Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

HotDocs – Premier Documentary Festival Opens Today with “The Manor”

Sometimes you need to get out from under work and see some culture. HotDocs is a good excuse for me to get to the movies. The most prestigious and largest documentary film festival HotDocs opens today with the film “The Manor”. First time feature director, Shawney Cohen, asks the question “What happened to a nice […]

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My Picks for Crossmedia Toronto – Feb 21, 2013

Crossmedia Toronto will take place on February 21st, 2013 at the Toronto Reference Library. It’s a 1-day conference with a twist: twenty-six leaders in technology, mobile, gaming, and music present 7-minute demos throughout the day. The day is jam-packed. It will be hard to walk away empty handed with the proposed line-up of international demo-ers. […]

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Merry End of World

With all the talk about the end of the world I’m surprised we haven’t seen more art and visual design with the same theme. Here’s a great piece by The Death Set through the streets of New York with an army of pop culture surreal icons collected in an homage to the sci-fi genre. Enjoy.

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“I just jumped out of space. What the f$%& did you do today?” -the other Felix on Twitter

Yesterday, I watched Felix Baumgartner prepare his checklist, detach his oxygen, move his chair back, open the capsule, stand up and jump out into outer space. As I witnessed this moment in history, live on my iPad, I thought about the incredible level of technology, talent and team work that goes into making something like […]

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The incredible innovation of 3D printing and prototyping

3D printing is incredible, mind-blowing even! Does this mean, manufacturing can one day be a DIY endeavour? The answer is Yes. Here the designer prints a number of small and giant wrenches from a CAD design to workable wrench, complete with moving pieces. The wrenches are printed in the toughness and rigidity of commercial grade […]

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Happy Valentines – For the love of the Internets – The IT Crowd

Happy Valentines! If you heart the Internet, you might love this. The IT Crowd pronounced the “it crowd” was a UK TV show about an IT department run by two barely socially functional geeks and their luddite manager of Reynholm Industries. The show preceded “The Office” and has a similar feel but funnier because we […]

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The previously lost 1984 video: young Steve Jobs introduces the Macintosh

Every generation sees a few companies that create the new normal. For us it’s easy to argue Apple has made it’s mark on our generation. Here’s a previously lost video from 1984 where young Steve Jobs intros the Macintosh. I love the drama and the floppy disk! Thanks for all the fish Mr. Jobs!   […]

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Arcade Fire’s New Interactive Film + The Magic Of Google Earth

Arcade Fire’s new musique video – We Used To Wait – come experimental interactive film may be an ad for Google Chrome and HTML5 but it’s also a glimpse of a cool future of interactive movie magic sans FLASH and a possible manifesto for Transmedia production. Before you begin the trippy experience at thewildernessdowntown.com you’re […]

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