Links for 21. Januar to 2. Februar: Akira Storyboards, Punk Economics, Deus Ex Titlesequence and Donkey Tron
Space Stallions – YouTube: As darkness is covering the multiverse, far away in the galaxy of the wild stallion, a spark of hope is born. Guided by the light of Mother Mustang, the Space Stallions must defeat the Demon of darkness, Destructo.
Temps Mort on Vimeo
Skin on Vimeo: Directed by Ryan Hope, Skin is a dark, stylish examination of tattoo culture as high art, and a film that tests the boundaries of art and the human body.
Underworld: Awakening Reel on Vimeo
Inside B&H conveyor system… on Vimeo
Punk Economics: Lesson 1 – YouTube: David McWilliams, Irish economist, gives us our first lesson in punk economics.
Portal 2 – This Is Aperture – YouTube: The full music-video for ‘This Is Aperture’ – a Portal-style remake of ‘This Is Halloween’ (by Danny Elfman) from The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Jeff Soto – The Black Keys poster – YouTube
SUNSHINE SAKAE 2012 – YouTube: Commercial von Michel Gondry
Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film on Vimeo: A short film about letterpress and one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, situated at Plymouth University, featuring Paul Collier.
Origami Skateboarding Intro – YouTube
Reading Kills on Vimeo
Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing – YouTube: 2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace. Lisa Harouni gives a useful introduction to this fascinating way of making things — including intricate objects once impossible to create.
The Famous 1930s Skyscraper Daredevil – Dangerous New York Stuntsman ‘Ben Dova’ – YouTube
BibliOdyssey: Calligraphy Letterform Album: 'Kalligraphische Schriftvorlagen' (calligraphic writing styles) was produced in the 1620s in Germany by the scribe, Johann Hering.
BibliOdyssey: Stripping Turtles: The very rare, 2-volume series, 'Anatome Testudinis Europaeae', by LH Bojanus was published in 1819-1821 (in Latin), and includes 39 stipple engravings by F Lehmann after drawings by the author.
Google Web Fonts Families
Deus Ex: Human Revolution opening title sequence | Art of the Title
YouTube – One Hour Per Second
Strange Forgotten Space Station Concepts That Never Flew | Wired Science | Wired.com
Why History Needs Software Piracy | PCWorld: How copy protection and app stores could deny future generations their cultural legacy.
WordPress Plugin Unblocks Censored Sites, Including The Pirate Bay | TorrentFreak: A new WordPress plugin makes it dead easy to uncensor blocked websites. In just a few clicks people can setup their own proxy site with the popular blogging software. An essential tool for people whose speech is restricted by oppressive regimes, and handy for downloaders in The Netherlands, Italy, Finland and other countries where ISPs are blocking The Pirate Bay. Additionally, the plugin partially defeats the PIPA and SOPA bills in the US.
The price of your soul: How the brain decides whether to ‘sell out’: A neuro-imaging study shows that personal values that people refuse to disavow, even when offered cash to do so, are processed differently in the brain than those values that are willingly sold.
What Happened Before the Big Bang? The New Philosophy of Cosmology – Ross Andersen – Technology – The Atlantic: What existed before the big bang? What is the nature of time? Is our universe one of many? On the big questions science cannot (yet?) answer, a new crop of philosophers are trying to provide answers.
Focus on the User: How much better would social search be if Google surfaced results from all across the web? The results speak for themselves. We created a tool that uses Googles own relevance measure – the ranking of their organic search results – to determine what social content should appear in the areas where Google+ results are currently hardcoded.
All of the information in this demo comes from Google itself, and all of the ranking decisions are made by Googles own algorithms. No other services or APIs are accessed.