The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the...– Charles Eames
Chase No Face / BELL (by zach lieberman) No post-production effects were used. Everything on the face is happening in real-time, via hacked Kinect, laptop and LED projector. Built using FaceTracker code from Jason Saragih.
We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.– Marshall McLuhan
Faced with the undeniable global and personal anxieties that characterize our...– Jason Gots, You Are Not an Equation Cites Emanuel Derman, a quant, who coined the term pragmamorphism: our tendency to define people in terms of inanimate things – IQ tests, magnetic brain scans, income. Pragmamorphic thinking, says Derman, is dangerous because it creates a...
Expertise is a posture as much as it is a volume of knowledge.– Seth Godin
When asked what surprised him most about humanity, the Dalai Lama answered...– Dalai Lama
The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me,...– Chuck Close on Inspiration via We Are The Digital Kids
The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better designs we...– Steve Jobs, via @bigspaceship - Empowering a Culture of Creativity
Gorgeous … via @helenwalters / thoughtyoushouldseethis: “Voyagers is like a title sequence for the museum,” describes Chris Allen of the Light Surgeons of their installation in the entrance of the £35 million Ofer Wing of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. The crashing waves of type are simply gorgeous. Sea of Information takes a deeper look at some of the other digital...
We obsess in this country about how to eat and dress and drink, about finding a...– Dudley Clendinen - The Good Short Life With A.L.S. - NYTimes.com via @brendonvolpe
The more we anticipate public humiliation and guilt, the worse we’re...– Human behavior: To resist temptation, forget guilt or shame and think positive - Los Angeles Times
A Changing Web Culture Fits With Red Hat
WSJ: Are you worried about people not being willing to work for free on open-source code in the future, especially with much of the world's economy in the state that it's in?
Mr. Whitehurst: It's becoming more culturally acceptable to share. Red Hat, Intel, and International Business Machinesare top open-source contributors. It's not altruism, but enlightened self-interest. It's saying, "I'll take a smaller slice of a much bigger pie."
WSJ: Do you see information sharing and collaboration as the way of the future?
Mr. Whitehurst: This is going to radically change the way institutions are managed. The Facebook generation is used to collaborating, and they're used to a meritocracy. It will change work structures and the nature of the corporation. Most problems can be solved by massive collaboration.
If you’ve gotten what you want out of a scene or moment, end it. Keep things...– Brendon Volpe - Television is Furniture - Ambition