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Madison Bumgarner, The Best
I missed Christy Mathewson somehow but caught almost everyone else, down the years—Lefty Grove, Carl Hubbell, Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson, Jack Morris, Curt Schilling, Randy Johnson—but here was the best.
1 hour ago
Tim Cook Speaks Up - Businessweek
Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself.
6 hours ago
Hugo & Marie Presents: An Interview With Hisham Akira Bharoocha on Vimeo
The surreal in the real — take a journey through Hisham's work as we spend some time in with the artist, photographer, and musician in his Brooklyn studio. Learn more at: hugoandmarie.com/creatives/hisham-akira-bharoocha Our creatives work directly with clients, agencies, and studios to help br
2 days ago
Hugo & Marie Presents: An Interview With Micah Lidberg on Vimeo
Hugo & Marie is excited to present Micah Lidberg, our talented nature-loving illustrator and designer, the second installment of our artist interview series. View Micah's work at http://www.hugoandmarie.com/creatives/micah-lidberg Our creatives work directly with clients, agencies, and studios to
2 days ago
Zach Galifianakis Interviews Brad Pitt (And Louis C.K.) In Latest ‘Between Two Ferns’ « Alice@97.3
The last time we were treated to an episode of “Between Two Ferns” it was with the President of the Unites States. Galifianakis is well aware of the depths to which he has descended now that he’s being forced to talk shop with “dumb actors” like “Bart Pit”.
2 days ago
Don DeLillo Documentary - YouTube
BBC copyrights ignored, because, as far as I am aware, bbc has never repeated, nor translated into another [sell'ble] format, this documentary, which, it seems to me, says 'a lot' [albeit not 'everything'] about the way we live now ...
2 days ago
Primordial Progression: In the Studio With David Altmejd | BLOUIN ARTINFO
David Altmejd loves his sister very much. But that didn’t stop him from obliterating her face.
2 days ago
Fred Wilson: 10 Ways to Be Your Own Boss - 99U
About this presentation There's more than one "right" way to be an entrepreneur. In this talk, leading-edge venture capitalist Fred Wilson breaks down 10 alternative approaches to running your own business.
2 days ago
High Fidelity
If it doesn't hurt to think about it, we're not going to try it. We're building a new virtual world enabling rich avatar interactions driven by sensor-equipped hardware, simulated and served by devices (phones, tablets and laptops/desktops) contributed by end-users.
2 days ago
Manhood Against Marriage by Francine Prose | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books
The most dramatic scene in Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s engrossing and perceptive Force Majeure occurs roughly ten minutes into the film and is one of those moments that divide time into before and after.
2 days ago
The Course of Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Course of Empire is a five-part series of paintings created by Thomas Cole in the years 1833–36.
2 days ago
Shapeways Blog - Shapeways Launches SVX, a Voxel Based File Format for 3D Printing
Shapeways has created a new SVX format for transmitting voxel data for 3D printing. After much research we found no existing format that satisfied our requirements. Our primary design priorities are simple definition, ease of implementation, and extensibility.
2 days ago
A Big Article About Wee Things - Learning - Source: An OpenNews project
Technically, preattentive processing refers to “cognitive operations that can be performed prior to focusing attention on any particular region of an image.” But basically, it means the stuff you notice right away. Our brains aren’t like scanners, they throw away most of what the eyes see.
2 days ago
Butterick’s Practical Typography
The economics of a web-based book: year one at the end of july 2014, this book com­pleted its first year on­line. When it launched, I de­scribed it as “partly an ex­per­i­ment in tak­ing the web se­ri­ously as a book-pub­lish­ing medium.
2 days ago
Henri Matisse Illustrates Baudelaire’s Censored Poetry Collection, Les Fleurs du Mal | Open Culture
We previously featured Henri Matisse’s illustrations for a 1935 edition of James Joyce’s Ulysses. If the Odyssey-themed etchings he did for that book surprised you, have a look at his illustrations for Charles Baudelaire’s poetry collection Les Fleurs du mal, first published in 1857.
2 days ago
‘Big Bang Signal’ Could All Be Caused by Dust, Planck Team Says | Quanta Magazine
The BICEP2 telescope detected a swirl pattern resembling an expected signal from the Big Bang, but was it all cosmic dust? Click here for the full-size graphic. There was little need, before, to know exactly how much dust peppers outer space, far from the plane of the Milky Way.
2 days ago
Virtual Reality: A Place for Us All | True Ventures
A piece published in April in the MIT Technology Review discussed the Oculus Rift and its many, many applications beyond video games—teleconferencing, online shopping, movies and more.
2 days ago
The makers of WordPress learned years ago that the ultimate office perk is not having an office – Quartz
Tech behemoths and startups alike spend a fortune on creating plush offices with lots of perks. But arguably the biggest perk is allowing employees to work wherever they want, whenever they want.
2 days ago
Yves Béhar : Why Designers Should Be In Love With The Process - 99U
Fuseproject founder Yves Béhar, the creator of the Jawbone headset and the $100 laptop, shares the seven principles that define his unique approach to the design process.
2 days ago
Bataan Death March - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Japanese were unprepared for the number of prisoners that they were responsible for, and there was no organized plan for how to handle them. Prisoners were stripped of their weapons and valuables, and told to march to Balanga, the capital of Bataan. Many were beaten, bayonetted and mistreated.
2 days ago
Catastrophic Coltrane by Geoff Dyer | The Gallery | The New York Review of Books
Offering: Live at Temple University offers further evidence of the catastrophe of the last phase of John Coltrane’s work. “Last” rather than “late” because he became ill and died too suddenly (on July 17, 1967), too early, to have properly entered a late period. He was forty.
2 days ago
Isolation and hallucinations: the mental health challenges faced by astronauts | Science | The Observer
The sight of the entire Earth, visible to the naked eye, has had a profound effect on those who have seen it. Astronaut William McCool described it as “beyond imagination”, and many have written how space flight permanently altered how they saw their place in the universe.
2 days ago
Matt Mullenweg on Ensuring the Future of WordPress
Matt Mullenweg made waves this past weekend during his Q&A session at WordCamp Europe when he strongly advocated the importance of companies contributing back to WordPress. He offered a rule of thumb for companies that benefit from the software and want to invest in the future of WordPress:
2 days ago
Seeing Our Selves by Francine Prose | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books
After I’d watched all ten half-hour episodes of the first season of Transparent in just two evenings, it occurred to me that, with the exception of Louie, most of the TV series I’d binge-watched—The Wire, Breaking Bad, The Fall, and Spiral, among others—had involved either enormous amounts
3 days ago
Man was first a hunter, and an artist: his early vestiges tell us that alone... Guy Davenport
"Man was first a hunter, and an artist: his early vestiges tell us that alone. But he must always have dreamed, and recognized and guessed and supposed, all the skills of the imagination. Language itself is a continuously imaginative act.
3 days ago
Sidr - A jQuery plugin for creating side menus
You will be able to create multiple sidrs on both sides of your web to make responsives menus (or not, it works perfectly on desktop too). Fill the sidrs normally, with existent content, remote content,... or what you want.
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3 days ago
AeroAstro Centennial Webcast
AeroAstro Centennial Symposium The high point of the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department's 2014 Centennial celebration is the October 22-24 Centennial Symposium featuring some of the most illustrious names in aerospace reflecting on past achievement, celebrating today’s innovative researc
3 days ago
Elon Musk: ‘With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon.’ - The Washington Post
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk warned that artificial intelligence could be our biggest existential threat and believes there should be some regulatory oversight at the national and international level, while speaking at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department’s Centennial Symposium F
3 days ago
Peak Google | stratechery by Ben Thompson
Despite the hype about disruption, the truth is most tech giants, particularly platform providers, are not so much displaced as they are eclipsed. IBM, for example, has been successfully selling and servicing mainframes for going on 50 years (although they are now in serious trouble (members-only)).
3 days ago
Hide header on scroll down, show on scroll up — Medium
When was the last time you looked at a website’s menu and thought “gosh, that is just so pretty.” Unless you’re a designer, chances are it’s never. People don’t visit your website to admire the UI. They go there for the content. They go there to get shit done.
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6 days ago
tom crabtree (manual) interview
DB: please could you tell about your background and why you decided to form your own studio? TC: I began my career working at a handful of boutique design studios in london, working with clients in music, arts, culture, and fashion.
6 days ago
Chris Sacca on Product Hunt
Exclusive "Here's a pre-release build of Swipe, just for Product Hunters" Marwan Roushdy
7 days ago
Facebook Unveils Its Own Anonymous App | Re/code
Facebook unveiled an anonymous app Thursday, entering an increasingly crowded field of startups offering nameless sharing. In order to set itself apart, Facebook’s version, called Rooms, is designed around chat rooms.
7 days ago
It's Nice That : Fantastic animations for Harvard's online neuroscience course
Nothing helps the brain learn better than a good old visual aid, so what better way to tackle Harvard’s online neuroscience course than to watch these clever animations.
7 days ago
Facebook's new Rooms app brings bite-sized forums to your iPhone | The Verge
These aren’t the words you expect to hear from the guy building Facebook’s next big app. Facebook has spent the last two years cloning Snapchat, trying to buy Snapchat, and eventually creating a pseudo-Snapchat. None of these plans have worked, so now it’s building… a blogging platform?
7 days ago
This Chrome extension will brighten your day every time you open a new tab – Quartz
If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, do yourself a favor and install this extension right now. Just do it: The extension, released earlier this month by Google, displays a beautiful satellite photograph from somewhere in the world every time you open a new tab.
7 days ago
The Fight over San Francisco’s Public Spaces - The New Yorker
On most mornings in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza, elderly Asian women practice tai chi under the pollarded sycamore trees.
7 days ago
Why You Should Risk Sharing Your Idea - Andreessen Horowitz
A while back I suggested that datacenter infrastructure would move from an on-premise operation to the cloud. It may have seemed counter-intuitive that the infrastructure itself would become available from the cloud, but that’s exactly what’s happening.
8 days ago
13 Ways Designers Screw Up Client Presentations — Medium
The hardest part of design is presenting work. You can’t even argue about this. I’ve seen people who did amazing work get up in front of a client and lay eggs. I’ve also seen people do alright work and work clients around their little finger.
8 days ago
Why #Gamergaters Piss Me The F*** Off — The Cauldron — Medium
Do you know why you piss me the fuck off? Because you’re lazy. You’re ignorant. You are a blithering collection of wannabe Wikipedia philosophers, drunk on your own buzzwords, incapable of forming an original thought.
8 days ago
It's Nice That : We interview the editor of Wired.co.uk about the game-changing redesign
Redesigns are so often chewed up and spat out in the design world, so when one comes along that simultaneously blows the socks off each and every one of your colleagues upon seeing it, you know it’s going to be worth digging a little deeper.
9 days ago
James Victore and Ben Barry: How to Build Your Own Career - 99U
About this interview In a world where there is no more “traditional path” how to we take our career where we want it to go? In this interview with 99U Director Jocelyn Glei, artist James Victore and Ben Barry (formerly of Facebook) share the lessons learned from forging their own path — both
9 days ago
Neil Blumenthal: 3 Lessons Learned From Building Warby Parker - 99U
About this presentation Warby Parker started, like most businesses, with frustration. Co-CEO Neil Blumenthal and his co-founders found purchasing glasses extremely tedious and unnecessarily expensive. So, they created their own solution.
9 days ago
Joe Gebbia: Executing Your Idea Starts With a Small Single Step - 99U
We all have that idea that we can’t shake out of our head, the one that we think about in the shower or daydream about.
9 days ago
Joshua Davis: Never Let Success Get In The Way of Creativity - 99U
As creatives we strive for some form of success — some mountaintop, goal, or recognition.
9 days ago
Tony Fadell: On Setting Constraints, Ignoring Experts & Embracing Self-Doubt - 99U
From the iPod and the iPhone to the Nest Learning Thermostat, Tony Fadell’s incredible creations have disrupted industries, introduced beautifully designed solutions, and changed the way we live.
9 days ago
David Bowie’s 75 Must-Read Books | Brain Pickings
From poetry to history to theory of mind, with plenty of fiction and a few magazines for good measure.
9 days ago
Bench — Bookkeeping Services for Your Business
Bench is the online bookkeeping service that provides you tax-ready financial statements from professional accountants.
9 days ago
Hi, I’m Jason.
I’m a graphic designer who loves the web, design, beauty and things that are enjoyable to use. I am as excited by smart mark-up and clever CSS as I am by the single pixel that makes that button perfect.
9 days ago
Getting Crafty With OSM Buildings
OpenStreetMap (OSM) is the largest open-source map in the world. As you may surmise from its name, it notably maps streets. But the database holds more than just streets. Oh my, yes.
9 days ago
How to Tweet Like a Robot on Mars - Atlantic Mobile
Hadfield was right, but not just because the spacecraft continues to deliver data back to NASA. The official @NASAVoyager account is also active, tweeting updates, posting images, and, after Hadfield tweeted his exchange with Timur
9 days ago
Significant Objects | ...and how they got that way
Significant Objects, a literary and anthropological experiment devised by Rob Walker and Joshua Glenn, demonstrated that the effect of narrative on any given object’s subjective value can be measured objectively.
9 days ago
Serial
Skip to main content Season One: Episode 04 Serial is a podcast designed to be listened to in order. If you're just landing here please go back and start with Episode 1. Play ALL EPISODES Ep. 01 Play Episode 01 The Alibi Episode Details Ep. 02 Play Episode 02 The Breakup Episode Details Ep.
9 days ago
Jerry Seinfeld ripped apart the advertising industry on its biggest night – Quartz
“I love advertising because I love lying,” comedian Jerry Seinfeld told a banquet hall full of advertising executives at the industry’s annual awards show on Oct. 1. He didn’t appear to be joking.
9 days ago
“The great ideas have come from people who weren’t paid to have great ideas” | chris dixon's blog
It is only afterward that a new idea seems reasonable. To begin with, it usually seems unreasonable.
9 days ago
Dave Hickey: 'I Will Never Retire From Art or Writing' | John Seed
Whatever you think of writer/critic Dave Hickey, you have to give him this: He speaks his mind.
9 days ago
Wayward Wild
Formerly No Little Plans, Wayward Wild marks a new partnership for Ryan and Tina Essmaker, cofounders of The Great Discontent, and Brad Smith, founder and former CEO of Virb, who have come together under the W/W banner.
9 days ago
graydon2 | always bet on text
I figured I should just post this somewhere so I can make future reference to how I feel about the matter, anytime someone asks me about such-and-such video, 3D, game or "dynamic" multimedia system. Don't get me wrong, I like me some illustrations, photos, movies and music. But text wins by a mile.
10 days ago
The Generation X Gap | Nassau Weekly
Douglas Coupland’s exhibit in the Vancouver Art Gallery this summer was called “everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything,” and from the instant I saw the title, before I even set foot in the museum, I was not feeling it.
10 days ago
It's Nice That : We ask six brilliant illustrators to tell us about their weapons of choice
Because no return to school is ever complete without a mammoth haul of stationery – think gel pens, scented glitter rollerballs, erasers as big as your 12-year-old fist and some kind of novelty pencil sharpener – we asked some of our favourite creatives to tell us what one piece of kit in the
10 days ago
I wish I could photosynthesize - but does it float
Drawings by Moonassi Title: Theodore Roethke via Zeloot Will 50 Watts
10 days ago
Storm Tharp | In The Make | Studio visits with West Coast artists
On my shelves are numerous books on the craft of fiction, many of which are vestiges of my grad school days that I now don’t open up nearly as often as I should.
10 days ago
The Millions : Do Not Tell Me This Is Not Beautiful: On the Collaborative Art of Words and Images
When Walker Evans accompanied James Agee on an assignment for Fortune in 1936, the two came to a certain realization that the bounds of magazine journalism would not permit a full portrayal of the Woods, the Gudgers, and the Ricketts — three families of poor white tenant farmers.
11 days ago
Brian Sabean cried last night and so did you - McCovey Chronicles
Last night, the Giants won the pennant. The Giants... won... the... pennant. It was a great night which stemmed from a great sight. I was elated, you were ecstatic, the Giants were deliriously blind, and then there was Brian Sabean: Look at him. Dad's crying. Seriously.
12 days ago
Travis Ishikawa sends the Giants to the World Series - McCovey Chronicles
For the next 50 years, you'll see video of Travis Ishikawa hitting a home run to send the Giants to the World Series. Every time it comes on, you'll smile. Every time you think about it, you'll remember why you follow sports, why you care so much about something that's supposed to mean nothing.
12 days ago
OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review | Ars Technica
When the book is finally closed on the product line known as OS X, last year’s release of OS X 10.9 Mavericks may end up getting short shrift.
13 days ago
Are Writers Born or Made? Jack Kerouac on the Crucial Difference Between Talent and Genius | Brain Pickings
“All of us, we’re links in a chain,” Pete Seeger observed in pondering the nature of creative work.
13 days ago
Nobel Lecture by Harold Pinter - YouTube
What every American need to see three times a year! This is a brilliant speech by Harold Pinter! Harold Pinter's Nobel Lecture was pre-recorded, and shown on video on 7 December 2005, in Börssalen at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.
14 days ago
Bill Murray On The Howard Stern Show 10/08/14 - YouTube
From Today's Howard Stern Show, Howard interviews Bill Murray.Audio originally aired October 8th, 2014 on Sirius XM.
14 days ago
Robert Downey Jr. On The Howard Stern Show 10/07/14 - YouTube
From Today's Howard Stern Show, Howard interviews Robert Downey Jr.Audio originally aired October 7th, 2014 on Sirius XM.
14 days ago
Skulls and Bones - In Focus - The Atlantic
In a number of crypts, catacombs, chapels, and memorials around the world, human skeletons are arranged for public view.
14 days ago
Kevin Kelly, Cool Tools - XOXO Festival (2014) - YouTube
The founding editor of Wired and former editor/publisher of the Whole Earth Review, Kevin Kelly coined the “1,000 True Fans” theory, an idea underlying the crowdfunding and direct-to-fan revolution. Last year, he self-published Cool Tools, a massive 472-page, 11”x14” compendium of the greatest tools ever made, a catalog of infinite possibilities. Recorded in September 2014 at XOXO, an arts and technology festival in Portland, Oregon celebrating independent artists using the Internet to make a living doing what they love. For more, visit http://xoxofest.com. Video thumbnail by Ian Linkletter: https://www.flickr.com/photos/linkletter/15129960160/ Intro Music: Broke for Free, "Only Instrumental" http://bit.ly/xo2014broke
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