Ekow Nimako is AMAZING!!
I’m a LEGO geek. I grew up with LEGOs and rejoined the fold when my daughter was 6 yo and my son was 3. I recently purchased one of my white whales, the Batman Tumbler, which is proudly displayed in my home office along with various other sets, some on-loan from my son. (I also may have purchased The Razor Crest just to get “the child” figure. That might have...
Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman
I found this excerpt online after hearing @tristanharris read it on Rogan’s podcast. Simply chilling. We were keeping our eye on 1984. When the year came and the prophecy didn’t, thoughtful Americans sang softly in praise of themselves. The roots of liberal democracy had held. Wherever else the terror had happened, we, at least, had not been visited byÂ OrwellianÂ nightmares. But we...
Travis Scott and Fortnite Present: Astronomical (video)
We covered Twitch the other night in class and our guest lecturer, @mwulff87, mentioned this event which I completely missed! (I completely missed it because I’m not a gamer, nor am I fan of Travis Scott.) This is a good post on how it was received.Â
A brief history of Alternative Music (infographic)
This is an intricate infographic linking the founders of alternative music to those that were influenced by them. (You can buy the poster here.) I love this with the exception of one glaring omission. The mighty Jane’s Addiction is completely missing. So beyond definition were Jane’s Addiction in the late 80s, that Rolling StoneÂ referred to them as “art rock”. Their first...
Wekfest Japan 2019 (video)
I’ve always been fascinated by different cultures and car culture is no exception. Enjoy!
Tron Inspired Ironman toy from Hot Toys!
Not sure how in the hell is missed this but . . . it . . . is . . . AMAZING! Looks like you can get a yellow version and/or preorder War Machine now. Super cheap ;)
Sacha Baron Cohen speaks eloquently about the need to regulate social media (video)
Sacha Baron Cohen speaks passionately and eloquently about the need to regulate social media from r/Futurology
This is an amazing speech providing a thoughtful perspective.Â
The Golden Age of the Internet is Over (video)
This is worth watching . . .
Japan – Neons & Sakuras (video)
I took a group of students to Japan in 2014 to study mobile consumer behavior. Needless to say, it was an amazing experience. This video summarizes Japan’s diverse culture in 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Enjoy!