- Tales from the Dreaming City by Mark Wingfield
- Soundtracks for Winter Departures by ILUITEQ
- The Bill Laswell Mix Translations by Sonar
- Slowburn by Security Project
- Live at Groovescape 2017 by Twinscapes
Not music per se, but FirstSounds.org compiles and maintains the earliest known sound recordings going back to 1853.
Innerviews explores King Crimson.
|Clyfford Still, PH-432, 1964. Found while exploring his museum's online archive of all his work.|
Reading from a screen is not the same as reading from a printed page. That's why there are these 11 tips for writing for an online audience (backed by studies performed by user experience experts.) #8 Use lists to make skimming easy.
A TEDx video on how to avoid death by PowerPoint. If you display a poorly designed slide and talk about it, 90% of what you said is forgotten within 30 seconds. True? Anyway here we go. #1 One message per slide. And there are 5 more. Another intriguing question based on human visual attention goes like this. We notice things that are moving, use signalling colors, have high contrast, and are big. Given that 4th one, why is a slide's title the largest font on the page when it's rarely (never?) the most important content on the page? (At the beginning of the video he says he searched for help on how to prepare and deliver good presentations but couldn't find any. I too have used such blatantly unfactual statements as a presentation device.)
101 questions to help you decide what to do after you sell your business. #31 What would I have done differently in my career?
If you polled the people who worked for you and asked them these 13 questions about your leadership, what would the results show? #8 My manager communicates clear goals for our team.
Channeling their inner Tolstoy ("Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing themselves."), HBR recommends that to improve your team you must first improve yourself.
|Mary Obering, Winter, 1992. This painting reminds me of another artist's work. Can you guess? Wait. Wait. Callum Innes.|
A love letter in video format for the F-4.
Video inside the B-2.
Photos of an F-22 flying with the Blue Angels.
Aircraft will soon carry directed energy weapons to shoot down targets like missiles.
Flight ops on the USS Shangri-la, 1962.
Why summer is women's winter. A funny look at setting the a/c in the office.
Italo Calvino wrote one of the most intriguing books I've ever read: If on a winter's night a traveler. He also gave us 14 reasons to read classic literature. #6 A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
|Mark Rothko, Untitled (Red and Burgundy over Blue), 1969. From an article on using AI to predict sale prices for Rothko's paintings.|
The Incredible Machine is a video from 1968 about the Graphic 1 computer.
Could we render nuclear waste harmless with frickin' laser beams?
For some reason I had always operated under the impression that you shouldn't mix Advil and Tylenol. Now I see that combining them is more effective than an opioid, especially for dental pain.
So you've created the largest molecule ever. Now what? Maybe use it to deliver drugs.
And interactive timeline of earthquakes and volcanoes.
LIGO keeps on detecting gravitational waves.
I don't know why you'd want to generate a medieval fantasy city, but you can.
Just Encased, a food truck specializing in craft sausages, deserves to be visited at least once just for the name alone.
In high school I thought about becoming an archaeologist. Maybe I should've. Fossilized poop shows that someone back in the day ate an entire rattlesnake.
Hippo poop helps move silicon throughout the ecosystem.
Let's all go to Poopoo Land in Seoul.
Until next time
You can make Mark Zuckerberg smile.
...is the absence of limitations. ~Orson Welles
(FORM IS LIBERATING!)
P.S. I'm thinking of moving this blog from Blogger to Wordpress. Good idea or not?