Xeni visits the Steampunk Tree House, a 40+-foot-tall interactive sculpture created by a group of artists in Oakland, CA, and assembled for the first time at Burning Man. More than 60 people helped to create it, and in today's episode, you'll hear from project participants Alan Rorie, Nathaniel Taylor, and David Shulman.
Link full post with video, Discuss on tv.boingboing.net.
(Special thanks to Steampunk Tree House creator, project manager and creative director Sean Orlando. Thanks also to the team at Kinetic Steam Works. Still image shown here by Neil K of burningcam.com, thanks to VA for air travel, and Wayneco for accommodations).
Update: Scott Beale has been following this project for a while over at Laughing Squid blog: Link.
At last night’s “I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell” concert in Los Angeles, Miley Cyrus belted out Temple of the Dog’s “Say Hello 2 Heaven” backed up by Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam and Josh Freese and Brendan O’Brien. By all accounts, Cyrus’s surprisingly fierce performance was a highlight […]
On Monday, we reported that for the first time, a plant seed had germinated on the moon, an early experiment to test whether food could someday be grown on the moon to feed residents of a lunar base. The cotton sprout was inside a canister on China’s Chang’e 4 lander that touched down on the […]
Lorna Doom, badass bassist of influential Los Angeles punk band the Germs, died yesterday. Formed in 1976, the Germs — Doom, Darby Crash, Pat Smear, and Don Bolles in the classic line-up — were at the center of the early Hollywood punk scene that spawned Black Flag, X, Fear, the Go-Go’s, and so many seminal […]
Things move fast in the world of social media, and they don’t slow down for marketers looking to make an impact. Whether you’re grabbing eyeballs for a major company or a local business, you’ll need to adjust your strategy for every platform. Don’t have a strategy to begin with? That’s where the Social Media Marketing […]
It’s a rude awakening for that rookie vacationer abroad when they try to plug in their gear for the night. Veteran jet-setters know that outlet shapes can vary wildly from country to country, which necessitates that most boring must-have for any world-traveler: A sackful of clunky power adapters. Awkward problem, elegant solution: The Twist Plus […]
Looking for a career in music behind the boards, either as a music producer or DJ? It’s a good bet that you’re going to be working with Ableton Live. Each new iteration of this powerful workstation gives the user more tools to create, and it’s just as well suited for the task of meticulous track […]