I just discovered this video, actually my wife showed me, that really grabbed my attention and kept it. Part electronica pop song and part science documentary this is no ordinary music video. This one, and others by Symphony of Science (musician and producer John Boswell), weave together the words of many of the world’s greatest scientific […]Read More Remixing Science – Mashups that make you think
All the way from Perth, Australia amazing visual-remix artist and music creator Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, has become a cultural phenomenon. His memorable and upbeat mixes have found millions of fans around the world. The track Wishery, shown below, has had nearly 2.5 million views alone. I think one of the keys to his success […]Read More Wishery and World Remix
The amazing campaign I wrote about earlier this week continues to inspire and expand. Jay-Z’s Twitter feed has a quarter million followers waiting for the latest clue update while his official Facebook page now has over 5 million fans, up a half million in the past three weeks, and gives up-to-the-minute updates on the Decode […]Read More Jay-Z & Bing update!
Each new technological advance seems to create wave of people who surround the displaced technology and keep it from sinking and fading away. We’ve seen telephone handsets, video arcade consoles, and others. One of the constants throughout all the change has been the content. Whether designed for words, images or music, or all of the […]Read More Retro-Modern pt3: MP3 Goes Old-School
Technology comes and goes so fast. Still have any zip discs? I think that the short relationship we have with each generation of technology results in nostalgia for things that were more permanent that we had a relationship with. That had meaning for us. In film we have Bladerunner, Brazil, Sin City or 300 that […]Read More Retro-Modern: Linkin Park goes 8-Bit