Alan Kay presenting Ivan Sutherland’s Sketchpad, one of most influencial programs in the history of graphical user interfaces. Sutherland developed Sketchpad in 1963. This video was extracted taken from a longer one in http://www.archive.org/details/AlanKe…
1) Tim Vine “I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.” 2) David Gibson “I’m currently dating a couple of anorexics. Two birds, one stone.” 3) Emo Philips “I picked up a hitch hiker. You’ve got to when you hit them.” 4) Jack Whitehall “I bought one of those anti-bullying(…)
Each picture represents a before and after ‘the dissapearance’ shot. Picture above (1970): Maria Irma Ferreira, Maria Susana Ferreira; picture below (2006): Maria Susana Ferreira From Zeit Online: During the military dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983 nearly 30,000 people disappeared without trace. Der Fotograf Gustavo Germano gehört zu den Opfern des Staatsterrors. The(…)
Previously Improv Everywhere related: Excellent T-Mobile Ad, a la Improv Everywhere. I Love Lunch! The Musical — Improv Everywhere Grocery Store Musical — Improv Everywhere Surprise Wedding Reception — Improv Everywhere Brooklyn Bridge Flash Mob — Improv Everywhere “Can I have a napkin please?” — Improv Everywhere Grand Central Station Stunt — 200+ people ‘freeze’(…)
Mark Twain left instructions not to publish his autobiography until 100 years after his death, which is now.
From The Independent: Exactly a century after rumours of his death turned out to be entirely accurate, one of Mark Twain’s dying wishes is at last coming true: an extensive, outspoken and revelatory autobiography which he devoted the last decade of his life to writing is finally going to be published. The creator of Tom(…)
From the Gothamist: Banksy has been traveling across the country for the last couple of weeks, doing pieces and promoting his movie “Exit Through The Giftshop”. After he hit Toronto and Boston, streetart enthusiasts were betting he’d show up in NYC. Those suspicions turned out to be true this morning, when this piece showed up(…)