David Pescovitz at 9:19 am Thu, Mar 13, 2014
Black Simon and Garfunkel, aka The Roots' Captain Kirk Douglas and Questlove, cover Lorde's "Royals." (via Laughing Squid)
In 1969 at a school in Shoreditch, England, children young and old learned to experiment with avant-garde music composition using tape recorders, loops, electronics, and other techniques.
Jeffrey sez, "Paul French, who recently won an Edgar in the true crime category, uses the forthcoming US publication of Decoded, the first spy novel by a PRC author to be translated into English, as a jumping off point for a Los Angeles Review of Books 'China Blog' post on the ongoing allure of Asian settings for authors of fictional works of intrigue.
MIT engineers are developing "soft robots" with bodies made of silicone that is actuated by fluid flowing through veins in the material.
David Pescovitz at 9:08 am Thu, Mar 13, 2014
Cory Doctorow at 9:00 am Thu, Mar 13, 2014
David Pescovitz at 8:49 am Thu, Mar 13, 2014