Saturday, December 17, 2016

To show resentment at a reproach...

Steve Hackett's next album, The Night Siren, is due for release in March 2017.

If Gaudi's EP (available from Rare Noise Records) of next year's Magnetic is an accurate preview, it's gonna be a tremendous album.

I am only beginning to learn about Richard Pousette-Dart but this painting (Untitled, 1950) caught my eye because it strongly reminded me of Mary Blair's artwork for Disney.
Science giveth and science taketh away. The observation of gravity waves from the collision of two black holes may also show where relativity doesn't apply.

Pantone's color of the year for 2017 is greenery, "a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew."

Take an hour and listen to Edward Tufte's thoughts on data, analysis, and truth. From a talk at Microsoft earlier in 2016.

Not just any periodic table: a 3D periodic table.
The U.S. Air Force is restoring the famous B-17, Memphis Belle.

There are 27 entries for the best animated feature Oscar with Zootopia the favorite.

A museum of hammers.

Social media and content marketing predictions for 2017: live video, mobile, the fall of Twitter (?), augmented reality, and more. Or you can look back at lessons learned in social media usage from 2016: customer experience has passed brand health as the top goal.

This brief video illustrating the history of Disney animation shows me there's a visual richness to hand drawn and hand painted animation that you can't quite get yet with computer animation.

My name in gum. Now go get your name in gum. to acknowledge that one may have deserved it. ~Tacitus

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