This TED talk by Stephen Wolfram is totally geeky, but if he is able to make all knowledge computational - able to be searched, processed and manipulated - he may be able to explain the physics underlying the universe - and that's pretty… Continue
These photo booth-looking shots by world-renowned photographer Yu Tsai are great. Pressured to take multiple photos inside a confined space, people become goofy and animated, trying to make themselves look different for every shot. Who's better suited to take these kinds of artistic photos than our favorite A-list actors and… Continue
Try and describe the feelings black and white photography evokes and you'll come up with words like classic, bold, raw, and natural. Then ask the person next to you and he or she might say something completely different. The beauty of black and white photography is that it can take…
In an effort to quell the hunger in third world countries, aid relief boxes are sent in by organizations like the UN, UNICEF, and the Red Cross. But what happens to the boxes after? Could they be reused for a good cause?
To provide kids with a temporary escape from their tough lives, Unplug Design Studio have conceptualized aid relief boxes with patterns that, when followed and assembled, become sturdy paper soccer balls. For children…
How has social media changed our lives? How has it changing the way we consume and communicate? What can of impact is it having on businesses and even industries?
Erik Qualman from Socialnomics tries to answer these questions with his newly released Social Media Revolution 2. This is a revised version of his original video from 2009 that had about 2 million views on YouTube. For 2010, he has updated it with the latest stats, figures and information on… Continue
Added by alice on May 7, 2010 at 9:00am —
While the jury is still out as to whether an iPad is just a giant iPod Touch or a whole new, "magical" experience, we can all agree that we're just starting to see what this baby can do. I received mine a few weeks ago and I know I still have a long ways to go before I feel like I'm really putting it to good use.
One of the coolest things we're seeing lately is how people are using their iPad. For instance, in this video, a user mounted theirs in a kitchen… Continue
Sun Boxes are an environment to enter and exit. It’s comprised of twenty speakers operating independently each powered by solar panels. There is a different guitar sample in each box all playing together making the composition. The guitar samples are all of different lengths so the whole piece keeps evolving.
Participants are encouraged to walk amongst the speakers. It sounds different inside… Continue
The world seems to pass us by at a million miles a minute. All we want to do is to stop and catch our breath, to try and freeze time and enjoy the present moment. Motion blur photography tries to captures this idea of movement through time. The most interesting… Continue
American Photographer Trey Ratcliff is best known for his HDR photos and his website StuckinCustoms.com – the #1 travel photography blog in the world. His photos have been featured in exhibitions around the world, on major television networks, and one of his HDR photographs was the first of its kind to hang in the Smithsonian.
HDR is short for High Dynamic Range. It is a post-processing of taking either one image or a series of images,…
Check out this sick piece by Hush which is currently showing at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco.
In Passing Through, Hush honors the empowered modern woman while celebrating the creative expression of street art. The series is a darker body of work visiting the concept of life and death. These works are inspired by Hush’s frequent travels and the… Continue
Whether they're splashing out of a pool or jumping into a puddle, the subjects in Carlos' photos make us want to go outside and play. I love how you can almost feel the warmth emanating from them; the soft orange hue of the sun hitting the skin makes for visually stunning photos.…
Who knew that photos of tourists taking pictures would be so interesting? Alan Powdrill's subjects are totally unaware that they part of his series, "Shooting Tourists," as they are too busy documenting their own experiences. Check out all of their different postures and expressions. The look on some of their faces is truly…
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers -- and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 6, 2010 at 11:47am —
Photographer Dom Cruz has a knack for taking ordinary street scenes and turning them into movie-like moments. Snapping candid shots of unsuspecting people on the streets, Cruz sees drama and mystery that most of us might miss. What you can appreciate most is that his photos ask you to figure what happens next. For instance, whether that pretty girl walking on the… Continue
* Information needs to be interesting (meaningful & relevant) and have integrity (accuracy, consistency).
* Design needs to have form (beauty & structure) and function (it has to work and be easy to… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 6, 2010 at 11:00am —
Samsung and their creative agencies have been killing it these days with their amazing commercials and this ad called A New Dimension is no exception. Shot all around London as well as in Buenos Aires and Brazil, Samsung showcases their 3D LED TVs in a new and exciting way. The last installation even looks like a high-tech version of a… Continue
Added by alice on May 6, 2010 at 9:00am —