Rant: I Love Photography →
kateoplis: “Why am I telling you this? Isn’t it self-obvious? Don’t we all love photography? The answer is no. There is a percentage of photographers who hate photography. They do not appreciate photography. They do not consume photography. They don’t look at photo books or photo magazines. They hate the guy with the iPhone taking Instagram shots. They hate the guy who just bought the D4 because...
There are a lot of rich people in the world. There are very few people who have...– Interview: David Karp, founder of Tumblr, on realising his dream (via joshuanguyen)
Of wealth, there is no limit that appears to man, for those of us who have the...– Solon (via claytoncubitt)
If we’re willing to spend $750 billion (so far) to make democracy in Iraq...– Lawrence Lessig in Republic, Lost (via think-progress) Previously: Iraq war facts & stats (via kateoplis)
We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is...– John Lennon (via claytoncubitt)
Shame is not a catalyst for change; it is a paralytic. Anyone who has ever...– oh, so fucking true. What’s Wrong With Fat-Shaming? | xoJane (via barbiehighheels)
MacBook Air Thunderbolt editing 4K video shows why... →
If you’re going to take pictures with your iPad, you might as well throw a...– Clayton Cubitt (@claytoncubitt)
There was a study recently in which thirty of the largest companies in the...– Elizabeth Warren on the Daily Show tonight (via kateoplis)
kateoplis: “The National Science Foundation has... →
kateoplis: “The National Science Foundation has just released its biennial report on global investment in science, engineering and technology. The NSF warns that the United States is quickly losing ground to Asia, especially to China. … One big reason: According to the NSF, American firms nearly doubled…
When a genius appears in the world, you can know him by this sign: that all the...– Jonathan Swift (via claytoncubitt)
Facebook has used a portion of its considerable resources to finance a team of...– Mark Zuckerberg (via barbiehighheels)
Squeezing the most out of a 5D Mk II or ALEXA... →
ericalba: By fxphd. #cinematography
Warning signs of fascism →
This list was created in 2003 by Laurence W. Britt and published in Free Inquiry Magazine. He took these characteristics from Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Franco’s Spain, Salazar’s Portugal, Papadopoulos’s Greece, Pinochet’s Chile, and Suharto’s Indonesia. Powerful and continuing expressions of nationalism Disdain for the importance of human rights Identification of enemies/scapegoats as a...
ericalba: Hugo Visual Effects Reel Breakdown reel by Pixomondo #vfx #cgi
Eric Alba Blog: David Fincher on working on ROTJ... →
Something that I’ve always wondered, and you’ve mentioned ILM, what exactly was your role on ‘Return of the Jedi’? I was loading cameras. Were you around [‘Jedi’ director] Richard Marquand? I met Marquand, but I was one of 9000 people getting the movie made. I did the Chicken Walkers [a.k.a….
Ensuring That Ideas Are Employee-Owned →
ericalba: Q&A w/Katherine Hays of GenArts. #vfx #IP
Make good stuff, then make it easy for people to buy it. There’s your...– Jonathan Coulton, definitively. (via merlin)
LomoKino Smartphone Holder converts 35mm film... →
ericalba: poor-man’s telecine to go. #photography #cinematograpy
DOJ/Public evidence shows Apple, Adobe had... →
ericalba: Lucasfilm & Pixar also mentioned.
"Just as Communists managed to destroy Communism,... →
claytoncubitt: “A Pew Research Center poll in December found that only 50 percent of Americans reacted positively to the term “capitalism,” while 40 percent reacted negatively. Among Americans ages 18 to 29, more had a negative view of capitalism than a positive view, the survey found. Those young Americans actually viewed socialism more positively than capitalism. In other words, America’s...
The Wikipedia blackout presents a horrifying picture of a world with no...– Andy Daglas (via kateoplis)
George Lucas Is Ready to Roll the Credits →
ericalba: interesting article, Lucas retiring blockbusters and focusing on personal films. #film
Men who don’t like girls with brains don’t like girls.– Mignon McLaughlin (via zoetica)