Category Archives: Apps

Applications, mobile or otherwise, that I’ve built or recommend

A History of the World

Explore 2 million years of human history in a completely new way.

I just finished a new project, called A History of the World in 100 Objects. It’s a joint venture between BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, to chart human history in a new way. Continue reading A History of the World


 

Mind control

Here’s one of my old games being controlled with brainwaves in a homebrew EEG device cobbled together by Italian Hacker Mastro Gippo:

Typelight – a freeware font editor

I just stumbled across this rather useful OpenType font editor. Called typelight, there are freeware and business licensing options available and you should certainly consider it before forking out for something like Fontographer.

Wii Paint

After getting my Wii remote hooked up with the WiiFlash Server, I knocked up this quick Flash demo which draws the blobs of infrared light the Wii remote detects (it can track up to 4 blobs at once), just like the Wii console’s sensitivity setting dialog does. I just gave each blob a different colour and clear the graphics on pressing the ‘A’ button.

Here’s the code to get it working – requires WiiFlash Server: