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Richard Williams- Animating Movement

[…] In a world where live-action and animation are growing closer and closer to one another, Richard Williams was and still is one of the last remaining members of the old guard who wanted to push animation in the exact … Continue reading

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How TikTok’s Algorithm Figures You Out | Kottke

Using dozens of bot accounts, The Wall Street Journal did an investigation and determined that TikTok’s algorithm needs only one piece of information to determine what you want to watch: the amount of time you spend watching individual videos. Observing … Continue reading

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Nissan Taps Video Game Company for New In-Car Warning Sounds

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 27, 2021 Car warning sounds urging drivers to buckle up or turn off the headlights can be quite unpleasant to listen to. So Nissan teamed up with sound designers at Bandai Namco, the gaming … Continue reading

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Innovative Campus Will Have Buildings Blurring City and Nature

The suite of impressive buildings will are designed by some of the world’s biggest starchitects. The new Westbank San Jose Campus boasts not only incredible contemporary architecture but also a team of starchitects reimagining city life in innovative structures. This … Continue reading

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NASA Engineers Want This Steampunk Rover to Uncover Venus’ Secrets

Venus is a spacecraft killer and always has been. Because of its hellish conditions, NASA JPL engineers are designing a new type of rover that could finally explore our mysterious neighbor. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker (then hit the little … Continue reading

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History’s Most Expensive Spice: Saffron

[…] LINKS TO INGREDIENTS & EQUIPMENT** Sony Alpha 7C Camera: https://amzn.to/2MQbNTK Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens: https://amzn.to/35tjyoW Premium Saffron: https://amzn.to/3rbPs3b LINKS TO SOURCES** The Forme of Cury: https://amzn.to/3yZZkQb The Statutes at Large: https://amzn.to/3eoM2oh Katerina’s Windows by Volker Schier: https://amzn.to/3rkWkLx Saffron: A … Continue reading

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Are Humans the Only Animals That Have Culture? | IN OUR NATURE

“In Our Nature” is a NEW special limited series on It’s Okay To Be Smart! We’re on PATREON! Join the community ►► https://www.patreon.com/itsokaytobesmart ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓ Seemingly distant ecosystems, even half a world apart, are connected … Continue reading

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Meet ‘Miss Todd’


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Miss Todd

It’s 1909, and the whole world is waking to the possibilities of flight. Miss Todd dreams of flying, but she’s got more than gravity holding her down. This is the story of her determination, her perseverance, and her passion – … Continue reading

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Every Book Lover Should Fear This Graph | Medium

Andy Hunter Andy Hunter Founder and CEO of Bookshop.org Take a look at this graph. The blue is Amazon’s share of book sales in the past six years. The orange is where we are headed if their average growth rate … Continue reading

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