There are so many cool videos hand-picked for our Boing Boing video page, I cain't hardly stand it. Some of the recent selections:
• Denny's "The Hobbit" Menu Video Review, a masterpiece by our own Rob Beschizza.
• An ambient "jam session" between three Buddhist Chant Boxes and a droning Raagini Electronic Digital Tanpura.
• An awesome montage of the future as seen in film.
• Round the World in 18 Songs: CDA's live musical performance to Google Maps accompaniment.
• Pesco's gonna interview Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order at the SF JCC!!!!
• An alternate ending to Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, by Cee Lo Green.
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]
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Shake, stir, and muddle your way to delicious homemade cocktails with this must-have bar set. Expect only the finest quality tools from MakersKit — enabling you to unleash your inner mixologist.Top 12 Favorite Things of 2014, Sunset MagazineQuart-size vintage-style Mason jar shakerRetro double jigger for accurate measurementsStrainer & spouts for a mixologist-style smooth pourHardwood muddler […]
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.