Off topic fun

Friday Art: The British Library offers over a million free vintage images for download

http://mobile.digitalartsonline.co.uk/news/illustration/british-library-over-million-free-vintage-images-download/ Need some vintage visual inspiration – or a real antique elements for an illustration, design or motion project? Then check out the British Library’s collection. These centuries-old copyright-free images include everything from from book illustrations to photos – and cover subjects from flowers to cycling and children’s books to maps.

Friday Fun: Watch this guy play Super Mario Bros. IRL in Central Park using HoloLens

https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/23/watch-this-guy-play-super-mario-bros-irl-in-central-park-using-hololens/?utm_source=tcfbpage&sr_share=facebook Super Mario Bros. is iconic, so it’s a natural target for augmented reality development, where everything nostalgic is new again. This demo, created by Abhishek Singh, really is amazing, however. Singh recreated the first level of Super Mario Bros. as an augmented reality game on Microsoft HoloLens.