May 16, 2017

Is GL making the world smaller?

Two funky web GL experiments caught our eye this week. Both are great ideas, fun to use, and bring the world a little closer together.

Creative Multimedia Designer Mark Bordoni guides us through them:

Paper Planes World

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Thanks to this mobile-based site over two million digital eye-pokers are flying around the world. Fold one, stamp it and send it – the neat bit comes when you catch another, but we won’t spoil the surprise.

Would we do anything different? Custom stamps would be cool. Maybe even a few words and a link too? All of a sudden you’ve got an innovative new social network that delivers timeless content without a timeline. You heard it here first.

Radio Garden

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Ever found a radio station on holiday that really played your jams? Fancy hearing the vibes from the beaches of Rio, the towers of Tokyo or the expanse of Tornado Alley? Welcome to Radio Garden, which maps digital radio stations across a globe. It’s lush.

Here’s Nick P’s station recommendation from his ‘wilderness years’ in sunny Cape Town: Radio Free Tankwa