April 24, 2014

Apple Lisa promo video, 1983: “A personal computer did all that? Incredible!”. Part two here.

(3 hours ago)

Protect & Survive: 51 minutes of 1970’s UK public infomercials for nuclear war preparation.

(4 hours ago)
April 21, 2014

Levis Kung Fu commercial: just one from this list of Under The Skin director Jonathan Glazer’s best ads.

(3 days ago)
April 20, 2014
The Economist: “Finance is not merely prone to crises, it is shaped by them. Five historical crises show how aspects of today’s financial system originated—and offer lessons for today’s regulators.”

The Economist: “Finance is not merely prone to crises, it is shaped by them. Five historical crises show how aspects of today’s financial system originated—and offer lessons for today’s regulators.”

(3 days ago)
April 16, 2014

SlashFilm: “Here’s a feature-length documentary on the art of cinematography — one of many such films, but this particular one does feature the participation of dozens of cinematographers.”

(1 week ago)
mazeon:

Amiga 500 SetupShown at 500 percent.

mazeon:

Amiga 500 Setup
Shown at 500 percent.

(1 week ago)
April 15, 2014

Robert Llewellyn tries out a new range extended electric taxi for London, the new MetroCab.

(1 week ago)
April 14, 2014

Chaos Reborn is a Kickstarted modern remake of the 1985 ZX Spectrum game Chaos by Julian Gollop. You can play the online prototype here.

(1 week ago)
I want to drive on the Web, but instead I’m being driven. All of us are. And that’s a problem. It’s not for lack of trying on the part of websites and services such as search engines. But they don’t make cars. They make stores and utilities that try to be personal, but aren’t, and never can be.
April 13, 2014
yourlogicalfallacyis.com: “A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don’t be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and call out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its ugly, incoherent head.” Includes handy downloadable poster.

yourlogicalfallacyis.com: “A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don’t be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and call out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its ugly, incoherent head.” Includes handy downloadable poster.

(1 week ago)
April 12, 2014

windandthekite:

Hari Kondabolu

(1 week ago)
April 11, 2014
Heartbleed explained by xkcd.

Heartbleed explained by xkcd.

(1 week ago)
April 10, 2014