Vincenzo Iozzo

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Douglas Sirk’s Glorious Cinema of Outsiders

Douglas Sirk, whose Hollywood career ran from 1943 to 1959, may be the most intellectual filmmaker ever to work in Hollywood (at least, he’d run Terrence Malick, who translated Heidegger, a close second), and it shows in his films, which are the subject of an incomplete but copious, rarity-packed …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

Eric Rohmer: everyday miracles of a New Wave master

It’s Christmas Eve, and a warm, beautiful woman asks a man to join her in bed. They met for the first time that evening. While they have been talking in her room, the snow has fallen. In another room, her young daughter sleeps. Only days ago, the man has decided that he will marry a young woman he …

Meet the Women Leading a New Movement In R&B - PAPER

If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B moment. (Or maybe that's R&B's indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and producers like Sango, Kaytranada and Ta-Ku are bringing '90s sounds back to the future with …

American Netflix In Canada: Many Have Discovered How To Get It

Canadians have figured out that when it comes to Netflix, they're getting a bit of a raw deal.<p>Americans and Canadians pay roughly the same price for …

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Other Universes - MIT Technology Review

There’s something exciting afoot in the world of cosmology. Last month, Roger Penrose at the University of Oxford and Vahe Gurzadyan at Yerevan State …

Dark Matter

Articles about modern house forest designed aging place on Dwell.com - Dwell

City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York...<p>An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.<p>A sprawling family retreat with separate …

Neil deGrasse Tyson on the New Cosmos | Moyers & Company

<b>BILL MOYERS:</b>This week on Moyers & Company, Neil deGrasse Tyson on the new “Cosmos” and our dark universe.<p><b>NEIL deGRASSE TYSON:</b> Science is an …

Black Holes

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like "I feel a bit …

Stephen Hawking: 'There are no black holes'

Notion of an 'event horizon', from which nothing can escape, is incompatible with quantum theory, physicist claims.<p>Most physicists foolhardy enough …

[1401.5761] Information Preservation and Weather Forecasting for Black Holes

High Energy Physics - Theory<p>Title: Information Preservation and Weather Forecasting for Black Holes<p>Authors: S. W. Hawking<p>Abstract: It has been …

Physics

Watch: 35-Minute Interview With Paul Thomas Anderson & Martin Scorsese About ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’

Watch: 35-Minute Interview With Paul Thomas Anderson & Martin Scorsese About 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'<p>Heavily cut in The UAE, banned in Kenya, and …

Telecom firms being asked what data they are giving to police, intelligence agencies

Prominent privacy and digital-security researchers are mounting a campaign to learn more about the customer information that Canadian telecommunications companies are handing over to police and intelligence agencies.<p>The researchers – led by Chris Parsons, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of …

Is the arts salon set to make a comeback in Toronto?

As I wound up the icy street to 26 Mackenzie Crescent, I cursed Google Street View - I'd thought I was going to a screening in a vine covered …

Security Is The Least Of Hadoop's Concerns

Hadoop is a big deal, but its adoption is still stuck in first gear, despite what the media or vendors are telling you.<p>The reason? As much as enterprises would like to make better use of their data to improve their businesses, they’re still trying to decipher the complexity of Hadoop and other Big …

Articles about industrial revolution on Dwell.com - Dwell

Maria Cook and Lance Compa were only looking to kill a sleepy Sunday afternoon when they drove 20 minutes south of their home in...<p>Alejandro Sticotti wants to make bookshelves and coatracks inexpensively—and for people to watch his team do it.<p>A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying …

12 Years a Slave and the roots of America's shameful past

Directed by the British artist and film-maker Steve McQueen, <i>12 Years a Slave</i> has gained almost universal critical praise. In his review for the <i>New Yorker</i>, David Denby echoed the consensus opinion when he described it as "easily the greatest feature film ever made about American slavery".<p>But in …

How's the new Neapolitan pizza joint in the Annex?

Toronto gets a new old-school diner for brunch & dinner<p>Toronto gets another location for fast Asian eats<p>Where to satisfy cravings for Indonesian food …

North of Brooklyn Pizza opening soon on Church St.

5 old school Italian restaurants in Toronto<p>This Week on DineSafe: Pho Express, McDonald's, Vesta Lunch, Milestones, Tealish<p>The top 15 soft serve ice …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

Mobile browsers top 20% for web use around the world

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Hasloo Group Production Studio<p>What happens as PC sales decline while smartphones and tablets continue …

Meet The JavaScript Framework That Might Save HTML5 From Itself

HTML5 was supposed to replace Flash by making Web pages work more like apps. But when its performance fell short, HTML5’s stock with app developers fell.<p>Famo.us is a small company that rushed to fill the gap. It has developed its own framework that essentially sidesteps the poky elements of HTML5 …

Why The HTML5 Vs. Native Debate Obscures The Real Challenges Of Mobility

<i>Guest author Nolan Wright is the CTO of Appcelerator.</i><p>The vitriol spews on a daily basis. HTML5 or native apps? Each side is well armed with arguments and data to prove their points. This fight, destined to go on for a long while, masks some of the real problems that enterprises are facing when it …

How HTML5 Crashed, Burned, And Rose Again

<i>Guest author Rob Grossberg is the CEO of TreSensa, a game development and distribution company for the mobile Web.</i><p>In April of 2010, Steve Jobs penned an open letter titled “Thoughts on Flash” in which he stated the “new open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win”. Facebook …

Node.js Is Big, And Still Getting Bigger

Chances are if you think Walmart.com or LinkedIn is running smoothly, it’s thanks to Node.js, a server-side JavaScript development framework that is currently powering everything from the biggest websites to tiny microcontrollers.<p>Only a few years old, Node.js is quickly winning the hearts and minds …

How Node.js Got Big

Today Node.js is a hot topic. It’s the server side programming environment <i>de rigueur</i> for fast, lightweight development. But that hasn’t always been the case. Node.js inventor Ryan Dahl, saw Node.js as a personal experiment more than anything else. Developers scoffed at the idea of JavaScript, a …

The Latest New York Times Web App Misses The Point Of Responsive Design

The New York Times is launching a new responsive Web app built with HTML5. The New York Times daily “Today’s Paper” Web app provides digital subscribers of Times an app accessible through a browser on tablets or desktops with as close an approximation to the layout and content of the printed paper …

Hadoop 2.0 Makes Big Data Even More Accessible

It took a little longer than expected, but the Apache Software Foundation has announced the general availability of Apache Hadoop 2.0 yesterday, which will ultimately be an elephant-sized step in how Hadoop is used for managing big data collections.<p>The biggest change to Apache Hadoop 2.2.0, the …