• Processing in Concrete

    A thoughtful and poignant investigation of the story behind Frank Lloyd Wrights concrete block LA houses. Continue reading

  • Incredible Creep

    A stunning and unexpected performance of Radioheads ‘Creep’ Continue reading

  • Coding with two heads

    I love stories like this, that peel the layers of the hard work that makes real innovation happen, to reveal something thats often counter-intuitive. This is the fascinating story of Googles only Senior Fellows – Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat – a pair of coders that solved foundational problems for Google and helped create the… Continue reading

  • Adelaide Afternoon

    The kind of light, shadow and color it’s impossible to find in Delhi beyond a few days in the monsoon Continue reading

  • Big Data Is A Sham

    This bears thinking about… Big companies are hoarding big data and doing nothing with it–except invading our privacy. It’s time to think small, writes Paddle Consulting’s Brian Millar. — Read on Continue reading

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  • Star Trek: Legacy –  the TRON edit

    Patrick Collins recut Star Trek:TMP into 20 minutes, using the Daft Punk written soundrack album for TRON. It is fantastic! Continue reading

  • Garbage in, Garbage out

    Machine learns racial and gender biases embedded in human data. Lets not assume AI will be evil or wise. AI see, AI do, like any monkey. At some point it may grow up and learn ‘good’ from ‘bad’ but thats debatable. Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within… Continue reading

  • Who needs CGI?

    Stan Draws Spaceships – Beautifully This deceptively simple hand-drawn animation, created out of passion, has more beautiful scene framing, composition, perspective and cuts, all of which is sync’d beautifully with the narrative, bringing the subject alive. Most of the heavy Computer generated graphics animations you typically see don’t even come close, relying more on graphic… Continue reading

  • Blockchain cuts out the Middleman

    The Internet decentralised information. The Blockchain will decentralise transactions. “a 1% transaction fee may not seem like much, but down a 15-step supply chain, it adds up. […] The decentralization that blockchain provides would change that, which could have huge possible impacts for economies in the developing world” Source: The Promise of Blockchain Is a… Continue reading