The three most recent posts on The World of Kane showcase the work of comic book artist Jim Steranko, cybernetic art pioneer Nicolas Schöffer, and Op Art creator Victor Vasarely. Mister Kane sure has good taste.
After an early life spent as petty thief, carny worker, magician, escape artist (Inspiring both Jack Kirby's 'Fourth World' character, super-escape artist, Mister Miracle; plus comic book artist Josef Kavalier in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay) and rock 'n' roll guitarist; Steranko entered the world of comics in 1966, working for Joe Simon's Harvey Thriller titles before succeeding Jack Kirby as Nick Fury artist on Marvel Comic's Strange Tales #151 (Dec. 1966).
Drone manufacturer DJI published a white paper proposing a kind of license plate for drones in the form of a wireless identifier that the buzzing UAVs would be required to broadcast. The paper describes a possible way to balance the privacy of drone operators with perceived public concern about whose controlling the bots buzzing overhead. […]
Thread count isn’t like one of those deceiving metrics like camera megapixels or Facebook friends—more threads are always better if you can afford them. If price was no object, we would all be snoozing soundly bundled up in 1.8 kilo-thread sheets every single night. Guess what? Price doesn’t have to be an object with this […]
Maybe it’s entirely because of podcast ads, but drag-and-drop tools like Squarespace have gotten immensely popular in recent years. While it’s definitely a great tool for any non-coders who want to get a small website up and running quickly, managing content with a primarily visual interface can become a pain once you have more than […]
When you can’t wait for the world’s longest meeting to end, the mindless leg bouncing makes your boredom obvious and just annoys everybody else. Everyone knows the TPS reports need the damn cover sheet, but some sadistic colleague keeps forgetting, probably on purpose just to eat into your lunch hour. Enough is enough!While serving a […]