's been staring you in the face your whole life. It's that sense of "duh" that the Bamboo 6-Piece Smart Pocket Sheets… READ THE REST
Glasses can be difficult at any time, but with a mask on, it seems like you can't go more than a few seconds without an errant exhale blowing up into your face, fogging your glasses entirely. The only upside is the tiny bit of sweet revenge against everyone who called you four-eyes when they try… READ THE REST