Saturday, May 16, 2009

Undressed + music + street

Previous video, Baby Baby Baby by The girl dance, happens to be influenced by Matt and Kim's Lessons Learned. Looks like police are less intrusive in París than in NY

[Vía Fubiz]


Thursday, May 14, 2009

Mark Bittman at TED conference

One of my favorite TED conferences, named 'what's wrong with what we eat' and delivered by the always funny and meaningful Mark Bittman. I really enjoy his thoughts on local food production and seasonal food.


Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Physics + touch screens = games

DaVinci (Microsoft Surface Physics Illustrator) from Razorfish - Emerging Experiences on Vimeo.

DaVinci is a software experiment created by Razorfish for Microsoft Surface that combines drawing and phsics. The user can create forms that interact as if they were 3D 'real' objects

Similar to DaVinci there is other experiment with touch screens (even an iPhone/iPod Touch game) named Crayon Physics in the form of a game that allows the user to create forms that will behave as real balls, edges or axis.

Crayon Physics from tdgunes on Vimeo.


Sunday, May 10, 2009

Juan Muñoz: Many Times

Photo by Insaneyouth

You go into the room and discover 100 almost identical ceramic figures resembling asian men in small groups, as if they were chatting in a public park. Sometimes the faces reflect happiness, others avoid their counterparts, and the relation between them and the spectator becomes a game between individuals who look at each other with curiosity but without empathy.

This instalation, called "Many Times", is the center of the retrospective dedicated to spanish artist Juan Muñoz, curated by the Tate Modern and now showing at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, in Madrid. The whole exhibition is brilliant, but "Many Times" is an experience in its own.


Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Where is the sun?

What you are looking at is the rectangular projection of the world map and the current sunlight and shadow areas. The computer generated pic is updated each hour, and the clouds each three. The original, plus a semi-realistic view of dawn and dusk from far above the Earth or other projections --such as Peters, Mollweide or equirectangular-- can be found at the webpage.


Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Kew Gardens turns 250 years old

Just a simple shot of the simplest flowers you can find at the wonderful Kew Gardens (London), one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. And I've seen quite a lot by now.

- Link to my Kew photos in Flickr
- Link to the most relevant Kew photos in Flickr
- Kew Gardens website
- Slideshow about the 250th anniversary


Saturday, May 2, 2009

The red balloon / Le ballon rouge

Not suitable for impatient people, this almost silent short film by Albert Lamorisse (1965), is not only one of the most awarded in history, but also the inspiration for another wonderful film by the director from Taiwan Hou Hsiao-Hsien: Flight of the Red Balloon.


Intimacy or marketing?

One of the many Barak Obama's photos that anyone can find at the White House page in Flickr.


Friday, May 1, 2009

Why you shouldn't trust InTouch

Text says: If all that Magazine 'InTouch' have publised on Pitt and Jolie for the last few months were true they now would have one more daughter, scars all over their bodies, dead liver, be about to move and tons of marriage lawyers pretty happy. I'll believe that relationship (or marketing brand) is ended when 'The Economist' will announce it, not before.

Bob Bop, gossip columnist from spanish newspaper'Publico'

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