Nando Costa's "The New America" is a fantastic animation made from 800+ laser engraved blocks of maple. He had me at the opening shot of an eye in the triangle. Costa is selling the original blocks for $50 each at Etsy.
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.