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How The Tablet Made An Ass Of The PC

John Kirk on January 9, 2014<p>Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>[pullquote]If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. ~ …

99% Invisible-105- One Man Is An Island

Goodbye, Cameras

This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable …

GRID, a monumental kinetic installation

<i>GRID</i> is a massive LED installation. A grid made of 150 light bars in triangles is hung by motorized winches, each winch is controlled by a software, …

Art

Software Criticism

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary<p><i>Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the</i> …

24 Hours Of Happy: The World’s First 24-Hour Music Video

Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2013 by Will Hagle<p>24 Hours Of Happy is the world’s first 24-hour music video, featuring a looped-soundtrack of …

Music Videos

Cachemonet.com – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

I have no idea what <i>Cachemonet</i> is, but I can’t stop looking at it. This website needs to become my screensaver.

My 80s TV: Watch TV Beamed Straight From The 80s

Posted on Monday, November 25th, 2013 by Will Hagle<p>My 80s TV is a website that recreates the experience of watching television in the 1980s, from the …

TV

Awkward moments in music history: Nina Simone just can’t get an audience to clap in time

There’s a bit by the late comedian Mitch Hedberg that perfectly describes the sort of Kafkaesque nightmare that can only be shared between an …

Nina Simone

This Is the Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading | WIRED

“There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil,” Bill Gates wrote this summer. That’s quite an endorsement—and it gave a …

Atoms For Peace “Before Your Very Eyes” Official Music Video by Andrew Thomas Huang – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

I think it’s safe to say anything Andrew Thomas Huang makes will end up on Booooooom (previously <i>here</i> and <i>here</i>). Another signature mix of animation and …

[News from NYC] First Class graduates from School For Poetic Computation

<b>No less than 10 weeks after the inaugural session of the School For Poetic Computation opened its doors to 15 eager students in September 2013,</b> …

Learning

Timo Maas (@timomaaslive) "TANTRA" - Nexus between music and a sound responsive mechanical object

Nexus

PowerUP: iPhone Controlled Paper Planes

If you are looking for a backyard gadget, or just a twist on something old made new, mobile and awesome, check out the PowerUp 3.0 Paper Airplane …

Carbon Fiber

BBC stopt met 3D-uitzendingen

<b>Met veel lawaai gekomen, via de achterdeur vertrokken: 3D op je tv. De BBC stopt met 3D wegens te weinig belangstelling.</b>In 2011 gekomen, in april …

Amazon launches Storyteller to turn scripts into storyboards — automagically

Upload your script, choose some backgrounds, and magically create a professional-looking storyboard of your movie. Or the graphic novel version of your text-based anything.<p>Amazon Studios released Storyteller today to allow writers and filmmakers to quickly, easily, and cheaply storyboard their …

Silhouette art by Nacho Ormachea

Paris-based graphic designer and artist Nacho Ormaechea contrasts photos by filling the silhouette of ordinary people in urban settings with a …

Street Art in Paris, France

Street Art

On DVD: ¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS!

Coming to DVD next Tuesday, June 11: ¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS!<p>Victor Kossakovsky’s breathtaking study of polar pairs had its world premiere at Venice in …

Billions of Geotagged Tweets Visualized in Twitter's Amazing Maps

Ever wonder what it would look like to plot <i>every single</i> geotagged tweet since 2009 on a map? Twitter has done just that.<p>Twitter posted these maps of …

The future of video monetization is unlike anything we’ve seen yet

Today, 89 million people in the U.S. will watch 1.2 billion online videos.<p>By 2016, online video viewers are expected to double to 1.5 billion. Naturally, companies are looking for a way to monetize this influx of activity.<p><i>The New York Times</i> recently announced plans to allow non-subscribers to view …

I ain't gonna work on YouTube's farm no more

Foreign correspondents

AFTER the brutal murder of Lee Rigby, a British soldier, in London on May 22nd, many viewers watched a video of one of his suspected killers, with …

How to be an explorer of the world http://j.mp/PfUodE

Defining “News photographer” for the future

Photographers' Blog<p>« Previous Post<p>In the spirit of a Franciscan Pope<p>Next Post »<p>Beckham’s final 81st minute<p>One comment<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it …

Raymond Chandler on Writing: A Lifetime of Wisdom on the Craft from His Private Letters

Last week, while researching this omnibus of what famous authors wrote about their beloved pets in their letters and journals, I came upon the irresistible 1981 anthology <b>Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler</b> (<i>public library</i>). Among Chandler’s many musings, exchanged with his agents, publishers, and …

Listen to an 8-bit mashup of every song from the new Daft Punk album

Joe Jeremiah has been covering songs in chiptune style on his YouTube channel for a while, but the latest in his “A Bit Of 8-Bit” series comes right …

Indie Music