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Video: PressPausePlay
The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out?
forsnd  towatch  creativity 
january 2012 by tysone
Video: Nicholas Felton - Numerical Narratives
How might a life appear in charts and graphs? Nicholas Felton has been exploring this question for the last six years with his Feltron Annual Reports. In this presentation, he will discuss the tools and techniques of his data collection, curation and design, including the process behind the 2010 report on the life of his father.
towatch  forsnd  video  ucla  dma 
november 2011 by tysone
Skinemax on Vimeo
Skinemax is Koyaanisqatsi for a generation raised on late night television and B-movie VHS tapes. It's long form entertainment for short attention spans. An hour long VJ odyssey, it will move your body and warp your mind.

A nostalgic look back at a half remembered childhood growing up in the 80s and early 90s, Skinemax takes a close look at the culture of that era. The images that motivated, delighted, and terrified us on the silver screen, set to propulsive modern music that pines for a simpler time.
video  towatch  nostalgia  80s 
november 2011 by tysone
Amanda Cox on How The New York Times Graphics Department Uses R | (R news & tutorials)
Amanda made use of a lot of web content, and we are not setup to do screen capturing, so the video is a bit more useful to listen to than to watch. Amanda’s talk was great, however, and I highly recommend it to anyone thinking of using R as an exploratory tool for professional data visualization.
r  statistics  nytgfx  amanda_cox  towatch  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
Jason Fried: Why work doesn't happen at work
Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn't a good place to do it. At TEDxMidwest, he lays out the main problems (call them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
forsnd  towatch  productivity  37signals  jason_fried 
november 2010 by tysone
Mindfuck Movies by Matthew Baldwin - The Morning News
Some movies inform. Some movies entertain. And some pry open your skull and punch you in the brain. MATTHEW BALDWIN gathers up the films that have caused him to clutch his head and moan.
movies  review  towatch  list  entertainment 
february 2009 by tysone
Apple - Movie Trailers - JCVD
When the life of Jean-Claude Van Damme collides with the reality of a hold-up in Brussels, Belgium, suddenly the huge movie star turns into an ordinary guy, filled with fears, contradictions and hopes.
hilarious  trailer  towatch  movies 
october 2008 by tysone

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