Enjoy the present video experiment

Here is a short video I made today playing around on a blustery day on Seattle’s waterfront. Enjoy the present. I was taking video on my iPhone of Elliott Bay being whipped by the wind and I was enjoying this simple...

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Infinite Now: Hypnotic Cinemagraphs

Check out the pretty Amazing work from Armand Dijcks and photographer Ray Collins. They have created cinemagraphs, a blend of   photography and video. These cinemagraph are made from Collin's brillant photograph of the ocean and is brought to life...

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Pretty cool visualization of every day actions

I saw this on the great site Flowing Data, and it's too good not to share.  The physics of everyday actions are beautifully and humorously visualized by Daihei Shibata in the short film Unendurable Line. The graphs and music...

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Vernacular Typography on 35th Avenue

I went on an night stroll through my neighborhood recently, in addition to the exercise and fresh air, I find it to be a great time to be alone and think. On this stroll I paid particular attention to...

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The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge

During a bout of unproductive, yet informative and fun web surfing today, I learned more about the Brooklyn Bridge. Thought I'd share this great site and video from the History Channel. It's a good warm up to the much...

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The Path of Totality

I spent August 21, 2017 experiencing a total eclipse of the sun with 70,000 of my closest friends in Madras, Oregon. It was truly an otherworldly experience. I highly recommend seeing the totality if you can. Traffic might have...

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Saul Bass’ Pitch Video for Bell System Logo Redesign

This is a pretty amazing short film that the great designer and filmmaker Saul Bass created to pitch his idea to redesign the Bell Systems logo. It's a relic from a different time, but it is completely correct in...

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Pretty Great Video: A Tale of Momentum & Inertia

This short video is well worth your time: A Tale of Momentum & Inertia from Portland's amazing animation studio HouseSpecial.

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Out with the Old (Spaghetti Factory)

A while ago I saw a very sad sight, the removal of the trolley from inside the Seattle Waterfront's Old Spaghetti Factory. I work nearby and we were all sad to see the place go. I have memories of...

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The Audio Discourses of Epictetus

As something of a student of the Stoic Philosophers, I found this nice recording of audio Discourses of Epictetus by Julien Villeneuve on the great site archive.org.  I recommend you check it out, it's very worthwhile. Listen to it or...

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