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Augmented Reality in Mobile and Gaming

Posted in internet by tipo on June 28, 2009

Creativity provides a nice overview of AR initiatives in mobile and gaming.  Since articles expire quickly on the site, below are some of the videos mentioned.

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NYC Rooftops

Posted in Uncategorized by tipo on June 27, 2009


This week New York Magazine profiled the Greenpoint Rooftop Farm – Marlow & Sons is one of its local customers – and it reminded me of the suburban rooftop house above the 3rd ave Kiehl’s and the rooftop beach house above a building on 1st and 1st.

suburban rooftop house

suburban rooftop house

rooftop beach house

rooftop beach house

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Southside Coffee, Brooklyn

Posted in Uncategorized by tipo on June 14, 2009


A little New York coffee secret: Southside Coffee in South Slope, Brooklyn serves Intelligenstia beans.  No more need to move to LA or Chicago for America’s best coffee.


Posted in Uncategorized by tipo on June 13, 2009


New favorite application.  It has all the addicting elements: ease of use, little time commitment, and awesomeness.  One element that is missing is the download component – the ability to record your Daft Punk sample as an mp3.  Perhaps in the potential 2.0 version that will addressed.

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Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles

Posted in music by tipo on June 4, 2009


Exclusive content alert!  A few years ago, a friend from Minneapolis introduced me to an up-and-coming local band, Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles.  Lucy could be the female version of Andrew Bird, while remaining more folk than pop.  Yesterday, the band’s first album appeared in my mailbox.  Check it here.