Category Archives: Tech

Don’t Forget The Surge Protector

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Angst Essen Selle Auf

H/t to artist Michaela Greave and R.W. Fassbinder

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Stranger Things

If you haven’t seen the new Netflix series Stranger Things, drop everything, skiv off from work, play hooky from school, avoid all responsibilities, and start binge watching. I won’t spoil the experience by commenting on the show’s content. However, I can share … Continue reading

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What Makes A Book A Book

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.

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Luggage Hacks

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.

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Synchronicity

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

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Go Loopy in Scandinavia

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

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Visit Planet Vegas

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.

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All Fun & Games Til You Miss Your Stop

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.

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They Pulled Me Back In

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

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