Blow My Mindsday: March 5, 2014

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can’t-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

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Bartholomäus Traubeck has hacked a turntable to “play” the tree rings in slices of wood like a record.    

Traubeck modified the turntable arm with a Playstation Eye Camera, which then inteprets the grain pattern to trigger a MIDI sequence on a software piano. So, no needles actually involved, but still, pretty sweet. 

Good read – The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters 

Pinpoint your travels with the Cork Globe from SuckUK 

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Venture capitalists are investing in Brooklyn Communal Cool: The Brand

A cool tutorial for creating faceted paper objects from 3D models