“Using her background in molecular genetics, Jessa has pioneered a new form of board-level iPhone repair.
“She’s teaching the world to fix devices that no one, not even Apple, thought it was possible to fix.”
I find this fascinating. Now that iPhones and smartphones are the de-facto most common computing device in the world today, it makes sense that this is the new frontier in DIY electronics investigation. I have done this a couple times and I find the small scale daunting. But this is great stuff.
“The shop that this year alone has brought us the world’s only operational recording booth, a direct-to-acetate live LP series, the Paramount Records Cabinet of Wonder and a titillating heat-sensitive 7?, Third Man Records and Novelties (to give it its full name) is without doubt the Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory of record stores.
“Taking our Golden Ticket to the dream workshop for a look behind the scenes, we learn of Third Man’s 6 most precious new releases and discover a whole Lounge of mechanical amusements not seen anywhere since way before you were born.”
Dust and Grooves is a long-running blog (and published book) all about vinyl collecting.
Third Man Records is Jack White’s (of the White Stripes, the Raconteurs, etc.) incredible record store and shrine to all things vinyl-disc-recorded.
“The Food Salon is held at Questlove’s home in the NY by Gehry building with panoramic views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Long Island Sound. The salon is a gathering of thought leaders in art, music, film, TV, and food. Questlove’s chef friends Greg Baxtrom , Enrique Olvera, Michael Anthony and Mikiko Yui discuss their ideas and philosophies about food and prepare one dish that represents a first course, second course, a third course, and a dessert.”
Questlove: expert drummer, musicologist, foodie.
There is, in fact, an entire channel on Vimeo for this stuff.
“Back in the early 1980s I was doing a series of TV spots for United Technologies and I talked them into a documentary “real people” style. At the time, American airports were the greatest in the world and people saw Dulles Airport in Washington DC as the future. Everyone was thrilled to fly and felt that it was amazing to travel the world with such class and ease.”
Does anyone remember this? How vastly things have changed.
“Have you ever sat through the end credits waiting for the post-credit teaser and wondered what exactly do all those people do? We’ll break down the positions in that sea of credits and explain who’s who on a major film production.”
“Second test of our currently in research and development technology for audiovisual production, using in house tracking system (Augmenta) and Vive VR tracking technologies with real time video and projection mapping in space.”
“There is no post-production on this video.”
Created by a group called “THÉORIZ” who describe themselves as “a creative studio designing beautiful and unconventional experiences with cutting-edge technologies.”
Holy cow! This is some impressive tech. It would be amazing to see in person. Really well done.
“Fourteen young pupils from Fuji Municipal Harada Elementary School in Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan have turned a fun playground game into an official Guinness World Records title after achieving the Most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team.”
This is a crazy, mesmerizing thing to watch. 🙂 Crazy fast!
“Over 150 songs from more than 100 artists representing 40 years of hip hop all crammed into 4 minutes. It’s not a chronological history of hip hop. It’s rappers from different eras finishing each other’s rhymes over intersecting beats, all woven together to make one song.”
Which, actually, is pretty much precisely how hip-hop works! 🙂
“This collection of timelapses was gathered over the last six years. The project started out as wanting to be able to see the life-cycles of these storms, just for my own enjoyment and to increase my understanding of them. Over time, it morphed into an obsession with wanting to document as many photogenic supercells as I could, in as high a resolution as possible, as to be able to share with those who couldn’t see first hand the majestic beauty that comes alive in the skies above America’s Great Plains every Spring.”
“CRISPR is a new area of biomedical science that enables gene editing and could be the key to eventually curing diseases like autism or cancer. WIRED has challenged biologist Neville Sanjana to explain this concept to 5 different people; a 7 year-old, a 14 year-old, a college student, a grad student and a CRISPR expert.”
This is actually not only a fascinating exercise in explaining complex topics to a range of audiences, but also highly informative of the ethical and biomedical impacts this burgeoning technology has introduced to the landscape. Really interesting conversations.
The title (and lack of description) doesn’t really describe what this is.
This article describes it as a visualization (and audio compilation) “inspired by the sound of your genetic material as it moves through cells.” Some of it is based on actual genetic / DNA data, though that’s as much as I can make out about it.
“In September 2016 we visited this awesome city to try out some new time lapse stuff.
“It took us 10 days, a lot of burgers and one helicopter ride to produce this video. 10 days is very little time to discover this city of endless opportunities, so we hardly slept anything and shot day and night for this time lapse film. The city that never sleeps indeed!”
“Officially known as color-timing control strips, these anonymous female film studio workers were affectionately dubbed “china girls” by the industry. The images in this show were meant only for use by the processing lab to match color tones in the associated film.”