Mendelssohn Effektorium – Virtual Orchestra for Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn Effektorium – Virtual Orchestra for Mendelssohn

The Effektorium is a technically complex, but user friendly, and exceedingly fun installation at the Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Museum in Leipzig. The museum visitor enters the room to find himself at the conductors stand with digital music notes and an orchestra of 13 speakers in front of him. Each speaker represents a different group of instruments. The…

This Steampunk Computer Workstation Is Beyond Awesome

This Steampunk Computer Workstation Is Beyond Awesome

This steampunk computer workstation is so amazing you could look at it for hours and still see something new. Created by Alexander Schlesier, a designer and CAD modeler in the automotive sector, the workstation stands on a base frame which is 150 years old. The contrast between the modern technology and old antique items used…

A Fully Functional Computer For Just $9?

  The creators of the Otto, a hackable, animated gif camera are making a 1Ghz, open source embeddable computer that costs only nine dollars.   Next Thing Co. is a software and hardware company located in Oakland, California. It was started by three self-described "hardware people" who also happened to be friends. They are Dave…

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