Monthly Archives: November 2011

Internet Rising

Internet Rising is an illuminating documentary that includes a host of profound personalities and key internet influencers ranging from professors, academics, futurists, researchers, writers, bloggers, media creators, activists, gamers, educators, scientists, artists, innovators – all of whom provide amazing insights into how the state of the world is changing and transforming via various forces of economic, social, geographic, political, philosophical development… all centered around technology’s transformative and generative power.

A History of the Sky

Best viewed in full-screen mode at 1080p.

"Time-lapse movies are compelling because they give us a glimpse of events that are continually occurring around us, but at a rate normally far too slow to for us to observe directly. A History of the Sky enables the viewer to appreciate the rhythms of weather, the lengthening and shortening of days, and other atmospheric events on an immediate aesthetic level: the clouds, fog, wind, and rain form a rich visual texture, and sunrises and sunsets cascade across the screen."-Ken Murphy

Laffoley’s Odyssey

Laffoley’s Odyssey is a short five minute film that documents Paul Laffoley. A 64 year old artist who works in a small windowless room where he creates intensely detailed paintings of futuristic engineering projects, diagrams of time machines and portals to other dimensions.

Loops

Our lives are filled with loops that hurt us, heal us, make us laugh, and, sometimes, leave us wanting more,This fascinating Radiolab podcast  investigates the strange things that emerge when something happens, then happens again, and again, and again, and again, and again, and … well, again.