Archive for February, 2008

Time-Warp: Back to the 60s

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This is definitely a great presentation of the sixties – one you should not miss.

While some of the good things from that time seem to be still going strong (forgive us, just back from driving with a Ford Mustang up to Big Sur from L.A. and over to Zabriskie Point) again others things we hoped that won’t come back are back with a vengeance or are already being seen lurking just around the corner (think war, assassinations, Manchurian candidates, surveillance etc.)

BTW, today Polariod stopped supplying their color film prints (mentioned in the image below).

Anyway have a look – to find out how your daddy ticks…

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Animation: Solar (with lyrics)

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Amazing animation created by “Robert Hodgin” with “processing” and made available in HD. Audio by Goldfrapp. There is another great one with a similar theme and music by Flashbulb “available here”…

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HDR: View from Tokyo Mandarin Oriental

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This is an evening view from a room at the Mandarin Oriental in Tokyo.

HDR image created from 9 RAW pictures taken with Nikon D200 12mm F4 1.8 – 30 sec (not photoshopped)

They gave us a really nice room just aside of their best suite hence the fantastic view. On a clear day you can see Mount Fuji in the background and – one thing you should not miss out when in Tokyo – you get the same view from their Sauna and Spa – yes we mean it – from inside their sauna or sitting in a jacuzzi

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Image: 1300 fluorescent tubes lit by overhead power lines

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An image of 1301 glowing fluorescent tubes powered only by the magnetic field induced by overhead power lines on a field in England.

More information and a DVD of this art project at “Richard Box web site”…

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Advertising: Everyone makes mistakes

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Great advertising for erasable pens. Interesting ambiguity.
Punchline: Everyone makes mistakes

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Video: The IT Crowd – Break the Internet

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This is to cheer up some of you after the Google stock price seems to be falling and falling and falling.

We finally found the reason why this is happening: “…and I have it on good authority. If you type Google into Google you can break the Internet…

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