foxtrot

  • These magical (robotic) socks teach you to dance (robotically)

    These magical (robotic) socks teach you to dance (robotically)

    As humans find themselves forced to mate with our robotic overlords I suspect there will be some dancing. And what better way to teach us how to dance than with motors tucked into our socks? Designer Pascal Ziegler built these wild wearables to teach “dancing pairs choreography.” They’re basically vibrating socks. There is an Instructable here so you can make a pair of your… Read More

  • Q&A With Bill Amend, Creator Of FoxTrot (And Certified Geek)

    Q&A With Bill Amend, Creator Of FoxTrot (And Certified Geek)

    As we noted yesterday, cartoonist Bill Amend has released three sets of his popular Foxtrot comic strips as $1.99 downloads. This move, prompted by the creation of Apple’s iBooks Author software and, more important, the rise of the self-publisher, is probably one of the first times I’ve seen a “traditional” comic strip enter the e-book realm in this way. I wanted to… Read More

  • Cartoonist Bill Amend Releases FoxTrot Packs For iPad

    Cartoonist Bill Amend Releases FoxTrot Packs For iPad

    In what I suspect will be an increasing trend, cartoonist Bill Amend has released three “packs” of his popular FoxTrot comics for the iPad. He built the books by himself using iBooks Author and proceeds go to the Help Bill Amend Eat Food Fund (I suspect). He’s selling three titles including a special issue — number 3.14 — featuring geek strips. Each book contains… Read More