Random Access Go’s Mobile Travel Guide

Now available in Berlin, Raaago (by Random Access Studios) is a smart phone app travel guide that promotes serendipity. By selecting one of the city’s designated districts and a goal (from eating and drinking to escaping), users are presented with an option. For dining in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district, for instance, Raaago suggests Engelbecken, a “down-to-earth” space that offers “high-class alpine and international cuisine.” Further information …

Bureau of Trade

Flash sale site culls rare finds from the Internet's largest one-off marketplaces

It all started with a search for a pair of whalebones—two of them, between five and seven feet in length—to be mounted on a wall. Michael Moskowitz wanted to display the rare pieces to spark discussion of conservationist efforts, but found them exceedingly hard to come by. With all the flash sale sites around, he was surprised that there remained no options for curating Craigslist …

Anatomy of a Mashup

Online visualizer reveals the intricacies of music mashups in real-time

What started as an early-aughts gimmick led by 2manydjs has since morphed into a full-blown pop-culture phenomenon with party animals like Girl Talk disseminating their name-that-sample form of music far and wide. For multilayered tracks where the original samples become indistinguishable, Web Technologist Cameron Adams developed the Anatomy of a Mashup, breaking down his own creation “Definitive Daft Punk” as an example to “reveal its …