The diamond-square algorithm is a method for generating heightmaps for computer graphics. It is a slightly better algorithm than the three-dimensional implementation of the midpoint displacement algorithm which produces two-dimensional landscapes. It is also known as the random midpoint displacement fractal, the cloud fractal or the plasma fractal, because of the plasma effect produced when applied. Jason Davies created this Infinite Plasma Fractal using the diamond-square algorithm.
Helio makes it easy to get reactions on your designs quickly so your team can focus on solving the right problems, right now. Upload your design files, and get people, matching your demographics to review them. This is a great tool to add to your research strategy!
One would expect a brilliant 404 page from Bit.ly. This cute creature floating in a sea responds to mouse movements and fits the bill.
Pixar’s 404 page is fun, and catchy. Creative 404 pages are a great way to redirect the user experience from something negative, to something positive.
Houzz’s 3D “In Room” features allows shoppers who use their mobile app to position furniture and decore within their personal space. This feature, which was shaped with feedback from Houzz users during early testing, is available for over 300,000 products sold on Houzz. To use it, download the app for iPhone or iPad.
Facebook Fundraisers are a great way to raise money for a cause you care about for your birthday, a holiday or other special occasion. When natural disasters strike, this feature gives people an easy way to get involved. Network for Good partners with Facebook to make this service possible by vetting non-profits, and handling the paperwork and logistics behind taxes and reporting. Facebook stores credit card information, and allows people to apply it as needed.