It seems like the internet is getting more powerful every day, which is cool, but also scary, right? I think that’s why I find extremely simple, possibly useless websites to be so attractive. The art/design website The Fox is Black recently introduced me to some of these sites (which they called “single-serving sites“), and I’m thinking this could be a very deep rabbit hole indeed.
If you have a few spare seconds, click on the below to see some of my favorites.
I think we’re pretty used to silly “toy” apps by now (sound effect apps come to mind), but there’s something really bold about a whole website built upon one simple concept. Websites can do so much, yet these do so little.
I have one more for you—a simple idea, but mind-blowing nevertheless. Take a virtual stroll through any random place in the world…
As many different things as the internet is becoming, I love that it’s also becoming a place for some of us to create new forms of art and play and for the rest of us to enjoy the results.
2 thoughts on “Websites as Toys”
Those are crazy…I think my favourite is the blue ball machine but there is so much going on I am missing a lot. And the koala one, how does someone even program that, awesome. All of them awesome!
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