Antonios Chrysakis

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The First Ever Blueprint For a Mind-Bendingly Massive Quantum Computer Has Been Released

"Life will change completely."<p>Scientists chasing the dream of quantum computing - technology that would grant us unprecedented processing power - …

'1984' Sales Have Skyrocketed. Here’s What To Read Next.

Ten Orwellian books about censorship and the power of words.<p>Last week, after Kellyanne Conway gave an interview describing falsehoods as “alternative facts,” sales of George Orwell’s decades-old classic <i>1984</i> spiked. The book, a part of so many high-school syllabi, appears to be helping people …

5 Responsive Design Mistakes That Jeopardize Your Mobile Content Strategy

Your mobile design is a critical piece of your overall mobile content strategy—and it’s is a tough thing to get right. Believe me, I know—I’ve …

This New Feature Could Fix Your Windows 10 Problems

Microsoft has launched a troubleshooting tool for diagnosing and fixing any issues with the Windows 10 Start menu.<p>One of the most requested features …

Black Holes Could Be 'Back Doors' to Another Universe, Say Physicists

How to tunnel to another world.<p>A physical object, such as a person or a spacecraft, could theoretically make it through a wormhole in the centre of a …

A tale of ice and fire: touring East Iceland

This summer, new flights from the UK to Egilsstaðir, East Iceland, bring this region of volcanoes and fjords within easy reach<p>Denni Karlsson and I are standing by a glacial river as it hammers through a rocky gorge. Beside us is a wooden crate, the size of an old tea chest. It sits on two slender …

The Mafia isn't like 'The Sopranos' - it's like ISIS, crusading photographer says

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> "The Godfather" and "The Sopranos" may have romanticized the mob and created a whole genre of gangster movies, but Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia doesn't find the topic all that entertaining.<p>"Americans love 'The Sopranos.' They don't believe the Mafia is like (they see on TV), …

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …

To the Arctic and Back with the Leica M, a Camera Review

It was early in 2014, long enough after the introduction of the Leica M (also known as the ‘Typ 240’, or ‘M10’) when I finally bit the bullet and …

The people who refused to leave Chernobyl

It is 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Fiona Macdonald explores the work of Andrej Krementschouk, who has documented destruction – and new life – at Chernobyl.

Man Hilariously Photoshops Himself as Kendall Jenner’s “Fraternal Twin”

You remember Kirby Jenner, right? This “Amatuer Model / Lover of all things” is the Instagram alias of an anonymous artist-cum-comedian who cleverly parades as Kendall Jenner's fictitious “fraternal twin,” thanks to the magic of Photoshop. While the real-life star pouts and poses, he stands by her …

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

Satire

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures review – justice is done to a brilliant photographer

Robert Mapplethorpe transformed the rhetoric of porn into stunning imagery and this flawed documentary does his work justice<p>Robert Mapplethorpe is the subject of this interesting if flawed documentary study by Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey; he was the brilliant photographer and artist whose …

In Favor of “P” (Program mode) in Photography

SF, 2016 #ricohgr shot in “P” modeMany of us started photography quite innocently— with small compact point-and-shoots, a smartphone, or a disposable …

Giacomo Vesprini's Beautifully Surreal Street Photography

A gallery of work from the Italian photographer.<p>I don't like to define my style; I just go out and take pictures. I don't often know what I'm going to photograph because I work aesthetically and instinctively.<p>People are often suspicious or wary of me if they spot me standing in the corner taking …

WebTorrent Desktop App Streams Torrents On Windows And Mac, Supports AirPlay And Chromecast

If you search the wonderful world-wide-web for a BitTorrent client to download and interact with, then the simple fact is that you’re going to have a …

Film Street Photography Manual

Dear aspiring filmtogs,I want to share my newest creation with you: “<i>Film Street Photography Manual</i>.” Print it out on standard printer paper, fold it …

This New Code Makes Websites Load 34% Faster in Any Browser

Just what we’ve always wanted.<p>If website loading times can’t keep up with your browsing speed like your typing can’t keep up with your thoughts, hope …

What if Smartphones Had The Same Image Quality as DSLR’s?

I had a thought the other day: what if smartphones had the same image quality as full-frame DSLR’s? How would this change photography, and how we …

What Happens When a Ballet Dancer Becomes a Photographer

It’s not often that photographers get to live out the lives of their subjects. That distance—the lens separating the artist from the subject—is one …

Here is Eric Clapton sitting quietly after a show. Pattie Boyd took this photo while on his tour of America in 1974. #ericclapton #pattieboyd This week @morrisonhotelgallery will be posting a selection of classic Henry Diltz and Pattie Boyd photographs in anticipation of their upcoming slideshow tour. For Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/hgxx2c6 #BehindTheLens2016 #photographer #ontheroad

Vogue 100 features rare celebrity portraits - CNN Style

Written by Esra Gurkan, CNN<p>"Vogue 100: A Century of Style," a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London, showcases the remarkable range of photography that has been at the forefront of British <i>Vogue</i> since it was founded in 1916.<p>Structured in reverse chronology, the exhibition …

Saul Leiter: The photographer who saw world in color - CNN Style

Saul Leiter (1923-2013) was an American photographer best known for his pioneering role in the use of color photography.<p>He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to an Orthodox Jewish family. Leiter was given his first camera at around 11 years old by his mother. He would later abandoned his …

Photographing Icelandic Nudes In Nature With Hekla Flokadottir

“I don’t think it’s that easy to take a great landscape here in Iceland. Maybe that’s because I’m from Iceland.” Being born into a family of …

Photography

Back to The Land

Project info<p>By allowing the use of vaccines and growth hormones in the cattle industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has turned meat into an abundant and cheap product. Alongside numerous changes to the modes of production that the American food industry has undergone during the 20th …

Alex Webb: Notes on The Suffering of Light

<i>Acclaimed photographer Alex Webb writes exclusively for LightBox on the first comprehensive monograph of his work,</i> The Suffering of …

Martin Parr: 'If I knew how to take a great photo, I’d stop’

Martin Parr has turned his unerring eye for the quirks of British life on a new subject. He tells Alastair Sooke what drives him<p>"I’m a nosy person,” says Martin Parr, examining his deadpan portrait of a Yorkshire farmhand clutching a bundle of rhubarb. “There’s no better way of finding out about …

We Had Women Photoshopped Into Stereotypical Comic Book Poses And It Got Weird

The poses were bad, but the photoshopping made it even worse.<p><i>Warning: This post contains photoshopped images of bodies that some may find triggering.</i><p>Because we wanted to see what our bodies would look like if we could ACTUALLY get them in these positions.

Empathy

Interview: Powerfully Raw Portraits of Homeless People by Lee Jeffries

From sorrow and despair to warmth and dignity, Manchester, England-based photographer Lee Jeffries documents the expressive faces of homeless people in powerfully humanizing portraits. Using only his camera, natural light, and a small handheld reflector, he illuminates incredible details that …

20 Gorgeous Black and White Photos by Hedi Slimane

There's no doubt in my mind that Hedi Slimane is in a league of his own. He's credited with revolutionizing men's fashion. He's worked as both a designer and creative director at some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, such as Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior, and even designed album …