Drawing Shakespeare on a Surface Pro 3 using Fresh Paint

Drawing Shakespeare on a Surface Pro 3 using Fresh Paint

A few years back, tablet artist Paul Kerkal introduced me to drawing on a tablet. Windows 8 tablets are particularly well suited to this, especially the new Surface Pro 3 which has over 250 levels of pressure sensitivity and Palm…

Crisp Packet Microphone

Crisp Packet Microphone

To take something very complicated, such as our hearing, and massively simplify it – we don’t hear sound, we feel it. That’s why this piece of video is believable whilst at the same time being jaw-droppingly frightening and wow at…

Lightning GIF in Clifton, Bristol

Lightning GIF in Clifton, Bristol

I went up to take a Photosynth of the bridge but a thunderstorm came over. That is all.

Firefighting shot on 4k cameras at 1000 fps

Firefighting shot on 4k cameras at 1000 fps

Go full screen. This is incredible. – First footage from the new Phantom Flex4K – “Let me know when you see Fire” from Gregory Wilson on Vimeo.

Creating game audio by Microsoft Soundlab

Creating game audio by Microsoft Soundlab

Microspotting: Inside Soundlab Ever wondered what the connection there might be between a leek and a femur? Perhaps they sound the same when they break? Not one for vegetarians – watch the complete disregard for fruit and vegetables in this…

Most viewed picture of all time?

Most viewed picture of all time?

Photographer Charles O’Rear tells the story behind the Windows XP desktop wallpaper known as, Bliss.

Photosynth from summit of Snowdon

Photosynth from summit of Snowdon

So I’m still testing this and thought I’d try a portrait orientated synth, it didn’t really work out apart from being able to post here in this format (don’t go full screen, it ruins the view somewhat). Snowdon summit by…

Quick generation of Windows 8 app tile and visual assets

Quick generation of Windows 8 app tile and visual assets

In order to take advantage of the different screen resolutions and pixel densities that your Windows apps will be displayed at, you’ll need to output some of your apps’ bitmap assets at different sizes – this is to factor in…

Sound travels faster than light

Sound travels faster than light

I’ve spoken at a few conferences recently about the use of audio feedback in products. I say products, because this thinking spreads across both physical and digital interactions. One of my arguments for why we should care about audio feedback…