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Google takes us inside some of the world’s great museums

Art Project, powered by Google. More about the project, including a brief how-it’s-done video, on LaughingSquid.

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Star Wars posters reimagined

Fanboy.com has collected a series of pretty cool reimaginings of Stars Wars movie posters, by various artists. [via Jenny]

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Cat vs. Internet

This is basically me and Orson. Click through for the whole shebang. [via Jenny]

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Global Lives Project

If any Schools Group alumni still read this here blog thing, I thought you might be interested in what one of your fellow former Schoolies is up to. Dave Harris founded this project a few years ago, and it’s currently showing at the YBCA in San Francisco, for those of you still in the Bay […]

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We’re gonna need more Mentos

The Mentos and Coke guys are back with a new experiment. Can they make a vehicle go with just the power of Mentos-Coke combustion? That sure looks like one of the dirigible hangars at Moffett Field, btw.

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Intellectual property and copyright from a new perspective

This TED Talk by Johanna Blakley gave me a new perspective on copyright. For the last few years, with the oncoming pervasiveness of open standards and technologies, I’ve seen benefits on both sides of the copyright-versus-open issue. While much benefit comes from copyright law, it can also stifle parts of innovation and culture. Blakely, of […]

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Scott Pilgrim trailer #2

Video: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – Trailer (HD) This is definitely my most eagerly anticipated summer film. There is little doubt that this movie will be awesomeness.

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Know where your towel is

This picture appears a lot on the internets, especially if you do a Google image search for Towel Day. But I’m the one who first made it.

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Grandaddy’s “Jed” on an Apple IIe

The guys at Panic make awesome apps, like Transmit (FTP client), Unison (Newsgroup reader), and Coda (web dev tool). They also made a little video by hooking up their Apple IIe to an iPad. Pretty cool. Original concept by Stewart Smith (and his original video, on an Apple ][+, here).

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“Home Again” by Queensryche

Okay, I’m not ashamed to admit this video choked me up. [Embedding is for some reason turned off, so you have to watch it at YouTube.] In a truly multi-generational project, singer Geoff Tate sings a duet with his daughter Emily, in a song partly inspired by his father’s experiences in the war. Queensryche’s album […]

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