August 16th, 2019

I’m so glad it’s Friday!

And there are these links to share!

Let’s go.

Dan Marker-Moore: Eclipse

Dan Marker-Moore: Eclipse

This is the total solar eclipse on July 2nd, 2019 near Santiago, Chile.

Mr. Marker-Moore is a photographer and cinematographer based out of Los Angeles.

Prints are of course available.

There’s also a link to how he achieved these shots.

So good.

The 1619 Project

The 1619 Project

“The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.”

This is an important series of essays which discuss the historical “long tail” of racism in American society, politics, policy, etc.. Really well presented also.

Sent in by several subscribers. Thank you.

McSweeney’s: Critically Acclaimed Horror Film of the 2010s or Your Ph.D. Program?

McSweeney's: Critically Acclaimed Horror Film of the 2010s or Your Ph.D. Program?

Expertly written by Erica Vause.

VoxelBot

VoxelBot

Think “Q-Bert”, but in a more pastel palette.

And that is that, y’all. (“Y’all”?!)

See you next week!

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August 9th, 2019

Oh hey Hiiiii Friday!

Good to see you. Let’s go!

Touch This Art: The Nautilus

Touch This Art: The Nautilus

“The Nautilus is a constellation of 95 interactive poles that are activated by touch. Passersby are invited to engage with the immersive space or observe others’ interactions from its central enclosure.”

Located in NYC’s Seaport District

MORPH: Robotic Sculpture

MORPH: Robotic Sculpture

“MORPH is a modular and kinetic interactive installation that reaches beyond two-dimensional pixels and embodies three-dimensional information.”

An intereting little piece of interactive art. A ton of tech went into this. Really impressive.

One of many such interesting creations from Mindbuffer.

Yael Kirav: Conductive Origami

Yael Kirav: Conductive Origami

“A series of lighting fixtures that are produced using 3D printing directly onto textiles. Stiff printing on canvas allows creating complex fixtures. When the printed material conducts electricity, the tangent points created by the wisdom of origami folding, produce a new opportunity – lighting the fixture by shrinking and stretching the structure.”

Yael Akirav is an Industrial Designer based in Jerusalem.

Hex Blaster

Hex Blaster

It’s breakout, but with bouncing and sequences and points and… I really find it addictive.

Not a mobile game, but probably should be. Super fun!

Therrrrre we go. Links. Friday. Friday links!

See you next week everybody!

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August 2nd, 2019

Hooray for Friday!

It’s here again! yay.

And now some linkages… es.

Snack Packaging Turned Into Amazing Art

Snack Packaging Turned Into Amazing Art

This is the work of a Kobe-based art student named “Harukiru“.

It’s really quite something. He completely transforms these packages into intricate, beautiful, often whimsical sculptures.

Somewhat making the rounds. Excellent work.

Dog Photographer Of The Year Winners (UK) 2019

Dog Photographer Of The Year Winners (UK) 2019

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See also (unrelated / but similar): Ravi Zupa: Dog Posters and Matchboxes

So good!

Poolside.fm

Poolside.fm

An odd little retro-90s experience in your browser.

It presents a mid-90s computer desktop interface and streams audio and videos from that era with a tv scan-line filter on it.

Sent along by Kate S. I like it!

Cub ‘n Pup

Cub 'n Pup

“Drag cub to the star”

Starts off simple, then clever, then… uh… challenging.

Sent along by James F.

Have a great (long?) weekend everybody.

See you in a week.

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