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Archivos - 29 Marzo 2011, 11:43

A Look Inside Facebook

29 Marzo 2011, 11:43

Trailer for “A Look Inside Facebook”. An MTV documentary about the social network.  The episode is a part of MTV’s Diary series, which gives viewers an intimate view of an artist’s/cultural figure’s life.

Mark Zuckerberg, who didn’t contribute to the making of The Social Network, will give insights for the first time about the Facebook’s culture and evolution. Who are the people working to keep your Facebook page up and running?.

Flying with the SmartBird

29 Marzo 2011, 11:24


SmartBird is an ultralight flight model with excellent aerodynamic qualities and extreme agility. With SmartBird, Festo has succeeded in deciphering the flight of birds.

This bionic technology-bearer, which is inspired by the herring gull, can start, fly and land autonomously — with no additional drive mechanism. Its wings not only beat up and down, but also twist at specific angles. More info at Festo.

The Responsive Eye

29 Marzo 2011, 11:10

Before Brian De Palma became a narrative film maker he made documentaries. Among them is The Responsive Eye, which chronicles the Museum Of Modern Art’s 1965 exhibition of op-art. Curated by William Seitz, this was the first significant exhibit of optical art synchronous with and in some cases arising out of the early days of psychedelic culture.

Blood in the mobile

25 Marzo 2011, 13:56

A lo largo de los últimos 15 años, 5 millones de personas han perdido la vida a consecuencia de una guerra civil en el Congo. El documental Blood in the Mobile del director danés Frank Piaseckik muestra la conexión entre esta guerra y nuestros teléfonos móviles.

“We love our cell phones and the selection between different models has never been bigger. But the production of phones has a dark, bloody side. By buying so-called conflict minerals the phone companies are financing the civil war in DR Congo that, according to human rights organisations, has been the bloodiest conflict since World War II. The illegal mine industry is controlled by armed groups. The war will continue as long as armed groups can finance their warfare by selling minerals that end up in our phones”

Os dejamos el trailer del documental y el enlace a una entrevista con Piaseckik realizada por el diario El País

Visualización de los terremótos de Japón

19 Marzo 2011, 19:31

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Utilizando Public.tableusoftware, una herramienta online para crear y compartir visualizaciones, Alex Kerin ha creado este panel sobre la actividad sísmica en Japón

Wikirrevoluciones, insurrecciones árabes e internet

10 Marzo 2011, 14:29

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El sociólogo Manuel Castells afirma en una entrevista: «Las insurrecciones populares en el mundo árabe son tal vez la transformación más importante que internet ha inducido y facilitado» Puedes leer el texto completo en el siguiente enlace

King Philip IV of Spain. Restored.

9 Marzo 2011, 12:58

An autograph signing in the Metropolitan Museum of Art staged by our friends from Improv Everywhere. Standing in front of the 400-year-old Velázquez painting, the “King” greeted museum patrons and offered free signed 8×10 photos. The painting was recently restored.

Singularity. Really?

2 Marzo 2011, 12:36

Trailer of “Transcendent Man” by director Barry Ptolemy. The film/documentary introduces the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil, the renowned futurist who journeys the world offering his vision of a future in which we will merge with our machines, can live forever, and are billions of times more intelligent…all within the next thirty years.

Really?

Are we obsessed with Facebook?

2 Marzo 2011, 12:15

An informational motion graphics piece by Alex Trimpe with info provided by onlineschools.org. Created in Adobe After Effects at The Columbus College of Art & Design.