Archive for August, 2008

MONA LISA in 80 milliseconds!

// August 31st, 2008 // Comments Off // Personal

At Nvidia’s NVISION 08 Show, the famous Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie, demonstrated the difference between CPU and GPU, by drawing Mona Lisa in 80 Milliseconds using paint balls…

Bye Fahad

// August 28th, 2008 // Comments Off // friends

A dear friend of mine left today to the US to get his masters degree. Seeing him leave reminded me of this picture, which I just added to my flickr account. I took this picture when I woke up on my first day in Montreal, I remember feeling a bit depressed, not because I was away from my family and friends, but because I wasn’t going to see them for the next 10 months…

CitySpace, Simply Incredible

// August 13th, 2008 // 1 Comment » // tech, website

A very impressive 3D virtual world called City Space will be launched soon from LiveSpace. They released a video of the city, but it was taken down for some reason. The amazing part of this, and what makes it different from SecondLife, is that the game is rendered by the server’s side, so it would run smoothly on weak computers. This server side rendering engine is called OTOY.

TechCrunch released a copy of the video so here it is…

note: The Livespace domain whois lists brad greenspan‘s name (MySpace co-founder)

Best Product Review Ever!!

// August 12th, 2008 // Comments Off // humor, tech

I have seen funny product reviews on amazon, but none as funny as this one! This guy is reviewing Ubuntu, so check it out. Click on the image for a bigger version…

Classical “Game Over”s

// August 10th, 2008 // Comments Off // humor, me

I saw this on youtube, and I have to say I enjoyed it so much. I played some of these games when I was in Kindergarden. Most of these GAME OVERs are from NES, my favorite game back then was teenage mutant ninja turtles…

It’s incredible how much games have become in such a short period of time, I wonder what kind of games our grandchildren will be playing…

7 Really Creative ads I

// August 3rd, 2008 // Comments Off // Personal

Here are a few amazing ads that I thought were really creative. The last one is my favorite, so here goes:
1- Nescafe ad

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And We’re Back…

// August 2nd, 2008 // 1 Comment » // me, website

I know it’s been a while. First it was my exams then my projects then I had to come back to Saudi for the vacation.

But, here I am with a new theme. I just got really bored with the old theme, so I decided to change it…

So, hopefully i’ll be able to update more often now in sha allah…