Avatar by name

Philipp Lenssen wrote an application for the 24-Hours Application Challenge at Friendfeed that converts a name into an avatar. Depending on how I spell my name and whether or not I include my middle initials, I come up with different avatars. They look all very male-centric to me. Was it easier to create male faces? […]

Give plants a blog

Thanks to Alan Levine’s blog post about the blogging plant in Japan I ran across this novelty. As can be read on Pink Tentacle, Midori-san started blogging about a week ago. So far, the plant’s highly structured posts summarize the day’s weather, temperature and lighting conditions, describe its overall physical condition, tell how much light […]