If we actually languaged our positions by subjectively sharing what informs our...– Have you ever asked someone what informed their belief? (via azspot)
You have a mother and you have a father. You possess features from both of them,...– “How To Steal Like An Artist (And 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me)” by Austin Kleon This whole thing is great. Recommended reading. Inspiring. (via wreckandsalvage)
Pollygonecrackers2 (by Conor )
SecondAmieStairs (by Conor ) Today Conor was moving office and found these video files he generated about 5 years ago.
Punto y Raya Festival (MegaTrailer 2007-2010) (by Punto y Raya Festival - dot&line ) An interesting festival that I ( and perhaps some of my students) will be submitting to.
Frank Chimero: On #winning →
viafrank: This year has been characterized by many things already, but who would have guessed that the verb to summarize it all would be winning? Between Charlie Sheen’s inane clamoring and Obama’s insistence that we “win the future,” it certainly is worth investigating. Let’s assume for a moment that the…
Apostrophes, however, I love with all my heart. I support the correctly used...– Tomorrow: We listen back to interviews with actor Jon Hamm and author David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet.) Quote from David Mitchell (via furtivelittlefeelings)
Technoccult: Grant Morrison's Book on Super Heroes... →
technoccult: According to Amazon.com, Grant Morrison’s forthcoming book on super heroes will be called Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human. It’s scheduled for July 19, 2011. Here’s the description: The first superhero comic…
Seeing is thinking. Looking is reading. - Joshua Noble in Programming Interactivity
The 6 Verbs For The Next 20 Years Of The Connected... →
copyeditor: Screening — Kelly notes that whereas there used to be just the television screen and then the computer screen, now screens are everywhere. And increasingly, everything will be a screen — all surface. There will be a “one screen for all,” Kelly says. Interacting — Right now, interaction is limited mainly to our fingertips, Kelly says. But the iPad is changing that — it’s about using...
LCD Soundsystem’s music and Wallace’s books have always resided near each other...– From “Death is Not The End: David Foster Wallace, James Murphy and The New Sincerity.” Drawing parallels between LCD Soundsystem and DFW is exactly the reason I’ve become a big fan of “Thought Catalog.” The writing is also smart and insightful. (via modernandmaterialthings)
Welcome to Monome (by sam_square ) What is a monome? Monomes are fun to watch, but what is actually going on?
Konstruct (by James Alliban ) Konstruct is an investigation into Generative Art in an Augmented Reality environment. It is a sound reactive AR experience for the iPhone that allows the user to create a virtual sculpture by speaking, whistling or blowing into the device’s microphone. A variety of 3D shapes, colour palettes and settings can be combined to build an endless collection of...
Christopher Butler: Ideas of March →
chrbutler: I’m on board. Chris asked for it and Frank responded, which is how I heard about it. I must not be very well connected to things because when I hear the “blogging is dead” claims, I wonder what they mean by “blogging” and “dead.” I love blogs, and they’re very much alive as far as I can…
roomthily: Data (Joel Lozano) via OK Great
We care more about the parts and less about the entire. We are into snippets and...– We Are Just Not Digging The Whole Anymore : NPR (via gallerygirl)
prostheticknowledge: ofxAutostereogram Demo by Kyle McDonald (via Sarah Badr) Application / code to help you make magic eye images with Microsoft’s Kinect Or, “How to make ‘Magic Eye’ pictures with your Kinect”. app kylemcdonald.net/random/ofxAutostereogram.zip src github.com/kylemcdonald/ofxAutostereogram This app was developed in collaboration with Golan Levin during a short...
Q&A: Open Source Electronics Pioneer Limor Fried... →
Good interview and interesting graphic about 3D printers, Rapid prototyping, etc.
Free Radicals - A History of Experimental Film (by RE:VOIR )
Project Runway →
fauxrealz: burntbythesun: Hello, My name is David Friedman, and I work with the casting department at Project Runway. Your school looks like it has an amazing Fashion department, and we wanted to see if you had any talented students who might want to apply for the upcoming season. The deadline is April 15th, and potential contestants can apply here:...
Here is what we have to offer you in it’s most elaborate form— Confusion guided...– -Gordon Matta-Clark (via foucaultscat)
The Legend of Jeff Nunokawa →
coopsypoopsy: dannyreidy: a good ol’ buddy got written up in fast company today. they talk about his 3,221-strong series of notes he has written on facebook and how strange and cool it is that a professor from Princeton does something like that. i’m lucky enough to be friends with him and these notes are truly insightful and often hilarious. i get all giddy whenever he tags me in one. ...
Studio Sketchpad →
brianlucid: An online programming environment where multiple users can collaborate in real-time.
Six Reasons Google Books Failed →
nybooks: Robert Darnton The best way to provide the American people with what they need in order to thrive in the new information age is to create a Digital Public Library of America.
Why doesn't General Electric pay taxes? →
theweekmagazine: The largest corporation in America paid precisely zero dollars in taxes to the government last year. Despite making $14.2 billion in profits, General Electric managed to exploit legal loopholes and tax breaks to avoid paying any corporate tax in the U.S., reports David Kocieniewski at The New York Times. In fact, GE was able to claim a tax benefit of $3.2 billion in 2010.
Tactics of Success →
mrkemp: It is always good when you are acknowledged for doing something well. But so often, we reflect very briefly on those moments. More often, we think about and remember the moments things didn’t go…
Lightworks, open source video editing software... →
wreckandsalvage: Having cut hundreds of films such as Pulp Fiction, The Departed, Centurion and Shutter Island, it includes a full feature set of editorial tools — from advanced trimming and media management, to stereoscopic support and realtime effects including multiple secondary colour correctors. Lightworks has an advanced effects pipeline, utilizing the power of your GPU. And with support...
Hyprcombustion: Lautréamont: A few of my favorite... →
puzzleoverit: “Upheavals, anxieties, deprivation, death, exceptions in the physical and moral order, the spirit of negation, brutishness, hallucinations willfully induced, torture, destruction, sudden reversals of fortune, tears, instability, servitude, wildly burrowing imaginations, novels, the unexpected, the forbidden, the mysterious, vulture-like chemical peculiarities which watch over...