March, 2011

  • March 31, 2011 • On Media • Views: 222

    Cut the Cord

    “Cut the cord” has become the rallying cry for those interested in abandoning cable television in favor of streaming online video to their phones, tablets, desktops and – forsooth! – televisions. It’s an apt phrase, not merely...

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  • March 23, 2011 • Culture Dept. • Views: 255

    Sign of the Times: FMRL Parking Edition

    You know you’re legit when you not only have your own parking space but a big f-off sign saying so. Behold, the official FMRL Parking Sign. Now we no longer need to fight for parking with Danny Glover and his Carrie Productions,...

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  • March 22, 2011 • On Media • Views: 217

    Twitter the “Mayor” of the Middle East?

    I’m just sophomoric enough to still enjoy a typo or two when it comes from in such a venerable a news organization as the New York Times. In a article exploring the 5th anniversary of the launch of Twitter, the Times substituted the...

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  • March 12, 2011 • On Media • Views: 192

    Blade Runner’s Sequel Sickness

    Certain films are so singular in vision, so spectacular in their realization that they’re fundamentally immune to the disease of sequel-itis, or its often more virulent form, prequel-itis. Among those in this rarified canon are...

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  • March 7, 2011 • On Media • Views: 192

    Light Painting with WiFi

    Norway-based Timo Arnall, a designer working with interactive products and media, presents Immaterials: Light Painting WiFi, an exploration of the invisible terrain of WiFi networks in urban spaces. Arnall and his team of collaborators...

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  • March 3, 2011 • On Media • Views: 173

    Star Wars Palette, circa 1977

    The Force from a crayon box, the Star Wars Palette, circa 1977....

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