I love these short animated films by PES. "Kaboom" makes wonderful use of toys to depict an air raid, with popcorn and gift wrapping bows as explosions. The effect is incredible. At least one of the movies ("Roof Sex") is not safe for work (unless you wear headphones). I'm in awe. Link (Thanks, John!)
Reader comment: Nick Madeira seays: "Glad to see you're giving PES a shout. I was lucky enough to get hold
of one of the 'Diesel Dreams' promo DVDs for which 'Kaboom' was made.
"The 'dream' sequences vary in theme, length and 'wow' factor
considerably, but they all act as an indicator of future/current
directing talent! Check Thomas Hilland's 'There's Smoke In My Head'
(Click the right-hand arrow twice and then the girl in green with the
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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