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Category Archives: Tech
This short animated film titled “The Evolution of the Book” by Patrick Smith is an enlightening TED-Ed video that demonstrates the elements that come together to make a book.
If you have ever been locked out of your own suitcase or backpack, this clever hack is worth knowing. Hacks World on Youtube demonstrates how simple it is to bypass a luggage lock with a ballpoint pen.
Each year, Thailand’s mangrove forests are flooded by swarms of fireflies. Artists Robin Meier and André Gwerder took advantage of the insects’ ephemeral lighting to combine nature and technology in a stunning show. Their resulting film, entitled Synchronicity (Thailand) , … Continue reading
I have fond memories from a mid-summer overnight ferry trip from Stockholm to Helsinki. With the midnight sun—and duty-free treats—everyone stayed up all night talking, singing, and whatever. Now the Hyperloop One company wants to spoil all that fun with … Continue reading
Director Philip Bloom has created an otherworldly version of Sin City in this surrealistic, slo-mo, infrared video peek at Las Vegas. Actually, it’s exactly as I remember it.
Amsterdam’s public transit agency GVB has teamed with Headmade Studio to create a simple, but clever game called GVBeestje for tram riders. It’s a great idea until you miss your stop.
Just when I thought I was over the whole drone video thing, the French cinematography group BigFly got my attention again with this gorgeous drone video. The short was shot entirely in the 19th century neo-Byzantine church Église Saint-Louis de … Continue reading
The former lead designer for the Moscow Department of Transportation, Constantine Konovalov, and his team of graphic artists and animators at the Tetter-Totter-Tam Studio, has developed a brilliant alternative to RATP Paris’ official Metro map. After two and a half … Continue reading
I smell so good because I spend my days surrounded by antiquarian books. This video explains why that is the case. Okay, it’s just one man’s opinion.
These wonderful graphic representations of air travel routes were based on 600,000 flight routes from 3,200 airports around the world. Swiss programmer Martin Grandjean utilized data from OpenFlights.org to create the graphics. Check out his fascinating website to learn more.