Sunday, April 6, 2014

Edward Snowden: Here's how we take back the Internet

For some time now I've wanted to see Edward Snowden speak to see what he had to say about his actions and why he released the documents. I have to say that I was impressed with the discussion. He is a very articulate champion of a free and open internet.


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Most Amazing Rock Climbing Training Video Ever... No Really...Ever...

If he's not completely defying the laws of gravity, he is at least laughing at them...

Jan Hojer Training from Jan Hojer on Vimeo.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

La Dura Complete: The Hardest Rock Climb In The World

Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra, the world's two top climbers attempt what is currently the world's hardest route (5.15c).


Saturday, March 15, 2014

Hunger

I saw this animation today on Dangerous Minds. I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like it. It's got a very unsettling plot line and the soundtrack is equally so, but what really interested me is the style of the animation. Created in 1974, it's an interesting example of early computer animation. It looks like very crude hand-drawn line drawings, but then the way the lines move is where the computer generation comes into play. All of the lines seem to explode and then reassemble into a different object or scene.

Hunger from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

My Sketchbook- Purse Series

I was looking through my old sketchbooks today and came across this really intimate little series of pen and ink drawings that I that I did sometime around the mid 2000's. Some are more straightforward imaginings of coin purses, and others get downright bizarre. I thought they were interesting enough to scan and post here.
Sketchbook: Purse Series #1

Sketchbook: Purse Series #2

Sketchbook: Purse Series #3

Sketchbook: Purse Series #4

Sketchbook: Purse Series #5

Sketchbook: Purse Series #6

Sketchbook: Purse Series #7

Sketchbook: Purse Series #8

Sketchbook: Purse Series #9

Sketchbook: Purse Series #10