IFC.com is running a "Radiohead Fanatic Fortnight" contest, starting today, in which Radiohead fans have a shot at winning special collectors' packages of the band's first three albums -- Pablo Honey, The Bends, and OK Computer -- and 12 high-quality vinyl Radiohead EPs. Contest ends April 10th, 2009. Five runners up each receive a copy each of all three 2CD Collectors Edition packages of Pablo Honey, The Bends and OK Computer. Above, video of Thom Yorke's performance on IFC's The Henry Rollins Show. Over the next two weeks, IFC.com will be featuring daily Radiohead videos and other content. Cool stuff.
Information is Beautiful has updated their comparison of artist payments on streaming services, estimating that 2.4 million plays on YouTube will net a whopping $1,472 for an unsigned artist. That’s $0.0006 per play!
As part of the Nicer Tuesdays series, Designer Weirdcore treats viewers to a rare historical overview of his concert visuals for Aphex Twin.
Design firm Dorothy created an alphabet made up entirely of letters from classic rock band logos. I did OK on this one, but the alternative rock one kicked my butt:
The Fader Stealth Quadcopter from TRNDlabs packs incredible flight performance into a package small enough to land on your phone screen, and it’s available now in the Boing Boing Store.The Fader’s six-axis gyroscope module gives it perfect balance in the air. This makes the onboard 720p HD camera all the better for shooting amazing flight […]
Although fully autonomous vehicles aren’t yet allowed on public streets, they are poised to dominate the roads in the not-too-distant future. But before that happens, Apple, Google, Uber, and other companies now investing in self-driving tech are going to need talented developers that can account for the dizzying array of factors at play when a […]
The PiCar-V learning kit comes with everything you need to build a Python-powered robot, and it’s currently being offered in the Boing Boing Store.