Digital Digest

This week’s virals

This is how LEGO employees prank each other

Cat gets caught barking by a human and resumes meowing


An unusual crash for 2 motorbikes


Incredible fact of the week

“The iPhone 4 is now the most popular camera on Flickr”…

Nuts. Has ousted Canon, Nikon, Sony… all others. And it was only released on June 24th, 2010

Rather than lose valuable seconds auto- (or manually) focusing before firing the shot, the Lytro captures as much info as it can through clever science stuff (and $50 million in funding) immediately and worries about focus later.

This means the final image you get can be refocused on almost any element in the picture after it has been shot.

Check out the page below for a usable demo of a picture you can refocus on the fly. Try focusing on a player by the net, then on the chain fence.

The cost of the camera (when released) is said to be similar to other consumer-priced cameras.

The rest…

The Coca-Cola friendship machine

To get a drink, you have to work together, then you get a 2-for-1 deal

British Library makes deal with Google to digitalise 250,000 books and make them available for free

BBC launches initiative to bring every British oil painting online…

Dogs smiling

Lovely outdoor LEGO advertising

Aw. And other niceties

Tesco’s subway virtual store (thanks Stéphane!)

Great time-saving idea for commuters

Hotwheels Track tape

Just amazing. I want to be 8 again. Why didn’t they invent this when I was a kid?!

Digital Digest is the best of the web, curated by the Grey London Digital Department. 


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