Future lesson: Don’t die unless you have money…..a lot of money. Tom Scott’s video of what our future life might be like…..after death is both captivating and extremely frightening. You know how we say: “It’s expensive to die.” Well, in the future, not only is it expensive but if you don’t have enough money, your actual conscienceness pays the price.
Never press RM* on a linux machine – that’s the lesson the team at Pixar learned….the hard way. During the making of Toy Story 2, someone pressed the RM* command (directory erase command) which started systematically erasing everything the team had been working on. By the time people figured out what was happening and were able to stop it – about a year’s worth of work had been erased. How did they get the movie back? Check out the video…
“…FUTURE SELF studies human movement, mirroring interaction in dance, light and sound, while exploring the self, present and future. FUTURE SELF brought together a media artist collective, rAndom International, a choreographer, Wayne McGregor, and a composer, Max Richter in a unique interdisciplinary clash at MADE. The FUTURE SELF Project Film documents the creative working process, which began in London, England, continued in Berlin and culminated in three wonderful performances at MADE…”
Here’s just some of the amazing creations people have been involved in for 2012 – globally. Kind of renews my hope in humanity…..at least for the next 3 minutes and seven seconds…
Now that Intel has released their new Ivy Bridge chipset, Apple is set to refresh their laptop and desktop computers and the chatter is that this will happen in June – at WWDC 2012. That should bring a smile to people that have been waiting to upgrade, especially those waiting for new iMacs as it’s been about 370+ days since the last major refresh.