SubtleSkeptics // Live Performance // Taylor Swift’s Safe and Sound from The Hunger Games Soundtrack (by Kien Lam) Just close your eyes The sun is going down You’ll be alright No one can hurt you now Come morning light You and I’ll be safe and sound
The Impact of Kickstarter, Creative Commons &... →
The internet has intensified connections between people across the planet. In this episode we take a look at the impact of this new interconnectivity on the art world. Traditional funding models are dissolving, new forms of expressing ownership have arisen to accomodate for remix culture, and artists are finding ways to connect physical art experiences and traditions to the internet. In the...
A Simple Guide to Depth of Field →
Prometheus Viral Clip #3 →
‘David, what makes you sad?’ ‘War. Poverty. Cruelty. Unnecessary violence. I understand human emotions, although I do not feel them myself.’
Sound of My Voice Creators on the Beauty of Lo-Fi... →
Upcoming film Sound of My Voice is a crazy, time-traveling journey that follows a young couple as they try to unmask a mysterious cult leader named Maggie. But it started out as a small-budget labor of love. Brit Marling: “I think movies right now are being like, ‘whoa, let’s hold up the mirror’ - to ourselves, to our culture, to the society, to the world, to the way we live, because there...
Joss Whedon: the film that changed my life →
[…] More than anything, seeing that film was a germ that opened my mind: the idea that Roy was going to leave Earth and travel through space, and that when he came back it would be several decades later and everybody he had known would be dead, hit home the reality of being human. It made me consider what we are, what we can be, what our limitations are. That blew the brains out of my head...
Practical Tips from Four Years of Worldwide Travel →
Jodi Ettenberg: I devoted a whole post to this [off the beaten path] but I want to reiterate it here because I think it’s one of the most important lessons I learned. Remaining open to meeting new people and learning from them goes farther than you think. You can get off the beaten path and have little visceral connection to the land or the people because you’ve insulated yourself in your...
Ana Muniz - Confundindo os Azuis (music video) (by mustache)
Instagram is the best, Instagram is the worst →
Is Instagram destroying civilization, or making it totally awesome? Two Verge editors don’t see eye to eye
A ‘orkutização’ do Instagram e a natureza gregária... →
Alexandre Matias: Reclamar que mais gente está desfrutando de serviços e produtos que, até determinada época, eram exclusivos de um número pequeno não é apenas reacionarismo barato – é não entender que a natureza digital agrega em vez de separar. Se você tem vergonha de estar na mesma rede social que pessoas que considera “menores”, não tenha dúvida: o problema é seu.
SoundWorks Collection: The Sound of The Hunger Games (by Michael Coleman)